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Second Time Around - Aaron Pangilinan Drafted By MLB's Chicago White Sox
Picked in the 42nd round, Escalon High graduate Aaron Pangilinan is the second Pangilinan brother to be drafted by the Chicago White Sox.

Older brother Leighton is entering his third season with the White Sox organization and is currently in Great Falls, Montana with a farm team there.

Aaron, who just graduated EHS in May, has some time to consider whether he wants to go to college first, but will also hear the offer from the White Sox organization before making that decision.

A versatile player, Pangilinan can pitch, catch and play the field as well as hit for power.

He helped the Cougars claim their second consecutive Sac-Joaquin Section title this season and also tossed a no-hitter against Ripon Christian in a March 15 preseason contest, a game in which he also hit a home run to help his own cause.

The White Sox organization has until mid-August to reach agreement with Pangilinan on a contract offer.

Leighton, 20, is a first baseman in the White Sox organization and is starting the 2011 campaign with the Great Falls Voyagers of the Pioneer League. His first game of the season is scheduled for June 20.

Leighton was picked by the White Sox in the 40th round of the 2009 MLB June amateur draft.