MLB First-Year Player Draft Was selected in the 48th round of the 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft by Colorado but did not sign.
2012 Summer Pitched in three games, all starts, for the Bend Elks of the West Coast League ... Went 0-2 with a 3.64 ERA in 12 1/3 innings.
College of San Mateo Was 4-6 his sophomore year, posting a 4.21 earned run average in 14 games and 66 1/3 innings of work ... Struck out 68 ... Named All-Northern California as a freshman in junior college ... Also named Coast Golden Gate Conference Co-Pitcher of the Year ... Finished freshman campaign at College of San Mateo with a 6-2 record and was third in his conference with a 2.18 ERA ... Struck out 43 in 66 innings while holding opponents to a .227 batting average.
Livermore High School Was 2-5 as a senior at Livermore High School, posting a 3.29 ERA in 49 innings ... Went 1-4 as a junior, finishing with a 4.20 ERA in 39 innings.
Personal Majoring in sociology ... Son of Cheryl and Dave Bauer ... Born July 10, 1992 ... Has an older sister, Lauren ... Father played football collegiately at Cal State Hayward ... Enjoys fly fishing and being in the outdoors in his spare time ... Favorite athlete is Tim Lincecum and favorite move is Step Brothers ... Chose Oregon State because "I love the area and the coaches and have heard only good things about the program."