|Hometown:||Westlake Village, Calif.|
Did not play...missed the 2008 season recovering from a shoulder injury...is expected to participate in fall workouts and practices.
Four-year varsity letterwinner in baseball for head coaches Mike Lee and Josh Eby at Westlake High School...tallied a .300 batting average and .450 on-base percentage as a senior...clubbed six home runs and established a school record with 28 stolen bases...captured Louisville Slugger All-America accolades in 2006...was a 2006 Sony Playstation All-American Game selection...earned 2005 and 2006 Los Angeles Times All-Area team honors...was a 2005 AFLAC All-America honoree...was a first-team All-Ventura County Coaches Team selection in 2006...earned the 2006 Westlake High School and Ventura County Student-Athlete of the Year awards...was a first-team All-Marmonte League selection in 2005 and 2006...served as team captain for the Westlake football and baseball teams in 2005 and 2006...also selected as an Area Code Games player in 2003 and 2005...played in the 2004 Perfect Game National Showcase...was an eight-time Westlake High Student-Athlete Award winner (football and baseball)...participant in the 2004 and 2005 Perfect Game National Showcase...competed for the Los Angeles Dodgers elite team (2003-2005) and Los Angeles Angels elite team (2004-2005)...was ranked No. 25 among the top-100 high school seniors by teamonebaseball.com.
Full name: Jeffrey Daniel Rapoport...born Sept. 15, 1987 in Tarzana, Calif...is the middle of Steve and Lisa Rapoport's three children...has two brothers, Jim and Brandon...brother, Jim, plays in the St. Louis Cardinals' organization...mother, Lisa, was a standout UCLA women's volleyball player and assistant coach for the program.