17 AJ Esperanza
17 - AJ Esperanza
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Bats/Throws: L/R
Year: Fr
Hometown: Orange, CA
High School: El Modena HS
Position: C
Experience: HS
gp 5
avg .000
hr -
rbi 0
r 0
sb -

High School -- A four-year varsity letter winner in baseball under head coach Josh Kliner at El Modena High School in Orange, Calif. ... hit .326 as a senior with five doubles, two triples, a pair of home runs and 16 RBI, leading Vanguards to a 16-11-1 record and a berth in the CIF-Southern Section Division 2 playoffs ... a career .272 hitter at El Modena with 12 doubles, three triples, three home runs and 40 RBI ... hit .260 as a sophomore with two doubles, one home run and nine RBI and .235 with 50 hits, including nine doubles, a triple, one home run and 29 RBI along with six steals,?as a junior ... named team's scholar-athlete award winner four times ... Esperanza also won the team's Cardinal and Gold Award as a sophomore ... his travel team, the SoCal Birds, placed second in the 2017 Perfect Game World Series and he was named to the all-tournament team ... Esperanza also was the starting quarterback for El Modena for three years, leading the Vanguards to three Crestview League titles ... the school's all-time career passing leader with 4,903 yards, and passing for 49 touchdowns, also a school record ... El Modena finished 12-3 overall in 2017, captured the North Hills League and CIF-Southern Section Division 7 championships and lost in the semifinals of the state 3-A Division playoffs ... Esperanza chose Cal Poly because "it has the combination of great academics and a solid baseball program that I?was looking for. I also love the location. It's far enough from my home to feel different, but close enough for my family to drive up to games" ... AP Scholar with Distinction ... also named Male Vanguard of the Year ... played summer ball for Utah Marshalls, an under-18 team based in Kearns, Utah, which won 62 of 80 games.

Personal -- Son of Chris and Lori ... both are USC graduates and high school teachers ... one brother, Trey, and one sister, Niya ... wants to serve as an officer in the Coast Guard ... born in Orange, Calif. ... majoring in environmental management and protection.

Recent Games
May 17 UC Riverside W, 12-3
May 18 UC Riverside W, 7-4
May 19 UC Riverside L, 6-5
May 23 at UC Santa Barbara W, 3-0
May 24 at UC Santa Barbara W, 4-3
May 25 at UC Santa Barbara L, 7-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 5 -
Plate appearances 5 0
At Bats 5 -
Runs 0 -
Hits 0 -
Doubles - -
Triples - -
Home Runs - -
Runs Batted In 0 -
Total bases 0 0
Walks - -
Hit by pitch - -
Strikeouts 4 -
Sacrifice Flies - -
Sacrifice Hits - -
Hit into double play - -
Stolen Bases - -
Caught Stealing - -
Batting Average .000 -
On Base Percentage .000 -
Slugging Percentage .000 -
Appearances 0 -
Games started 0 -
Wins 0 -
Losses 0 -
Saves 0 -
Complete Games - -
Shutouts - -
Innings Pitched 0.0 0.0
Hits - -
Runs - -
Earned Runs - -
Walks - -
Strikeouts - -
Strikeouts per Game .00 .00
Doubles Allowed - -
Triples Allowed - -
Home Runs Allows - -
At Bats Against - -
Batting Average Against - -
Earned Run Average 0.00 0.00
Wild pitches - -
Hit Batters - -
Balks - -
Sacrifice Flies Allowed - -
Sacrifice Hits Allowed - -
Total Chances 0 0
Put Outs 0 -
Assists 0 -
Errors 0 -
Fielding Percentage - -
Double Plays - -
Stolen Bases Allowed - -
Runners Caught Stealing - -
Runners Caught Stealing Percentage - -
Passed Balls - -
Catcher's Interference - -
Date Opponent Score ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs
Feb 15 at Oklahoma L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at Oklahoma L, 9-3 1 0 0 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Feb 17 at Oklahoma L, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at CSU Bakersfield W, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 California L, 10-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 California L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 California L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 CSU Bakersfield W, 2-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 at Washington L, 9-3 1 0 0 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Mar 2 at Washington L, 11-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Washington L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Columbia W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 Columbia W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 Columbia W, 13-6 1 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 10 Columbia W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 12 at Pepperdine W, 13-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Baylor L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at Baylor W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at Baylor L, 14-3 1 0 0 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Mar 22 Saint Mary's W, 8-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Saint Mary's W, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Saint Mary's L, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 Saint Mary's L, 8-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 CSUN W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 CSUN W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 CSUN W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 Santa Clara L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Cal State Fullerton L, 16-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Cal State Fullerton W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 Cal State Fullerton L, 16-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 9 Fresno State L, 16-6 1 0 0 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Apr 12 at UC Davis W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at UC Davis W, 8-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 at UC Davis W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 at Long Beach State W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Long Beach State W, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Long Beach State W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 at Santa Clara L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 USC L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 USC W, 9-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 USC L, 11-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 30 at Fresno State L, 8-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 Hawai'i W, 12-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 Hawai'i W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 Hawai'i L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 7 Pepperdine L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 at UC Irvine L, 7-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 at UC Irvine L, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 12 at UC Irvine W, 8-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 14 at Stanford L, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 UC Riverside W, 12-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 UC Riverside W, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 19 UC Riverside L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 23 at UC Santa Barbara W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 24 at UC Santa Barbara W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 25 at UC Santa Barbara L, 7-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Feb 15 at Oklahoma L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at Oklahoma L, 9-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 1
Feb 17 at Oklahoma L, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at CSU Bakersfield W, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 California L, 10-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 California L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 California L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 CSU Bakersfield W, 2-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 at Washington L, 9-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 1
Mar 2 at Washington L, 11-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Washington L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Columbia W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 Columbia W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 Columbia W, 13-6 - - - 0 0 - - 1 - 1
Mar 10 Columbia W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 12 at Pepperdine W, 13-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Baylor L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at Baylor W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at Baylor L, 14-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 1
Mar 22 Saint Mary's W, 8-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Saint Mary's W, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Saint Mary's L, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 Saint Mary's L, 8-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 CSUN W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 CSUN W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 CSUN W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 Santa Clara L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Cal State Fullerton L, 16-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Cal State Fullerton W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 Cal State Fullerton L, 16-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 9 Fresno State L, 16-6 - - - 0 0 - - - - 1
Apr 12 at UC Davis W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at UC Davis W, 8-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 at UC Davis W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 at Long Beach State W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Long Beach State W, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Long Beach State W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 at Santa Clara L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 USC L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 USC W, 9-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 USC L, 11-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 30 at Fresno State L, 8-6 - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 Hawai'i W, 12-4 - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 Hawai'i W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 Hawai'i L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - -
May 7 Pepperdine L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 at UC Irvine L, 7-3 - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 at UC Irvine L, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - -
May 12 at UC Irvine W, 8-3 - - - - - - - - - -
May 14 at Stanford L, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 UC Riverside W, 12-3 - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 UC Riverside W, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - -
May 19 UC Riverside L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - -
May 23 at UC Santa Barbara W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - -
May 24 at UC Santa Barbara W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - -
May 25 at UC Santa Barbara L, 7-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs w l sv ip h r er era bb k hr
Feb 15 at Oklahoma L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at Oklahoma L, 9-3 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 17 at Oklahoma L, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at CSU Bakersfield W, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 California L, 10-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 California L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 California L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 CSU Bakersfield W, 2-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 at Washington L, 9-3 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 2 at Washington L, 11-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Washington L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Columbia W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 Columbia W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 Columbia W, 13-6 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 10 Columbia W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 12 at Pepperdine W, 13-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Baylor L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at Baylor W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at Baylor L, 14-3 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 22 Saint Mary's W, 8-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Saint Mary's W, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Saint Mary's L, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 Saint Mary's L, 8-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 CSUN W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 CSUN W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 CSUN W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 Santa Clara L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Cal State Fullerton L, 16-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Cal State Fullerton W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 Cal State Fullerton L, 16-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 9 Fresno State L, 16-6 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 12 at UC Davis W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at UC Davis W, 8-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 at UC Davis W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 at Long Beach State W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Long Beach State W, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Long Beach State W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 at Santa Clara L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 USC L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 USC W, 9-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 USC L, 11-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 30 at Fresno State L, 8-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 Hawai'i W, 12-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 Hawai'i W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 Hawai'i L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 7 Pepperdine L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 at UC Irvine L, 7-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 at UC Irvine L, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 12 at UC Irvine W, 8-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 14 at Stanford L, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 UC Riverside W, 12-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 UC Riverside W, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 19 UC Riverside L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 23 at UC Santa Barbara W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 24 at UC Santa Barbara W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 25 at UC Santa Barbara L, 7-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Feb 15 at Oklahoma L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at Oklahoma L, 9-3 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Feb 17 at Oklahoma L, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at CSU Bakersfield W, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 California L, 10-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 California L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 California L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 CSU Bakersfield W, 2-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 at Washington L, 9-3 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at Washington L, 11-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Washington L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Columbia W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 Columbia W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 Columbia W, 13-6 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 10 Columbia W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 12 at Pepperdine W, 13-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Baylor L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at Baylor W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at Baylor L, 14-3 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 22 Saint Mary's W, 8-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Saint Mary's W, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Saint Mary's L, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 Saint Mary's L, 8-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 CSUN W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 CSUN W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 CSUN W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 Santa Clara L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Cal State Fullerton L, 16-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Cal State Fullerton W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 Cal State Fullerton L, 16-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 9 Fresno State L, 16-6 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at UC Davis W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at UC Davis W, 8-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 at UC Davis W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 at Long Beach State W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Long Beach State W, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Long Beach State W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 at Santa Clara L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 USC L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 USC W, 9-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 USC L, 11-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 30 at Fresno State L, 8-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 Hawai'i W, 12-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 Hawai'i W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 Hawai'i L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 7 Pepperdine L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 at UC Irvine L, 7-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 at UC Irvine L, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 12 at UC Irvine W, 8-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 14 at Stanford L, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 UC Riverside W, 12-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 UC Riverside W, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 19 UC Riverside L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 23 at UC Santa Barbara W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 24 at UC Santa Barbara W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 25 at UC Santa Barbara L, 7-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
2018-19 5 5 0 0 - - - 0 - 4 - - .000 .000 .000
Total 5 5 0 0 - - - 0 - 4 - - .000 .000 .000
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
2018-19 5 - - - 0 0 - - 1 - 5
Total 5 - - - 0 0 - - 1 - 5
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
2018-19 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
Total 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
2018-19 5 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Total 5 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Total 5 5 0 0 - - - 0 - 4 - - .000 .000 .000
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 2 2 0 0 - - - 0 - 1 - - .000 .000 .000
Away 3 3 0 0 - - - 0 - 3 - - .000 .000 .000
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 1 1 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - .000 .000 .000
Losses 4 4 0 0 - - - 0 - 4 - - .000 .000 .000
-
February 1 1 0 0 - - - 0 - 1 - - .000 .000 .000
March 3 3 0 0 - - - 0 - 2 - - .000 .000 .000
April 1 1 0 0 - - - 0 - 1 - - .000 .000 .000
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Total 5 - - - 0 0 - - 1 - 5
Conference - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Home 2 - - - 0 0 - - 1 - 2
Away 3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 3
Neutral - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Wins 1 - - - 0 0 - - 1 - 1
Losses 4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 4
-
February 1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 1
March 3 - - - 0 0 - - 1 - 3
April 1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 1
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
Total 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
Conference - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
Exhibition - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
Home 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
Away 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
Neutral - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
Wins 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
Losses 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
February 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
March 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
April 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Total 5 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Conference - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 2 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Away 3 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Neutral - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Losses 4 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
-
February 1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
March 3 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
April 1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -