Dante Flores breaks the deadlock with a solo home run.
This year's schedule will feature a two-game series, beginning Friday, Nov. 16
Split-squad practices set for Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.
Three team scrimmages planned for this weekend.
19-person class is ranked No. 24 in the nation according to Collegiate Baseball.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played four years of varsity baseball for head coach Tom McCormick at Bakersfield Christian HS in Bakersfield, Calif. ... Was South Sequoia League Co-MVP and All-Area Co-MVP as a senior in 2012 ... Earned First Team All-South Sequoia League honors as a sophomore in 2010 and a junior in 2011 ... All-Area Second Team as a junior ... Led the state in runs in 2012 ... Won CIF Central Section as a junior ... Competed for the Bakersfield Dodgers.
PERSONAL: Goes by AJ ... An international relations major at USC ... Parents are Roberto and Kristen ... Father Roberto played professional baseball for 13 years ... Has two brothers, Ramsey and Josiah ... Lists Albert Pujols as his biggest sports hero .. Favorite movie is The Dark Knight Rises ... Favorite TV Show is the George Lopez Show ... Would like to visit Europe ... Birthdate is April 4, 1993.