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  A.J. Vanegas
A.J. Vanegas
Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Alameda, CA

High School:
Redwood Christian

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 215

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R

04/12/2013

No. 23 Stanford Takes Game One From Washington

Washington out-hits Stanford in series opener

04/09/2013

Slugfest Goes Down to Wire as Cardinal Pulls Out 10-8 Win

Stanford matches season-high 10 runs in back and forth game

04/07/2013

USC Sweep Spoiled as Game Three Gets Away

Cardinal takes two in Pac-12 road series

04/05/2013

Whiting's First Career Homer Run Leads to Conquering of Trojans

Appel fans seven with one walk

04/04/2013

Three-Game Set at USC Up Next for Cardinal

Baseball looking to take second series in two weeks

06/03/2012

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

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

03/26/2012

Stanford vs USC

Stanford vs USC

Honors and Awards
• 2012 NCAA Stanford Regional All-Tournament Team

Off The Farm
• Drafted in the seventh round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the San Diego Padres
• Played for the Cape Cod League's Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox in 2011
• 0-1, 4.13 ERA, 24.0 IP, 22 H, 20 K, 15 BB
• Played for Team USA at the 2009 Junior World Championships
• 0-0, 3.12 ERA, 8.2 IP, 10 K, 8 BB, .188 opp/avg.
• Played on Team USA's U18 National Team in 2009
• Led team to gold medal at 2009 Pan American Games
• 0-0, 1.84 ERA, 29.1 IP, 40 K, 15 BB

As a Sophomore (2012)
• NCAA Stanford Regional All-Tournament Team
• Worked as weekend starter, reliever and closer
• 4-0, 2.62 ERA, 21 APP, 65.1 IP, 5 GS, 53 K, 37 BB, 56 H
• Five saves (four over last six weeks of season)
• 10 appearances lasted more than 3.0 innings
• Eight strikeouts in 3.2 innings of one-hit scoreless relief in NCAA Regional win over Pepperdine
• Retired nine straight in 5.2 relief frames against No. 10 Oregon
• Earned a win and save in two appearances against No. 20 Arizona State
• Gave up five earned runs over 30.2 innings and six appearances following Spring Break
• Retired 11 straight and gave up one run on two hits in 6.2 innings of relief against USC
• Five strikeouts in 5.0 scoreless innings of one-hit ball at St. Mary's

As a Freshman (2011)
• 1-0, 3.35 ERA, 3 GS, 23 APP, 40.1 IP, 37 H, 30 K, 21 BB, .252 opp/avg.
• Did not allow an earned run in final 3.1 innings of last four starts
• Fanned four in 2.0 innings against No. 11 UCLA
• Tossed 4.2 innings in a win over Long Beach State
• Gave up one hit in 3.0 shutout innings against Pacific
• Retired nine straight after giving up a first-inning run against Santa Clara
• Pitched 3.0 innings of relief against No. 17 Cal and retired final seven batters faced

The Vanegas File
• Earned four varsity letters at Redwood Christian (Calif.) as a pitcher, third baseman and shortstop
• 2010 All-American
• 2010 East Bay Prep Athlete of the Year
• 2010 National Christian School Athletics Association Player of the Year
• 2010 Cal-Hi Sports/ESPN Rise CIF Division V Athlete of the Year
• 2009 All-American
• 2009 East Bay Prep Athlete of the Year
• 2009 first team all-league pitcher
• 2007 second team all-league
• Hit .342 with a .515 on-base pct. and a .500 slugging pct. in 2010
• Posted 27 runs, 16 RBI and 22 BB with nine stolen bases in 10 attempts as a senior
• 0.67 ERA, 11-2, 73.1 IP, 7 ER, 141 K, 24 BB from the mound in 2010
• Three-time team captain
• Three-time first team all-league pitcher
• 9-2, 1.22 ERA, 57.1 IP, 109 K, 25 BB as a junior
• Hit .362 with 27 runs and 26 RBI as a junior
• Led league in ERA as a sophomore
• Steered squad to 2010 CIF Division V title
• Son of Al and Lisa Vanegas
• Mother played basketball and volleyball at Azusa Pacific
• Two older sisters, Brittany and Erin
• Brittany played softball at Kenyon
• Erin was an all-league prep softball pitcher


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