CJ Saylor
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CJ  Saylor

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Covina, Calif.

High School:
South Hills HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 210

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
10/14/1993

Experience:
2L

B-T:
R-R

02/13/2013

Baseball Set to Open 2013 Campaign at USD

Baseball to open season at USD

02/09/2013

Aztec Baseball Preview: Part I -- Catchers

Baseball Preview: Catchers

10/31/2012

Halloween Baseball Game Ends In 1-1 Tie

Baseball plays annual Halloween contest

Began his SDSU career as a catcher and became the Aztecs' closer in 2015 ... Is expected to return behind the plate for the 2016 season, but could also see occasional relief duty on the mound ... Played for the Kenosha (Wis.) Kingfish in the Northwoods League during summer 2014 ... Competed briefly for the Wareham Gatemen in the Cape Cod Collegiate League during the summer of 2013 ... Played 2012 summer ball for San Gabriel Valley Arsenal ... Member of the Arsenal team that advanced to the quarterfinals for the World Wood Bat Association World (WWBA) Championships in October 2011 ... Competed in the 2011 Perfect Game All-American Classic ... Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 33rd round in June 2012.

SAN DIEGO STATE 2015
Was utilized primarily as SDSU's closer in 2015 ... Picked up wins over top-seeded Nevada and Fresno State at the Mountain West Tournament ... His 31 appearances ranked third on the squad ... Was second in the Mountain West with 11 saves ... His save total tied for sixth-most ever by an SDSU reliever ... First career save came in the second game of the year vs. Valparaiso ... Recorded saves in both ends of a doubleheader vs. San Jose State on Feb. 27 ... Picked up the win at UNLV on March 27 when he tossed 1.1 innings with a walk and a strikeout ... Career-high six strikeouts in 2.1 innings at Fresno State on April 24 ... Longest outing came vs. No. 6 UCLA when he went the final 3.2 frames in an extra-inning loss to the Bruins ... Final save came vs. UNLV on May 1 when he closed out the final third of an inning in SDSU's 4-1 win ... His lone appearance as a hitter came in the DH role in the contest vs. San Jose State on Feb. 27 in which he went hitless in four trips to the plate with a walk and run scored.

SAN DIEGO STATE 2014
Appeared in five contests at the catching position and four as the designated hitter ... Came on as pinch hitter five times and served as a defensive replacement in left field twice ... Season-high three hits at UC Riverside on Feb. 25 ... Recorded three RBI in a game twice: vs. Loyola Marymount on Feb. 18 and at Cal State Northridge on March 1 ... Had a triple in each of those contests ... Made his SDSU pitching debut in the series finale vs. San Jose State on April 27 ... Came on to face the final batter in the top of the ninth and recorded a strikeout ... Other mound appearance came at Loyola Marymount on April 29 when he allowed a pair of hits in one-third of an inning pitched.

SAN DIEGO STATE 2013
Did not play during the 2013 season and redshirted due to injury.

HIGH SCHOOL
Won four varsity letters as a catcher at South Hills High School in West Covina, Calif. ... Coached there by Kevin Smith ... Named to the Division 2 all-CIF second team as a senior ... Was listed at number 97 on list of MaxPreps 2012 Top 100 Players nationwide ... Member of the Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason California Region All-High School First Team prior to start of 2012 campaign ... Named to the all-Sierra League first team as a junior and senior ... Team captain his final two seasons ... An all-San Antonio League selection as a sophomore.

PERSONAL
Cameron Jacob Saylor was born Oct. 14, 1993, in West Covina, Calif. ... Son of Cameron and Lillian Saylor ... Was also recruited by USC, UCLA and Oregon ... Favorite athlete is St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina ... Enjoys spending time at the beach, surfing and drawing ... A social science major at San Diego State who plans to pursue a career in professional baseball.

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