Hometown report: End of season review of 32 local players playing professional baseball
Note: The 20-year-old showed improvement in his second season with single-A Everett, upping his average 70 points.
2012 numbers: .262, 9 HRs, 2 SBs, 37 RBIs
Pitcher played for Taylorsville High
Organization: Blue Jays
Seasons as a pro: 12 (10 in the majors)
Note: Was traded from Houston to Toronto (his first MLB club) on July 20.
2012 numbers: 0-2, 3.25 ERA, 35 Ks, 11 BBs with Houston; 4-0, 2.88 ERA, 28 Ks, 9 BBs, 1 save with Toronto
Pitched for American Fork High and UVU
Seasons as a pro: rookie
Note: Signed as free agent, working his way up from the Arizona League (where he had a 0.79 ERA) to the Pioneer League
2012 numbers: 2-2, 3.42 ERA, 23 Ks, 12 BBs
Pitcher played for Utah Valley University
Seasons as a pro: 7
Note: Pitched well as the closer for the Carp of the Japan's Central League
2012 numbers: 2-5, 19 saves, 2.89 ERA, 54 Ks, 14 BBs
Catcher played for the Utes and Park City High
Seasons as a pro: Rookie
Note: Drafted in the 14th round and was assigned to Idaho Falls' rookie-league team
2012 numbers: .267, 4 HRs, 1 SB, 21 RBIs
Pitched for BYU
Seasons as a pro: 2
Note: After baffling batters in the Florida State League (2.06 ERA), he was promoted to double-A Jacksonville.
2012 numbers: 8-7, 3.90 ERA, 94 Ks, 28 BBs
Played third base for BYU and American Fork
Seasons as a pro: 4
Note: Played the entire season with triple-A River Cats
2012 numbers: .256, 7 HRs, 5 SBs, 47 RBIs
Pitched for Cottonwood High
Seasons as a pro: 3
Note: Continued to move up the ranks, going from single-A Dayton to advanced-A Bakersfield this season
2012 numbers: 8-8, 3.87 ERA, 92 Ks, 46 BBs
Catcher played for Viewmont High
Seasons as a pro: 5
Note: Had career-bests in average, home runs and RBIs for the advanced-A Lynchburg Hillcats
2012 numbers: .270, 8 HRs, 1 SB, 42 RBIs
Pitched for Pleasant Grove High
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