LSU Gold
Right-handed Pitcher
Thibodaux, La.
Previous School
NW Florida State CC
High School
E.D. White HS

MLB Draft: 12th Round in 2018 (Chicago Cubs); 18th Round in 2017 (San Diego)

Right-hander with electric stuff who pitched at LSU in 2018 before signing with the Chicago Cubs as the club’s 12th-round draft choice … his fastball will sit in the low to mid 90s and has a lot of life … son of a former Major League pitcher, Scott Sanders, and his mother was also a very athletic college softball player.

2018 Season
Made 18 appearances (four starts), posting a 1-0 record with a 5.59 ERA in 38.2 innings, recording 24 walks and 48 strikeouts while limiting opponents to a .207 batting average … LSU’s starting pitcher in its NCAA Regional win over Northwestern State (June 3), working five innings and allowing three runs on five hits with four strikeouts … posted three dominant relief outings in the SEC Tournament against Florida (twice) and Ole Miss, working a combined 8.1 shutout innings and allowing only three hits with no walks and 12 strikeouts … solid relief outing versus Alabama (May 12), firing seven strikeouts in 3.2 innings while allowing one run on two hits … worked two shutout relief innings at Tulane (April 18), allowing no hits with one walk and one strikeout … earned his first career LSU win on March 6 over Southern, limiting the Jaguars to two runs on two hits in 5.1 innings with two walks and a career-best eight strikeouts … also recorded eight strikeouts over four innings in start vs. Grambling (Feb. 27)

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.

Sanders’ LSU Career Highs
Innings: 5.1 vs. Southern (3/6/18)
Strikeouts: 8 vs. Southern (3/6/18); vs. Grambling (2/27/18)
Hits Allowed: 5 vs. Northwestern State (6/3/18)
Runs: 5 at South Carolina (4/20/18)
Earned Runs: 5 at South Carolina (4/20/18)
Walks: 4 twice; most recently vs. Alabama (5/12/18)

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