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#1 Alex Blandino
Position: 3rd Base
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif.
High School: St. Francis
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Blandino Photos
Honors and Awards
• 2014 Golden Spikes Award watch list
• 2014 Perfect Game preseason All-America second team
• 2014 Baseball America preseason All-America second team
• 2014 Louisville Slugger preseason All-America third team
• 2012 Freshman All-America (Collegiate Baseball)
• 2012 Honorable Mention All-Pac-12
• 2012 Collegiate Baseball Player of the Week (April 23)
• 2012 NCBWA Player of the Week (April 23)
• 2012 Pac-12 Player of the Week (April 23)

Off The Farm
• Selected in the 38th round of the 2011 MLB draft by the Oakland Athletics

As a Junior (2014)
• Stanford's starting third baseman
• Tied a career high with three runs scored at Texas Feb. 23
• Career high three walks at Oregon State April 5

As a Sophomore (2013)

• 53 games played
• 52 starts at third base
•.268 BA, .453 SLG%, .340 OB%, 31 R, 48 H, 32 RBI, 10 2B
• 12 multi-hit games
• Nine multi-RBI games
• Eight hits during five games stretch from April 5-12
• 12 hits, 11 RBI in final six games
• 3-for-4 with solo home run against UNLV
• 3-for-4 with three doubles and one run at Washington State
• 3-for-5 with two runs and two RBI at USC
• Four runs during USC series
• 2-for-4, there runs, one RBI with solo home run at San Jose State
• Three-RBI double against Oregon State
• Three-run home run at Pacific
• Two home runs in home win over Pacific

As a Freshman (2012)
• Started 11 games as Stanford's designated hitter
• 27 starts at third base
• Two starts at second base
• Second on the team and 10th in the league with eight home runs
• Three-run go-ahead homer and a sac fly in an NCAA Regional win over Pepperdine
• Two-run homer against Utah
• Four doubles in two games at Oregon State, including three straight doubles in the series opener
• Hit .563 (9-for-16) with four homers, 11 RBI and eight runs over a week's stretch in mid-April
• Two homers in series opener with Arizona State (3-for-4, four runs, four RBI)
• Game-winning RBI and three-run homer in second contest against the Sun Devils
• Two hits, one double and a stolen base in the series finale with Arizona State
• Two-run homer against San Jose State
• Two-run homer against St. Mary's in his first start at second base, later adding the game-winning run in the 12th inning
• Registered an RBI in each of his first career three starts
• Three-run homer in second career start against St. Mary's
• Made first collegiate appearance at second base in the late stages of a contest at Pacific

The Blandino File
• Four-time varsity letterman at St. Francis (Calif.)
• 2011 Cal-Hi Sports Player of the Year
• 2011 San Jose Mercury News Baseball Player of the Year
• 2011 Palo Alto Daily News Baseball Player of the Year
• 2011 Rawlings Golden Glove
• 2011 all-state performer
• Hit .511, 39 RBI, 33 R, .453 OB, 16 SB, 9 HR during senior prep campaign
• School record holder with 18 career home runs
• 4-1, 2.18 ERA, 45.0 IP from the bump as a senior
• Son of Tomas Blandino and Suzanne Field
• Three siblings: Matteo, Katya and Jordan
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