Alex Trafton
Alex Trafton

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Redlands, Calif.

High School:
Yucaipa

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 225

Position:
Pitcher

Birthdate:
11/27/1982

Experience:
1V

A veteran right-hander who will be a key performer for the Bears out of the bullpen...is projected to be Cal's closer...was outstanding this past summer playing for the Matsu Miners in the Alaska League, going 5-1 with a 1.72 ERA, and had 25 strikeouts in 36.7 innings...led the league in wins and was seventh in ERA, earning All-Alaska League honors...throws in the mid to high 80s with a curveball and split-finger fastball...did not pitch in 2002, or as a high school senior, due to a stress fracture in his right elbow...

AS A JUNIOR (2005): Was 2-1 with a 3.54 ERA and a save in 21 appearances...had 22 strikeouts in 28.0 innings...earned win in relief at Hawaii-Hilo Mar. 19 (1.7 innings, three hits, no earned runs, one walk)...won game two at Long Beach State Feb. 20 (2.0 innings, two hits, one strikeout), forcing a double play with the bases loaded...earned save in game one at Loyola Marymount Feb. 13 (1.0 inning, two hits, two strikeouts)...was honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic...

AS A SOPHOMORE (2004): Made nine appearances and had seven strikeouts in 9.7 innings...had a career-high three strikeouts in a career-high 3.0 innings at UC Irvine Feb. 15 (no hits, no runs)...was honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic...

HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL: At Yucaipa High School was a three-time all-league selection and was named Outstanding Pitcher as a junior with a 1.94 ERA...also played two years of varsity football and soccer...majoring in middle eastern studies...parents are Rich Trafton and Beth McGuire...born November 27, 1982 in Evanston, Ill.

Trafton's Career Statistics
YEAR	ERA	G	GS	CG	W	L	S	IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO
2003	0.00	1	0	0	0	0	0	1.0	0	0	0	0	0
2004	8.38	9	0	0	1	0	0	9.7	7	11	9	10	7
2005	3.54	21	0	0	2	1	1	28.0	38	15	11	11	22
Total	4.65	31	0	0	3	1	1	38.7	45	26	20	21	29

Career vs. the Pac-10 G W L S PCT IP H R ER BB SO HB HR ERA vs. UA 1 0 0 0 .000 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 vs. ASU 2 0 0 0 .000 2.3 3 3 3 2 2 1 0 11.74 vs. OSU 2 0 0 0 .000 1.3 2 1 1 2 0 1 0 6.92 vs. USC 1 0 0 0 .000 0.7 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0.00 vs. UW 2 0 0 0 .000 3.3 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 vs. WSU 1 0 0 0 .000 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

Career Bests Most Strikeouts: 3, twice, last time Feb. 25, 2005 vs. Saint Mary's Most Innings Pitched: 3.0, twice, last time May 3, 2005 at San Francisco Longest Winning Streak: 3, Feb. 15, 2004-Mar. 19, 2005 Longest Losing Streak: Has lost one game

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