Graduated from Boise High School in Boise, Idaho, in 2005 where he earned four varsity letters in baseball for coach Tony Zaragoza ... Team captain his junior and senior seasons ... Two-time All-Southern Idaho first-team infielder (2004-05) ... 2005 and 2004 Boise High Offensive Player of the Year ... 2004 Boise High Most Outstanding Player ... 2004 Boise High Defensive Player of the Year ... Most improved player his freshman season ... Also earned one varsity letter in basketball ... A distinguished student, was twice recognized with All-SIC academic awards in baseball and once in basketball ... Four-time academic baseball honoree with the Idaho High Schools Activities Association ... 2002 and 2003 NCAA and Northeastern University Recognition Award in Academics and Athletics ... 2004 University of Idaho Top Scholar Award winner ... 2002 President’s Education Award winner.
Played for the Mount Vernon Cardinals in the Pacific International League in 2005 ... Played three American Legion seasons (2002-04) for the Boise Seminoles.
Full name: Richard James Stout .. Born 12/1/86 in