Rey Rey Mendoza is Eagle Pass baseball.
The crafty left-handed pitcher was the District MVP a year ago and has signed with the University of Houston. Mendoza could lead the Eagles to a District 29-6A title as the team's ace.
We go inside the dugout at Eagle Pass and see what makes Mendoza tick.
VYPE: What does signing to UH Baseball mean to you?
MENDOZA: Signing to UH was a dream come true. I’ve always aspired to play baseball at the next level and I’m grateful for the opportunity.
VYPE: What are you looking forward to most this season?
MENDOZA: This season I’m hoping that we are able to make it to the playoffs again and do better than we did last year.
VYPE: What’s your favorite memory from playing at Eagle Pass
MENDOZA: My favorite memory was advancing to the second round my junior year in the playoffs after a hard fought game.
VYPE: What are your expectations for this year?
MENDOZA: My expectations for this year are to give it my all in every practice and every game, and to make a run in the playoffs. God willing.
VYPE: What’s your pregame song and what’s your walk up song?
MENDOZA: “Keanu Reeves” by Logic is both my pregame song and walk-up song.