MLB Draft: 18th Round in 2017 (San Diego)
Pitcher with electric stuff who should make an immediate impact on the mound ... his fastball will sit in the low to mid 90s and has a lot of life ... was selected in the 18th round of the MLB Draft because others in baseball see his potential as well ... son of a former Major League pitcher, and his mother was also a very athletic college softball player.
Prior to LSU
Ranked as the No. 10 JUCO prospect in the nation by Perfect Game ... posted a 6-3 mark in 2017 for Northwest Florida State College, recording 59 strikeouts in 43 innings ... had a 10-4 career mark in junior college with 84 strikeouts in 64 innings ... an all-state pitcher at E.D. White High School in Thibodaux, La.; recorded a 9-2 mark and a 1.07 ERA with 98 strikeouts in 72 innings as a senior in 2015 ... also played point guard for his high school basketball team.
Full name is Cameron Ronald Sanders ... parents are Scott and Linda Sanders ... father is a former Major League pitcher who played collegiately at Nicholls State before pitching in the MLB from 1993-99 with the Padres, Mariners, Tigers and Cubs ... mother was an All-American softball shortstop at Long Beach State who played in two Women’s College World Series ... majoring in interdisciplinary studies at LSU ... born December 9, 1996, in San Diego, Calif.