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Name Pos Bats/Fields Ht Wt Class Hometown (Last School)
Fineas Del Bonta-SmithRHPR/R5-11185JRSoquel, Calif. (San Joaquin Delta College)
Jace DutyCR/R5-10200JRNewport, Ore. (Chemeketa College)
Andrew MitchelLHPL/L6-0170JRAtwater, Calif. (Grossmont Community College)
Sawyer PittmanINFR/R5-8170JRSanger, Calif. (Reedley College)
Travis SandersRHPR/R5-11185NAHood River, Ore. (Linn-Benton Community College)

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Fineas Del Bonta-Smith
RHP | R/R | 5-11 | 185 | Soquel, Calif. (San Joaquin Delta College)

Coach Hawkins on Del Bonta-Smith: "Finn is a great competitor and brings both experience and maturity to our staff. He has a history of success at both the high school and the college level. We're looking forward to him being a big contributor next spring." SJSU Baseball

Awards/Accolades:
High School

  • Three time first team All-Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League (SCCAL).
  • 2015 SCCAL pitcher of the year as a senior (8-1, 2 saves, 1.17 ERA, 4 CG, 55 strikeouts in 53 2/3 innings).
  • Three-time first team All-SCCAL.

Statistics:

Year Class ERA W-L APP-GS CG SO SV IP H R ER K
2016-17 SO 2.75 3-2 20-1 0 0 1 36.0 30 20 11 39
2015-16 FR 5.01 4-3 22-0 0 0 1 32.1 44 26 18 25

Jace Duty
C | R/R | 5-10 | 200 | JR | Newport, Ore. (Chemeketa College)

Coach Hawkins on Duty: "Jace is a very athletic catcher that can come in and play right away. He has proven offensive skills that are huge at the catching position for our conference. He can hit for average and power and is a threat on the bases." SJSU Baseball

Awards/Accolades:
Chemeketa Community College

  • 2016 Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) Southern Region First Team selection.

Newport High (Newport, Ore.)
  • 2015 Oregon West Conference Position Player of the Year.
  • 2015 Oregon Class 4A All-State First Team.
  • 2013 and 2014 Oregon Class 4A All-State Second Team.
  • Newport Hight finished runner-up at the 2013 Oregon School Activities Association class 4A baseball state championships.

Statistics:

  • Played 2016 and 2017 seasons at Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Ore.
  • Hit .441 (119-for- 270) in 95 varsity games at Newport High (Newport, Ore.) with 103 runs scored, 88 RBI. Hit 53 extra base hits (31 2B, 2 3B, 20 HR). .548 OBP, .792 slugging % and 1.341 OPS.

Year Class GP Avg. AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
2016-17 SO 46 .306 157 41 48 17 1 3 23 27 30 13
2015-16 FR 44 .260 146 27 38 9 0 1 22 20 27 19
Totals 90 .284 303 68 86 26 1 4 45 47 57 32

Andrew Mitchel
LHP | L/L | 6-0 | 170 | JR | Atwater, Calif. (Grossmont Community College)

Coach Hawkins on Mitchel: "Andrew is a power left-handed arm that has a chance to be very good. His fastball is above average and his secondary stuff makes him even tougher. He also knows how to win - only losing twice in the last two seasons and pitching on a championship team this past spring." SJSU Baseball

Statistics:

  • Played 2017 season at Grossmont Community College in El Cajon, Calif.
    • Grossmont College won its first California Community College Athletic Association Baseball Championship.
  • Played 2016 played at Fresno City College in Fresno, Calif.

Year Class ERA W-L APP-GS CG SO SV IP H R ER K
2016-17 SO 4.10 6-1 14-9 0 0 0 41.2 36 29 19 37
2015-16 FR 2.88 2-1 15-6 0 0 0 40.2 23 16 13 32

Sawyer Pittman
INF | R/R | 5-8 | 170 | JR | Sanger, Calif. (Reedley College)

Coach Hawkins on Pittman: "Sawyer is very dynamic. He has great hands and feet and is exactly what we look for when we recruit middle infielders. He also brings versatility to our offense, being able to hit for average and power. His baseball instincts make him one of the prize recruits in this class." SJSU Baseball

Awards/Accolades:
Reedley College

  • 2016 and 2017 All Central Valley Conference First Team selection.
  • 2017 Pacific Association Northern California All-Region Second Team selection.

Statistics:

  • Played 2016 and 2017 seasons at Reedley College in Reedley, Calif.

Year Grade GP Avg. AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
2016-17 SO 44 .341 164 55 56 9 2 6 27 33 32 8
2015-16 FR 39 .381 160 31 61 10 3 0 22 12 16 2
Total 83 .361 324 86 117 19 5 6 49 45 48 10
Travis Sanders
RHP | R/R | 5-11 | 185 | Hood River, Ore. (Linn-Benton Community College)

Coach Hawkins on Sanders: "Travis is another experienced arm that will bring a great deal of toughness to our staff. His fastball has both deception and movement. His off-speed is polished. He is athletic and has a great deal of upside. He could be a starter or pitch at the end of the game - we love his versatility." SJSU Baseball

Awards/Accolades:
Linn-Benton Community College

  • 2017 Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) Southern Region First Team selection.

High School

  • Four-time varsity letter winner in baseball.
  • 2014 Oregon Class 6A Three Rivers First Team All-League Pitcher and Second Team Infielder.
  • 2013 Oregon Class 6A All-State Second Team Infielder.
  • 2013 Oregon Class 6A Three Rivers First Team All-League Infielder.
  • 2012 Oregon Class 6A Three Rivers First Team All-League Pitcher.
Statistics:
  • Played 2017 season at Linn-Benton Community College in Albany, Ore.

Year Class ERA W-L APP-GS CG SO SV IP H R ER K
2016-17 FR 2.78 6-0 11-8 2 1 0 55.0 41 21 17 63