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  Jonathan Kaskow
Jonathan Kaskow

Player Profile

Coppell, TX

High School:
Coppell HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 225




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MLB Draft: Drafted in the 41st Round in the 2010 Draft by the Reds.

Summer Ball: Hit .210 over 38 games in the Alaska Summer League for the Peninsula Oliers ... spent his 2008 summer campaign in the Northwoods League, playing for the Wisconsin Woodchucks ... batted .278 (30-for-108) with 27 runs, two doubles, three home runs and 23 RBIs in 33 games.

Stanford Career: Has a .298 career average over 87 games with 29 career runs and 39 career RBIs... 31 of his 39 career walks came during his junior season... primarily as a first baseman has a .980 fielding percentage.... Pac-10 honorable mention selection in 2010.

As a Junior in 2010: Pac-10 honorable mention after batting .328 with 20 runs and 28 RBIs in 46 games. Also walked 31 times for a .452 on-base percentage for the NCAA Regional team... had nine doubles, one triple and one homer... made 27 starts at first base and also was the team's primary designated hitter... 13 multi-hit games on the season... Pac-10 Player of the Week after batting .625 with four multi-hit games against Santa Clara (4/13) and Oregon State (4/17-4/19)... two-run double and two-run single as a part of a 2-for-4 day with four RBIs at OSU (4/16)... 3-for-3 with an RBI double at OSU (4/18)... hit first home run at SCU (4/13), going 3-for-4 with three RBIs and three runs. Homer was a back-to-back homer in the 7th with Piscotty... worked a 12-pitch, two-out walk in the ninth at Long Beach State (5/8) against Jake Thompson, leading to go-ahead two-run homer by Diekroeger, the next batter... three hits v. Cal (4/24)...... pinch-hit two-run single in eighth at No. 2 UCLA brought Stanford to within 7-5 (4/3)... GW two-out RBI single in ninth to beat UCSB (3/5) in the opener... drove in runs in all three wins against Rice, reserve first two seasons.

As a Sophomore in 2009: Played in 35 games, including 11 official starts ... went 17-for-69 (.246) with four doubles, two home runs and 11 RBIs ... made seven starts at first base and four as the designated hitter ... also pinch-hit in the DH spot the first time through the lineup on three occasions ... was at his best in the clutch, going 9-for-24 (.375) with runners in scoring position ... collected his first career RBIs in the first game of a February 21 doubleheader versus Vanderbilt, finishing the contest 2-for-2 ... made his first collegiate start at first base March 7 versus Texas, and belted his first collegiate homer - a solo shot leading off the sixth ... finished 2-for-3 in Stanford's 7-1 victory over the Longhorns ... started eight straight contests, including the last seven at first base ... went 2-for-5 with a homer and a career-high three RBIs March 21 at California ... drove in a pair of runs March 23 at Cal and April 15 at Santa Clara ... handled all 67 of his defensive chances without making an error.

As a Freshman in 2008: Saw limited action during his rookie season, appearing in six games off the bench ... went 1-for-5, with one run scored ... handled his seven defensive chances without an error ... made his collegiate debut in the opener of a February 22 doubleheader versus Nebraska, scoring a run in Stanford's 17-7 victory ... singled versus Cal State Fullerton on March 1 for his first career hit ... was with the team throughout the postseason, but did not play.

High School: Graduated in 2007 from Coppell (Texas) High School ... earned several national honors as a senior in 2007, when he batted .513 with 32 runs scored, five homers and 35 RBIs ... was named the Pro-Line Player of the Year by the Texas High School Baseball Coaches' Association, a Collegiate Baseball/Louisville Slugger honorable mention All-American ... added all-state, all-area, All-District 6-5A, Team MVP and co-captain honors during the 2007 campaign ... ranked 67th among the 2007 Top 100 high school prospects by Baseball America ... hit .455 with seven homers and 22 RBIs as a junior in 2006 en route to all-state and all-area honors, while also being named the District 6-5A Offensive Player of the Year ... led his team to the regional semifinals in 2005 and 2007, and the second round of the 2006 Bi-District Tournament ... coached by Don English.

Personal Information: Son of Chris and Jan Kaskow ... born in Lewisville, Texas ... has two brothers, Andrew and Matthew ... father, Chris, played men's doubles tennis at Wimbledon in 1977 and collegiate tennis for Oklahoma State from 1977-81 ... majoring in economics.

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