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  Brian Ragira
Brian Ragira
Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Arlington, TX

High School:
James Martin

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210

Position:
1B

B/T:
R/R

04/22/2013

Ragira Named Pac-12 Player of the Week

Junior cops second career weekly league honor

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

04/20/2013

Stanford vs. Arizona - 4/20/13

Stanford vs. Arizona - 4/20/13

06/14/2012

Stanford Baseball - Year in Photos

Stanford Baseball - Year in Photos

06/01/2012

Stanford Baseball NCAA Regional

Stanford Baseball NCAA Regional

05/27/2012

Stanford Baseball vs. Cal (5/27/2012)

Stanford Baseball vs. Cal (5/27/2012)

05/26/2012

California vs Stanford

California vs Stanford

Honors and Awards
• 2013 Preseason First Team All-America (Perfect Game)
• 2013 Preseason Second Team All-America (Baseball America)
• 2013 Third Team All-America (Louisville Slugger)
• 2013 Golden Spikes Award Watch List
• 2013 First Team All-Pac-12
• 2013 Pac-12 Player of the Week (April 22)
• 2012 Honorable Mention All-Pac-12
• 2012 NCAA Stanford Regional All-Tournament Team
• 2011 Honorable Mention All-Pac-10
• 2011 Pac-10 Freshman of the Year
• 2011 Freshman All-America (Baseball America)
• 2011 Freshman All-America (Collegiate Baseball)

Off The Farm
• Selected in the 30th round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the Texas Rangers
• Played for the Cape Cod League's Harwich Mariners in the summer of 2012
• Hit .235 with nine home runs, 19 RBI and a .374 on-base pct.
• Led Harwich to the league's Eastern Division title
• 2011 Team USA alternate
• Played for Team USA's U18 National Team at the 2010 Junior World Championships
• Hit .386 in 20 games with 12 runs and team-high 17 RBI with .649 slugging pct.
• Played for Team USA's U18 National Team at the 2009 Pan American Games
• Hit .241 with two homers, eight runs and 12 RBI
• Joined Stanford teammate A.J. Vanegas to win gold at the 2009 Pan American Games
• Invited to the U16 National Team trials

As a Sophomore (2012)
• Honorable mention All-Pac-12
• NCAA Stanford Regional All-Tournament Team
• Started 59 games at first base
• Finished regular season ranked sixth in the Pac-12 in hits
• Led Cardinal with .329 batting avg.
• Third on squad with 50 RBI
•.448 slugging pct. was aided by 15 doubles and five home runs
• Second on team with 13 multi-RBI games
• First on team with 22 multi-hit games
• 4-for-8 with five runs, three RBI, one home run and four walks during NCAA Stanford Regional
• Played outfield against San Jose State
• 2-for-5 with three RBI, two-run homer at Utah
• Posted a .397 avg. during early April 13-game hitting streak
• Five RBI during UCLA series, including go-ahead RBI single in Sunday clincher
• Three RBI against Arizona State
• 5-for-6 with five RBI and three runs at Cal
• 3-for-5 with one RBI and solo home run in series clincher over Rice
• Three-hit game at Fresno State
• Three-hit game against No. 7 Texas
• Two three-hit games to start season against No. 10 Vanderbilt

As a Freshman (2011)
• Pac-10 Freshman of the Year
• Honorable mention all-Pac-10
• First team Freshman All-America (Collegiate Baseball)
• First team Freshman All-America (Baseball America)
• Pac-10 Player of the Week (May 9)
• Hit .329 with team-high 46 RBI
• Second straight freshman to lead Cardinal in RBI
• Second on team with 31 runs
• Seven doubles and team-best five triples
• Tied for team-high honors with four home runs
• Played in 56 games with 54 starts at first base
• 20 multi-hit games
• Eight multi-RBI games
• Hit .476 during 10-game hitting streak (May 7-22)
• Three hits including one triple at Oregon
• Hit for the cycle (5-for-5) against Santa Clara (RBI triple, double, two-run homer, two singles)
• First Stanford player since 2005 (Michael Taylor) to hit for the cycle
• Third Stanford player to hit for the cycle since 1992
• Three-run homer and four RBI at Pacific
• Two-run triple in eighth inning to erase a 2-1 deficit against Washington and help earn a series sweep
• 5-for-5 (all singles) and an intentional walk in opener with Washington
• Seven RBI at Washington State including a grand slam while going 3-for-6
• 3-for-5 with an RBI single in an 8-1 win at USC
• 3-for-4 with an RBI single in 6-1 win over Long Beach State
• 3-for-4 with an RBI single at No. 6 Texas
• 2-for-4 with two runs and a solo homer in series clincher at No. 17 Rice
• Fielded at a .993 clip despite having never played first base before joining Cardinal

The Ragira File
• Played three varsity seasons for James Martin (Texas)
• Two-time AFLAC All-American
• 2010 all-state performer
• First team all-district as a senior
• Second team all-district as a junior
• Hit .358 as a senior with a .479 on-base pct. and .632 slugging pct. with eight doubles and six homers
• Drove in 35 and scored 25 times as an outfielder and pitcher
• 19 walks in 119 plate appearances
• 1-2 with a 4.20 ERA over 25.0 innings on the mound
• Hit .408 with five homers and 36 RBI as a junior
• Hit .390 with five homers and 26 RBI as a sophomore
• Son of Elijah and Abigael Ragira
• One older sister, Jocilynn
• Both parents are of Kenyan decent
• Carries dual citizenship


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