Nipomo right-hander Ryan McNeil delivers a pitch during a game against Cabrillo in 2011. McNeil went 7-1 with a 1.40 ERA that season. He was eventually drafted by the Chicago Cubs in 2012 and pitched in their organization for six years.
Nipomo pitcher Ryan McNeil, center, bumps fists with teammates after beating Gladstone 3-1 in a first round CIF Division 5 baseball game in May of 2011. McNeil pitched a complete game en route to earning the win at Nipomo’s home baseball diamond.
Nipomo High pitcher Ryan McNeil throws during a game against visiting Santa Ynez in 2012.
Nipomo's Ryan McNeil throws during a game against Santa Ynez in 2012.
Nipomo High's Ryan McNeil throws a strike during a game against the St. Joseph Knights at Nipomo High on Feb. 28, 2012.
Nipomo shortstop Ryan McNeil makes the catch at second base and gets the close out during extra innings in a 3-2 playoff loss to Tahquitz in the final game of the season on May 24, 2011.
Nipomo grad Ryan McNeil has racked up 17 saves for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans so far in 2016.
Nipomo High grad Ryan McNeil delivers a pitch for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in 2015. McNeil has underwent from Tommy John surgery to become the Pelicans' top relief pitcher in 2016, closing out 17 games in his 19 save opportunities that year.
Ryan McNeil delivers a pitch for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans. The Nipomo High grad has 17 saves in 19 chances for the Pelicans this year. He has a 2.30 ERA in 43 innings.
Pioneer Valley’s Chad De La Guerra pitches against the Atascadero Greyhounds during a March 31, 2010 game in Santa Maria. De La Guerra has graduated from Grand Canyon University in the spring and is now playing in the Boston Red Sox minor league system.
Nipomo High grad Ryan McNeil delivers a pitch for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans last season. McNeil has recovered from Tommy John surgery to become the Pelicans' top relief pitcher in 2016, closing out 17 games in his 19 save opportunities this year.
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