Sparks is expected to make an immediate impact for the Anteaters. The 6-foot-4 third baseman was a 24th round draft pick by the Cleveland Indians in the 2011 MLB Draft. In addition to his work on the field, he was a two-time Athlete of the Year at St. John Bosco High School.
2012 (Fr., UC Irvine): .202 hitter in 45 games/39 starts with 3 HR (led team) and 12 RBI.
High School: All-Trinity League first-team honoree as a senior…also lettered in football.