Walter on Bartholomew
"Bart is coming on fast. When he puts it together we think he can be a great college pitcher. Featuring a good sinking fast ball, a cutter, a breaking ball and a change-up he has the rare ability to change speeds and pitch with his fastball."
Went 13-2 as a junior with an ERA of 3.00 ... Pitched for the Dallas Patriots and was named Dallas Patriot of the Year by the organization ... Preseason All-American for the spring of 2012 ... 2011 Perfect Game Underclass High Honorable Mention and Perfect Game Top 1000 Player ... Earned three varsity letters for the Dallas Jesuit Rangers.
Son of Kevin and Cynthia Bartholomew ... Full name is Christian McLain Bartholomew ... Has an older sister Kathleen ... Born 11/16/1993 in Abilene, Texas ... Two high school teammates compete in college baseball ... Also played with Josh Bell in high school, who is in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.