We reported back in November that Cal freshman Eric Jaffe was looking into transferring to UCLA if he could get a waiver to be eligible for the 2011 season. According to Baseball America’s Aaron Fitt, he has been able to secure that waiver and will join the Bruins this spring. Jaffe decided to look into transferring to the Bruins at semester break after Cal announced it was dropping baseball at the end of the 2011 season.
Jaffe was the top recruit for the Cal Bears this season after being selected in the 19th round by the Boston Red Sox in the 2010 MLB Draft but decided to head to Berkeley. This move by Eric will give the Bruins another potential bat and impact arm on the mound as they try to make it to the College World Series for the second straight season.