Woodlands HS grad David Macias homers in Daytona Cubs victory
The Woodlands High School graduate David Macias hit his second home run of the year as the Daytona Cubs defeated the Clearwater Threshers, 6-1, in baseball action on Sunday.
On the season, Macias, a second baseman, is batting .365 with eight RBIs and two home runs.
Macias was a 2004 graduate of The Woodlands before going on to play four seasons (2005 to 2008) of Division I baseball at Vanderbilt University. During his senior campaign, 2008, Macias was selected as a Southeastern Conference all-star after batting .356 with nine home runs, 61 runs scored and 40 RBIs for the Commodores. Macias posted a career .325 batting average with 10 homers and 91 RBIs. He was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 19th round (581st overall) of the 2008 Major League Baseball draft. Through the 2010 season, Macias appeared in 274 career minor league games for the Cubs' farm teams making it as high as Double-A Tennessee of the Southern League. He was a career .232 hitter with three home runs and 82 RBIs. Macias was born March 7, 1986, in The Woodlands.
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