The USC baseball team has received commitments from sophomores LHP Bryan Harper (6-5 195) and RHP Donn Roach (6-1 180) of College of Southern Nevada JC for the 2010 signing class. Both are natives of Las Vegas.
Harper pitched last season for Cal State Northridge. He appeared in 16 games, starting six, and had a 0-4 record with a 6.68 ERA. In 32.1 innings, Harper walked 22 and struck 15. Teams batted .351 agaInst him. Harper was drafted in 2008 by Washington in the 31st round. He's the brother of highly regarded catcher Bryce Harper who is a freshman at Southern Nevada and is expected to be one of the top picks in this summer's draft.
Roach played last season at Arizona before transfering to the junior college. He appeared in 20 games, starting seven, and was 1-4 with a 7.84 ERA. Roach worked 41.1 innings striking out 22 and walking 22, and teams batted .327 against him. Baseball American named Roach one of the nation's top 50 seniors in 2008 when he was 9-1 with a 1.73 ERA. He was drafted by the Angels in the 40th round that summer.