Many returning Trojans played summer ball for clubs from Alaska to Cape Cod this past summer.
Four Trojans will compete in the prestigious Cape Cod League.
The Trojans collected a season-high 19 hits in the win.
Waseda University visits Dedeaux Field from Japan.
Dante Flores blasts his first home run of the season, a two-run shot, to break open the game.
2014 SUMMER BALL: Played for the Anchorage Glacier Pilots in the Alaska League ... Pitched in five games and threw a total of 20 innings of work ... Finished the season with a 5.40 ERA ... Glacier Pilots finished the season 20-22 and placed second in the National League of the Alaska Baseball League.
2014/FRESHMAN: In his first season of work for the Trojans, Flores appeared in five games out of the bullpen ... Finished the season with four strikeouts in 5.0 innings of work ... Tallied a season and career high of three strikeouts in 2.0 innings of work on May 20 versus Cal State Fullerton ... Concluded the season with a 7.20 ERA.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was a four-year letterwinner at Baldwin Park High School for head coach Jake Barendregt...213 All-CIF Division 4 selection...2013 Rawlings California Region honorable mention...2013 Mid Valley News Top Area baseball players...2012 & 2013 First Team All-Valle Vista League...2013 Under Armour Preseason All-American...In 2012 threw Baldwin Park's first no-hitter in 23 years...Earned All-Academic honors in 2012 and 2013 and was also an honor roll student...Graduated with honors.
PERSONAL: Parents are Bernardo Flores Sr. and Rosio Flores...Has one sister, Crystal...Majoring in history... Career goals include being a college professor or broadcaster...Lists his biggest sports hero as Nolan Ryan because of his work ethic and his true grit on and off the field...Favorite movies are The Rookie, For Love of the Game, Rocky, Gran Torino and Dirty Harry... Would like to visit Boston and Fenway Park...Favorite musicians are AC/DC, Led Zepplin and the Rolling Stones...Favorite foods are steak, hot dogs, salad, pasta and fruit...Favorite television shows are That 70's Show, Pawn Stars, The Bronx is Burning... Birthdate is August 23, 1995.