One of the team's most versatile players; he has seen action
at third base, second base, first base, and in the outfield in his career ... a
career .224 hitter with a .339 on-base percentage in 106 games (83 starts) over
two seasons ... has eight doubles, three triples, 19 RBIs, 40 runs, 45 walks
against only 37 strikeouts, seven hit-by-pitches, nine sacrifice bunts, and 17
steals ... has good strikezone awareness.
2013: Hit .228 with 16 runs, four doubles, two
triples, eight RBIs, a .321 on-base percentage, 17 walks against only 18
strikeouts, two hit-by-pitches, five sacrifice bunts, and 10 steals in 52 games
(38 starts, including 32 at third base, five at second base, and one as the DH)
... hit .308 with two outs ... went 3-for-3 with two runs and two steals
against Wofford on Mar. 6 ... went 1-for-2 with a double, three runs, and two
walks against Morehead State on Mar. 19 ... reached on a bunt single and scored
the winning run in the 11th inning at #1 North Carolina on Apr. 1 ... went
2-for-3 against Maryland on May 4 ... hit a pinch-hit, run-scoring triple and
scored a run in the second game of a doubleheader at Furman on May 8 ... #10
college prospect in South Carolina for the 2014 draft in the preseason by
2012: ACC Academic Honor Roll member ... hit .220 with 24 runs, four
doubles, one triple, 11 RBIs, a .354 on-base percentage, 28 walks against only
19 strikeouts, five hit-by-pitches, four sacrifice bunts, and seven steals in
54 games (45 starts, including 33 in left field, seven in right field, four at
second base, and one as the DH) ... had two outfield assists ... had a .419
on-base percentage when leading off an inning ... was 10-for-27 (.370) with a
.500 on-base percentage after the seventh inning ... had a .967 fielding
percentage as a second-baseman ... was 8-for-24 (.333) with a .448 on-base
percentage in March ... came off the bench and went 1-for-1 with a run and walk
against Elon on Mar. 20 ... hit a pinch-hit single at Virginia on Mar. 25 ...
went 1-for-2 with a triple and two hit-by-pitches against Presbyterian College
on Mar. 28 ... went 2-for-3 with an RBI, a run, and two walks against Western
Carolina on Apr. 4 ... with Clemson trailing 2-0, he hit a three-run double in
the eighth inning at Duke on Apr. 8 ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI, a walk, and
an outfield assist against Furman at Greenville, SC (Fluor Field) on Apr. 10
... went 2-for-4 with two RBIs, two runs, and two walks at Georgia Tech on Apr.
29 ... went 1-for-3 with a double, two walks, and a steal in the first game of
a doubleheader against #1 Florida State on May 14 ... went 2-for-3 with an RBI
and a walk against Coastal Carolina in the Columbia Regional on June 1; he was
3-for-10 with five walks and a team-high .533 on-base percentage in the
Clemson: Rated as the #218 player in the
nation and #15 player in Georgia by Perfect Game ... region player-of-the-year
as a senior ... all-region selection as a sophomore, junior, and senior ...
played hockey on a traveling team ... lettered four times in baseball at
Centennial High, where he was coached by Jake Hill.
Personal: His father, Eric, played golf at Colgate and
his mother, Susan, played hockey at Saint Lawrence ... majoring in marketing
... born Jay Paul Baum on Oct. 25, 1992 in Alpharetta, GA.