Gallardo will compete for playing time as a reliever on the USC pitching staff.
2009 (West Los Angeles College)
He made two starts in six appearances for West Los Angeles (Calif.) College for coach Bob Grant...had an 0-2 record with a 7.56 ERA...in 16 2/3 innings, he allowed 15 hits and 14 earned runs with 12 walks and 21 strikeouts...opponents hit .220 against him.
He was a three-year varsity letterwinner at Westchester High in Los Angeles under coach Ross Rossenfeld.
He is majoring in sociology...parents are Mario and Martha...has two brothers, Leonardo and Waldo, and two sisters Marina and Patricia...lists Fernando Valenzuela as his favorite athlete...favorite movie is Bull Durham...favorite television shows are Family Guy, Sportscenter and That 70s Show...listens to Kanye West, Jay-Z and T.I...