MLB Draft: 40th round in 2008 (Pittsburgh)
Versatile performer who had the ability to play all infield positions and catcher ... had a polished left-handed swing with the ability to spray line drives all over the field ... selected in the 40th round of the 2008 MLB Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
JUNIOR SEASON (2012)
Played in 16 games (five starts), batting .167 (4-for-24) with one double, one homer, two RBI and five runs scored ... launched a home run on Feb. 18 in win over Alcorn State.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011)
Played in 17 games, batting .143 with one walk and one RBI ... drove in a run as a pinch hitter versus Ole Miss on April 2.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2010)
Played in 19 games, including eight starts at third base ... batted .222 (8-for-36) on the year with one double, five RBI and six runs scored ... 2-for-2 with one double, one RBI and one run scored versus Louisiana-Monroe (March 9).
FRESHMAN SEASON (2009)
Received a medical redshirt after undergoing Tommy John surgery on his elbow ... appeared in one game prior to the surgery, launching a two-run, pinch-hit homer against Villanova (Feb. 21) in his only plate appearance of the season.
Four-time All-League selection at Bellarmine Prep High in Tacoma, Wash. ... two-time All-Area selection .... varsity athlete in baseball, basketball and tennis ... ranked among the Top 200 Perfect Game prospects ... played in the Area Code games and the Perfect Game Cincinnati national showcases ... named to the Brandy Pugh Classic (top tournament in northwest U.S.) All Tournament team ... batted .430 in 2007 with two homers and 24 RBI
Full name is Beau Bradford Didier ... parents are Bob and Nancy Didier ... has four older siblings ... Bob Didier played Major League baseball as a catcher from 1969-74 for the Atlanta Braves, Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox ... Beau's grandfather, Mel Didier - a former LSU baseball and football player -- is a renowned Major League scouting director who presently works as a special advisor for the Toronto Blue Jays ... interests include duck hunting, writing and tennis ... majoring in political science at LSU ... born December 26, 1989.
Didier's LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 4 four times; last vs. Louisiana College (4/3/12)
Hits: 2 vs. UL-Monroe (3/9/10)
Runs Scored: 2 twice; last vs. Alcorn State (2/18/12)
Doubles: 1 twice; last vs. McNeese State (2/22/12)
Home Runs: 1 twice; last vs. Alcorn State (2/18/12)
RBI: 2 twice; last vs. Alcorn State (2/18/12)