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Top 100 Countdown: 81. Alex Blandino (Stanford)

BlandinoStanford2College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2013 college baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

Coming in at 81 in our Top 100 countdown is Stanford sophomore infielder Alex Blandino from Palo Alto, California. He attended St. Francis High School where he was a four year letter winner. As a senior, he hit .511 with nine homers, 39 RBIs, and 33 runs scored. On the mound, he went 4-1 with a 2.18 ERA in 45 innings pitched. He picked up several awards including the San Jose Mercury News and Palo Alto Daily News Player of the Year, Cal-Hi Sports state player of the year, and Rawlings Golden Glove award winner.

As a freshman in 2012, he made 43 appearances with 29 starts while hitting .294 including eight homers and driving in 40 runs.

He spent the summer of 2012 in the Cape Cod Baseball League with the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox. He appeared in 45 games including the playoffs with a .323 batting average, five homers, and 34 RBI. He was named an East Division All-Star and went 2-3 with a run scored in the game.

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