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  Austin Yount
Austin Yount

Player Profile
Hometown:
Scottsdale, AZ

High School:
Chaparral HS

Weight:
185

Position:
3B/RHP

Experience:
3V

Bats/Throws:
L/R

Seasons at Stanford: 2006-08
Professional Baseball Organization: Los Angeles Dodgers (12th round - 2008)

Professional Baseball Career: Was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 12th round of the 2008 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft...was used solely as a position player in 33 games with the Ogden Raptors of the Pioneer Rookie League, batting .301 (34-for-113) with 15 runs scored, 10 doubles, one triple, one home run and 21 RBI...also drew 15 walks for a .396 on-base percentage.

At Stanford: Was a two-way player throughout his three-year Stanford career, seeing significant time both on the mound and at third base...was a 2008 All-Pac-10 honorable mention performer, while also earning honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic accolades...finished 13-5 with three saves, a 4.21 ERA (63er, 134.2ip) and one complete game in 51 outings (14 starts)...at the plate, batted .257 (37-for-144) with 19 runs scored, 13 doubles, two triples, one home run and 26 RBI in 96 games (26 starts)...won his first six collegiate decisions...went 3-1 with one save and a 3.24 ERA (9er, 25.0ip) in seven NCAA Tournament games (one start)...held opponents to a paltry .228 average (21-for-92) in postseason play.

As a Junior in 2008: Earned honorable mention All-Pac-10 accolades...was also an honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic selection...ranked fourth in the conference with a 3.48 ERA (26er, 67.1ip), while going 6-4 with one save, a 3.48 ERA and one complete game in 17 appearances (eight starts)...also batted .333 (23-for-69) with 11 runs scored, eight doubles, one triple and 15 RBI...allowed just 66 hits in his 67.1 innings pitched, while holding the opposition to a .259 average (255 at-bats)...Stanford went 5-2-1 in his eight starts... was named the co-winner of Stanford's Most Inspirational Player award, sharing the honors with Brendan Domaracki...earned wins in consecutive starts April 25 and May 3...tossed 7.1 innings of three-hit, shutout ball to defeat USC 4-0, then allowed San Jose State one run on four hits over 7.0 frames in a 9-1 victory...pitched his first career complete game in a 9-4 win at Washington on May 23, with a career-high 10 strikeouts...had a career-high four hits March 21 at Pacific, while he tied his career standard with three RBI April 26 vs. USC...posted a career-best four-game hitting streak March 9-24, going 9-for-17 (.529) with four doubles and three RBI...went 9-for-27 (.333) at the plate during Pac-10 play, while going 2-2 with a 4.65 ERA (16er, 31.0ip) in six games (five starts)...had an excellent postseason, forging a 2-1 record with one save, a 2.41 ERA (5er, 18.2ip) and a .247 average against (18-for-73) in five games (one start)...earned the win in a May 31 Regional elimination game vs. Arkansas, allowing one run in 5.0 innings...tossed 2.1 scoreless, hitless innings for the save in Stanford's 9-7, Regional-clinching victory over Pepperdine...was the winning pitcher in relief as the Cardinal won at Cal State Fullerton to book its trip to Omaha, allowing one earned run over 5.1 frames...made two relief appearances at the College World Series.

As a Sophomore in 2007: Posted a 3-1 record and one save despite a 6.21 ERA (29er, 42.0ip) in 18 appearances (six starts)...was 1-0 with a save and an 8.74 ERA in five Pac-10 outings, including his first career Pac-10 start in the team's final game of the season May 27 at USC...hit .231 (9-for-39) with four RBI over 31 games played and 14 starts, with eight of those starts as a position player.

As a Freshman in 2006: Finished with an unbeaten 4-0 record with one save and a club-best 2.84 ERA (8er, 25.1ip) in 16 relief appearances...earned the win in his collegiate pitching debut with 2.0 scoreless innings February 5 vs. Cal State Fullerton...retired all three batters faced May 10 at Sacramento State for his first career save...hit .139 (5-for-36) with one homer and seven RBI...all five of his hits were for extra bases (three doubles, one triple, one homer), lifting his slugging percentage to .361...had just two hits in his last 31 at bats (.065) after getting three in his first five...homered on February 4 and was the winning pitcher on February 5 during the season-opening Cal State Fullerton series, becoming the first Stanford player to do both in the same season since Nate Olmstead in 1993...went 1-for-3 with a double and RBI in his collegiate debut February 3 against the Titans.

High School: Graduated in 2005 from Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Ariz....selected a 2004 first-team All-American by Collegiate Baseball (Louisville Slugger)...chosen as the 2004 Arizona Gatorade and Arizona 4A High School Player of the Year...twice selected to the All-Arizona team (2004 and 2005)...earned first-team All-State honors in 2004 and 2005...named the 2005 Region Pitcher of the Year...led his team to three straight Arizona 4A State crowns (2003-05) as his club was a combined 94-8 over those three seasons and was ranked as high as fifth in the country in 2005...as a senior, hit .475 with three home runs and 37 RBI, while posting an 8-1 record with a 1.32 ERA on the hill...hit .480 with 46 RBI as a junior and was 8-1 with an 0.50 ERA on the mound...holds school records for lowest single-season ERA (0.50) and most RBI in a single game (10, set in 2005)...coached by Jerry Dawson.

Other Amateur Baseball: Was both a pitcher and position player for the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod Baseball League in the summer of 2007...spent the summer of 2006 as a two-way player for the Kenai Peninsula Oilers, winners of the Alaska Baseball League with a 32-15 overall record and a 23-12 ABL mark • Hit .214 (21-for-98) with two homers, 12 RBI and three stolen bases, while recording a 1-1 record and a 3.12 ERA with eight strikeouts in 17.1 innings on the hill...played for the St. Cloud River Bats of the Northwoods League during the summer of 2005 on a collegiate summer league team (rare for a player before he begins college)...hit .143 with three RBI at the plate while going 1-1 with an 8.36 ERA on the mound in limited action for the 2005 River Bats...a member of the 2004 USA Junior National Team, along with Stanford teammates Erik Davis and Randy Molina, that finished fourth at the 2004 World Championships in Taiwan...played for the Scottsdale Firebirds Connie Mack squad during the summer of 2004, helping the team to a second place finish at the 2004 State Championships...played for Team Arizona in 2004 and finished fifth at the Sunbelt Classic Tournament.

Personal Information: Son of Larry and Gail Yount...has one brother, Cody and two sisters, Tatum and Robyn...his father, Larry, pitched in the minors for the Houston Astros' organization...he made it to the majors but was injured during warm-ups prior to an inning and never appeared in a MLB game (although he was credited for one appearance)...uncle, Robin, is a member of the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame, playing 20 seasons for the Milwaukee Brewers (1974-93)...Robin was a three-time All-Star selection, a two-time American League MVP and a Gold Glove winner in 1982, while he finished his Major League career with 3,142 hits and a .285 batting average...cousin, Dustin, was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in 2001 and played in their farm system until 2007...majored in economics.

Yount's Career Stats (Batting)
YEAR	AVG	GP-GS	AB	R	H	2B	3B	HR	RBI	TB	SLG%	BB	HBP	SO	GDP	OB%	SF	SH	SB-ATT	PO	A 	E	FLD%
2006	.139	32-9	36	3	5	3	1	1	7	13	.361	2	0	10	1	.184	0	1	0-0	7	15	5	.815
2007	.231	31-14	39	5	9	2	0	0	4	11	.282	2	0	8	2	.268	0	0	0-1	10	22	3	.914
2008	.333	33-3	69	11	23	8	1	0	15	33	.478	10	0	16	2	.413	1	2	0-1	5	19	1	.960
TOTALS	.257	96-26	144	19	37	13	2	1	26	57	.396	14	0	34	5	.321	1	3	0-2	22	56	9	.897

Yount's Career Stats (Pitching) YEAR ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/AVG WP HBP BK SFA SHA 2006 2.84 4-0 16 0 0 0/0 1 25.1 18 10 8 9 15 1 1 2 111 .205 1 10 2 2 0 2007 6.21 3-1 18 6 0 0/0 1 42.0 52 34 29 13 21 13 2 6 199 .291 3 6 1 0 0 2008 3.48 6-4 17 8 1 0/1 1 67.1 66 28 26 20 40 18 0 4 289 .259 3 7 3 4 1 TOTALS 4.21 13-5 51 14 1 0/1 3 134.2 136 72 63 42 76 32 3 12 599 .261 7 23 6 6 1

Yount's Career NCAA Tournament Stats (Batting) YEAR AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD% 2008 .000 3-0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1 0 0 0 .333 0 0 0-0 2 6 1 .889 TOTALS .000 3-0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1 0 0 0 .333 0 0 0-0 2 6 1 .889

Yount's Career NCAA Tournament Stats (Pitching) YEAR ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/AVG WP HBP BK SFA SHA 2006 5.68 1-0 2 0 0 0/0 0 6.1 3 4 4 3 3 0 0 1 19 .158 0 4 2 1 0 2008 2.41 2-1 5 1 0 0/0 1 18.2 18 6 5 5 15 4 0 0 73 .247 1 1 0 0 0 TOTALS 3.24 3-1 7 1 0 0.0 1 25.0 21 10 9 8 18 4 0 1 92 .228 1 5 2 1 0

Yount's Career Highs (Batting) At-bats: 5 (5 times), last: April 26, 2008 vs. USC Runs: 2 (3 times), last: April 6, 2008 vs. Arizona State Hits: 4, March 21, 2008 vs. Pacific Home Runs: 1, February 4, 2006 vs. Cal State Fullerton RBI: 3 (3 times), last: April 26, 2008 vs. USC Stolen Bases: No career stolen bases Hitting Streak: 4 games, March 9-24, 2008

Yount's Career Highs (Pitching) Innings Pitched (Starter): 9.0, May 23, 2008 at Washington Innings Pitched (Reliever): 5.1, June 7, 2008 at Cal State Fullerton (NCAA Super Regional) Strikeouts: 10, May 23, 2008 at Washington Winning Streak: 6 games, February 5, 2006 - March 4, 2007

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