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  Alex Blandino
Alex Blandino
Player Profile
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Palo Alto, CA

High School:
St. Francis

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Position:
3B

B/T:
R/R

04/21/2013

Fourth Straight Series Win Features Fireworks in Finale

Lindquist earns save and win in three-game series

04/20/2013

Cardinal Unable to Protect Early Lead

Series decider set for 2 p.m. (PT) on Sunday

04/19/2013

Stanford Keeps Wildcats Leashed to Open Series

Lindquist leaves bases loaded in ninth for save

04/16/2013

Cardinal Tames Tigers, 9-2

Ragira homers for third straight game

04/12/2013

No. 23 Stanford Takes Game One From Washington

Washington out-hits Stanford in series opener

06/14/2012

Stanford Baseball - Year in Photos

Stanford Baseball - Year in Photos

06/04/2012

Stanford vs. Pepperdine - Day 3

Stanford vs. Pepperdine - Day 3

06/03/2012

Stanford Baseball vs. Pepperdine (6/2/2012)

Stanford Baseball vs. Pepperdine (6/2/2012)

05/26/2012

Stanford Baseball vs. Cal

Stanford Baseball vs. Cal - (5/26/12)

05/15/2012

Stanford vs. USF - May 15, 2012

Stanford vs. USF - May 15, 2012

Honors and Awards
• 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 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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