AJ Ramirez blasts his second career grand slam in the victory.
He made 37 starts in 46 games, batting .267 (36-for-135) with 12 RBI and three stolen bases...hit 10 doubles and two triples...finished the season with a 2-for-3 day with a double and one RBI on May 30 against Washington...went 2-for-3 with a double on May 23 at Washington State...hit a triple in a 3-for-5 day with one RBI on April 9 against California...had three singles in a 3-for-6 performance on March 21 at Pacific...recorded a season-high three RBI in a 2-for-4 game on March 15 at Hawai'i...opened the season with a nine-game hitting streak that was snapped on March 7...went 3-for-4 with two doubles on Feb. 20 at Cal Poly.
He played for the Walla Walla Sweets of the West Coast League...in 13 games, he batted .297 (11-for-37) with two doubles, one triple and four RBI.
Santa Ana College
He led Santa Ana College during the 2009 season with a .427 batting average (82-for-192) after transferring from Washington State...made 44 starts in 46 games and scored 51 runs while hitting 13 doubles, a triple, three home runs, 37 RBI with 14 stolen bases...earned All-Orange Empire Conference first team honors as his team finished with a 34-11 overall record.
During the 2008 season, he played in two games for the Cougars as a freshman...went 1-for-2 at the plate and scored two runs.
He was a four-year varsity letterwinner at Todd Beamer High School in Federal Way, Wash., for coach Jerry Peterson...earned All-South Puget Sound League most valuable player honors in his senior season...earned all-state honors in his junior and senior seasons...earned All-South Puget Sound League first team honors in his sophomore and junior seasons...also played three years on the football team as a wide receiver and defensive back, earning league offensive most valuable player and all-state second team honors as a senior.
He is majoring in economics...parents are Stephen and Michelle...has one brother, Andrew, and one sister, Christine...lists Jackie Robinson as his favorite athlete...favorite movies are Boondock Saints and Green Street...favorite television shows are Entourage and Eastbound and Down...listens to Dave Matthews Band and John Mayer...birthdate is Nov. 8, 1988.