Position
Left-handed Pitcher
Height
6'2
Weight
205 lbs.
Class
Junior
Hometown
Coral Springs, Fla.
Previous School
Wallace College
Major
Sport Administration
B/T
L
High School
Stoneman Douglas HS

A strike thrower with an advanced feel for his change-up and slider … has a mid-to-upper 80s fastball that is capable of getting into the low 90s … was able to contribute quickly to the LSU pitching staff in 2020 … began his collegiate career at the University of Miami (Fla.) in 2018 before transferring to Wallace Community College in Dothan, Ala. for the 2019 season.

2020 Season
Appeared in seven games (four starts), posting a 3-1 mark and a 2.84 ERA in 12.2 innings with five walks and 12 strikeouts … defeated South Alabama on March 11, working three innings and limiting the Jaguars to one run on four hits with two walks and five strikeouts … defeated Southeastern Louisiana on March 3, allowing one run on three hits in three innings with one walk and two strikeouts … posted a win over Louisiana Tech on Feb. 26, limiting the Bulldogs to no runs on one hit in two innings with no walks and one strikeout.

Prior to LSU
Recorded an 8-2 mark during the 2019 season at Wallace College with nine walks and 68 strikeouts in 65 innings with a fastball that reached 93 mph … a two-time All-Broward County selection at Stoneman Douglas High School, where he posted a 22-0 career mark, a 1.16 ERA and 190 strikeouts in 162 innings … helped lead Stoneman Douglas to the 2016 state title … as a high school senior, he was 10-0 with one save and a 1.30 ERA, earning 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-America recognition … named the 2016-2017 Miami Herald Pitcher of the Year for Broward County … a 2016-2017 Louisville Slugger All-American and a 2016 Max Preps Underclass All-American … voted a 2018 South Florida Collegiate Baseball League All-Star.

Personal
Full name is Brandon Scott Kaminer … parents are Steve and Carrie Kaminer … dad works as a realtor in south Florida … also has one older sister, Carly … on attending LSU: “LSU has been a dream school for years; the tradition here is unbelievable. It’s like no other, and this place is like a home to me. I love to compete, and I came here to win a National Championship, and I expect nothing less. I hope to help this team in any way I can and get to Omaha and win the CWS. It would be a dream come true” … majoring in sport administration at LSU … born May 28, 1999, in Parkland Fla.

Kaminer’s LSU Career Highs
Innings: 7.1 at Auburn (5/18/18)
Strikeouts: 9 vs. Mississippi State (3/31/18)
Hits Allowed: 8 at South Carolina (4/21/18)
Runs: 8 at South Carolina (4/21/18)
Earned Runs: 8 at South Carolina (4/21/18)
Walks: 5 vs. Alabama (5/12/18)

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