| Brandon Hayes
Appeared in 37 games for Humboldt of the West Coast League Tri-Cities, making 32 starts and helping guide the team to a league championship ... Batted .380 with five doubles, four triples and three home runs ... Drove in 25 and had a .600 slugging percentage while walking 16 times.
MLB First-Year Player Draft
Hayes was a 48th round selection in the 2007 MLB First-Year Player Draft by Texas.
Played in three games, going 1-for-4 ... Tripled and scored a run in his only at bat against Utah Valley (3/20).
Appeared in four games, collecting one hit in four at bats ... Singled home two runs in a 1-for-1 pinch hitting effort against Utah Valley (5/12).
Lettered for three years for head coach Kenny Aviles ... ranked No. 2 among Oregon's top 40 players in high school class of 2007 by Baseball Northwest ... earned first-team all-league honors his senior year as well as second-team all-state ... second-team all-league his sophomore and junior seasons ... batted .480 with 12 doubles, five triples, four home run and 18 RBI his senior season ... posted eight doubles, five triples, three home runs and 14 RBI while batting .425 as a junior ... his sophomore season, batted .400 with seven doubles, three triples, one home run and eight RBI.
Majoring in business and management ... Born in Sacramento, Calif. ... Son of Denise and Michael Hayes ... Has one sister, Brittany, 22 ... Nephew of former Major League outfielder Von Hayes ... Enjoys fishing, music, movies and camping in his spare time ... Favorite athlete is John Olerud and favorite TV show is Entourage ... Favorite movie is *61 ... Chose Oregon State because it's a great college environment, the coaches and the chance to go to Omaha.