Selected in the 22nd round of the 2005 MLB First Year Player Draft by the Houston Astros.
Season: Started 56 of the 57 games he appeared in ... Batted .323 with 41 runs scored, 14 doubles, four triples, seven home runs and 47 RBI ... Tied for the team lead with 21 stolen bases ... at No. 6 Arizona State (May 23-25): Batted .286 (4 for 14) with two doubles, a RBI and two runs scored ... Washington (May 18-20): Hit a bases-loaded triple in the series opener and finished the three-game set with four RBI and four runs scored ... Liberty (May 4-6): Recorded a career weekend at the plate, going 11 for 14 (.786) with two doubles, three HRs, eight RBI and five runs scored in three games ... Collected his first career multi-homer, five-hit and five-RBI game during the series ... at Washington State (April 20-22): Hit his fourth HR of the year in Friday's 3-1 win ... at Stanford (April 13-15): Batted .429 (6 for 14) with his third HR of the year, two doubles, four runs scored and a team-high six RBI ... Cal (April 5-7): Went 4 for 11 (.364) with a triple, three RBI and two runs scored ... No. 2 Oregon State (March 30-April 1): Batted .200 (2 for 10) with three RBI and three runs scored ... Northern Colorado (March 24-25): Batted .467 (7 for 15) with a triple, his second HR of the year, five RBI and two runs scored ... Hit a walk-off, two-run homer with one out in the bottom of the 12th inning to lead Arizona to a come-from-behind win on Sunday ... Eastern Michigan (March 2-4): Went 4 for 15 (.267) with two doubles, three RBI and three runs scored in three games ... at UNLV (Feb. 23-25): Finished the three-game series 4 for 12 (.333) with thre eruns scored ... at No. 8 Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 18-20): Batted .364 (4 for 11) with three doubles in three games ... New Mexico (Feb. 9-11): Went 4 for 14 (.286) with a double, two RBI and run scored in the three-game series ... Utah Valley State ((Feb. 6-7): Batted .286 (2 for 7) with a double and two RBI in two games ... Gonzaga (Feb. 2-4): Went 6 for 12 (.500) with a double, a triple, six RBI, four runs scored and his first career home run in the opening series.
Season: Batted .312 with 13 doubles, five triples, 33 RBI and 33 runs scored in 51 games ... Led all conference players with a Pac-10-best .418 average in 21 conference games ... at USC (May 26-28): Hit .429 (6-for-14) with a double, two RBI and five runs scored in three games ... No. 12 Arizona State (May 19-21): Went 5-for-10 (.500) in two starts in the outfield and finished with a double, three RBI and two runs scored ... Washington State (May 13-15): Went 7-for-13 (.538) in three games and finished with two doubles, a triple, three RBI and six runs scored ... Washington (April 28-30): Batted .273 (3-for-11) with two doubles, three RBI and two runs scored in three games ... Southern Utah (April 25-26): Went 4-for-8 (.500) with a double, four RBI and three runs scored in two games ... Stanford (April 21-23): Batted .300 (3-for-10) with a double and four runs scored in three games ... at New Mexico (April 18): Went 2-for-4 at the plate ... No. 10 Arizona State (April 2): Went 1-for-5 at Chase Field ... at No. 15 Mississippi State (March 10-12): Batted .250 (3-for-12) with his four triple of the year and two RBI ... Dairy Queen Classic (March 3-5): Hit a bases-loaded double in the eighth inning to break open a 4-2 game in UA's 7-2 win over Minnesota La Salle (Feb. 24-26): Batted .333 (4-for-12) with two doubles, a triple, three RBI and two runs scored in three starts ... New Mexico (Feb. 17-19): Went 2-for-8 (.250) in two starts against the Lobos ... at UC Riverside (Feb. 10-12): Finished the three-game series 5-for-12 (.417) with two doubles, two triples, a team-high five RBI and four runs scored ... Loyola Marymount (Feb. 3-5): Opened the year 2-for-11 (.182) with three RBI and a run scored in three starts.
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Full name: T.J. Steele ... Born 9/21/86 in