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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette-Dan Altavilla

Monday, June 9, 2014

"Of the 30 Major League Baseball teams that could have potentially drafted Dan Altavilla, the Seattle Mariners were always in the back of his mind.

The franchise was one of the first that spoke with the pitcher early in his senior season at Mercyhurst. One of the team's regional scouts came to his house one day to talk to the Elizabeth Forward graduate and his family. Before the third round of the draft even began, Seattle called him with an offer. "

Read more in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story titled Altavilla selected in MLB draft.