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#4 Chris Amezquita
Position: Infield
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'2"
Year: Junior
Hometown: La Mirada, Calif.
High School: Servite
2009

Played in 28 games, making 13 starts (seven at third base, six as designated hitter)...batted .259 with five doubles, one triple, one home run, nine RBI and eight runs...collected two multiple-hit games and two multiple-RBI efforts...went 1-for-1 in the season opener against UC Davis, belting a two-run home run to left field in his first at-bat as a Bruin, serving as a pinch-hitter in the bottom of the seventh inning (Feb. 20)...went 2-for-5 with one RBI and one run in a 7-2 win at Pepperdine (March 25)...went 1-for-3 with one triple, two RBI and two runs in a series-clinching 8-6 win over Arizona (March 29)...went 1-for-3 with an RBI-double and one walk at Washington State (April 4)...went 2-for-3 with one run, one walk and one stolen base in a 4-2 victory against Washington (April 17).

High School
Four-year varsity baseball letterwinner at Servite High School under head coaches Todd Cook and Dave Lawn (started all four seasons as a shortstop, third baseman and pitcher)...named an AFLAC All-American in 2007...also named to the Sporting News High School All-America Team...earned preseason All-America honors in 2008 from Louisville Slugger and Perfect Game...listed among top 50 high school prospects by Yahoo Sports Rise Magazine...rated the 69th-best prospect in the nation by Baseball America in October 2007...tabbed the 37th-best prospect in the 2008 class at the World Wood Bat Association fall championships by Baseball America...had limited playing time as a senior due to injury...as a junior, earned first-team All-Trinity League honors; batted .394 with three home runs, 14 doubles and 22 walks in 71 at-bats...his 14 doubles tied the school's single-season record with Cleveland Indians' first baseman Ryan Garko...posted a 4-2 record and 3.45 ERA in 24.1 innings on the mound in 2007...as a sophomore (2006), hit .300 with two home runs, six doubles and two triples...listed as one of top five shortstops to watch in 2008 by the Los Angeles Times...also listed as one of top five players to watch from 2005-2008 by the Orange County Register...ranked among the top prospects at the Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau showcase in Compton, Calif., a Perfect Game event in Cincinnati and USA Baseball's Tournament of Stars in Cary, N.C...was a Milwaukee Brewers Area Code Games selection...played for the Brewers Elite, Angels Elite and Dodgers Elite teams...was a Student Sports Baseball Top-50 USA selection...competed for the Seattle Mariners Scout Team from 2006-2008.

Personal
Full name: Christopher Ryan Amezquita...born Oct. 28, 1989 in Downey, Calif...Chris is the youngest of Mark and Lillian Amezquita's three sons...has two brothers, Anthony and Michael...admires New York Yankees' third baseman Alex Rodriguez...undeclared major.

Career Highs
At-bats - 5 (three times), last at San Diego State (4/14/09)
Runs - 2 vs. Arizona (3/29/09)
Hits - 2 (twice), last vs. Washington (4/17/09)
RBI - 2 (twice), last vs. Arizona (3/28/09)
Doubles - 1 (five times), last at Stanford (4/10/09)
Triples - 1 vs. Arizona (3/28/09)
Home Runs - 1 vs. UC Davis (2/20/09)

CHRIS<!> AMEZQUITA'S CAREER STATISTICS

Year Class AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB HBP SO GDP OBP SF SH SB ATT
2009 Fr. .259 28 13 58 8 15 5 1 1 9 25 .431 7 3 22 0 .368 0 0 2 3
TOTALS <!> .259 28 13 58 8 15 5 1 1 9 25 .431 7 3 22 0 .368 0 0 2 3
‹ UCLA Baseball



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