Young player with a good, live arm... Could be a contributor out of the bullpen.
Wayne Graham said -- "John Michael has a real feel for pitching. He's participating in a recovery program to help us."
Sat out both the 2005 and 2006 seasons with the Owls while overcoming a nagging injury.
2004 graduate of ISidore Newman High School in New Orleans... Four-year letterman for the Greenies under coach Billy Fitzgerald... 2004 all-district honoree... Voted newcomer of the year in 2002... Maintained a career batting average of .384 and a 2.86 ERA... Helped lead the Greenies to the 2A state championship his junior year and to the state quarterfinals three times... Served as class business manager.
Full Name: John Michael Chistovich. Born: Dec. 14, 1984, in New Orleans (one sister). Great-grandfather, Alvin Christovich, played professional baseball in the St. Louis Browns organization. Major: economics/managerial studes. College: Martel.