TITANS `11: Versatile infielder emerged as the unsung hero of the 2011 Titans before suffering hamstring injury at UC Riverside on May 7 that sidelined him for the balance of regular season • Earned second-team All-Big West Conference honors as a utility player • Returned to pinch hit once and start final game of NCAA Regional vs. Illinois • Had only 1 at bat in first 5 games of season before getting first start (at second base) at TCU on Feb. 26 and started every subsequent game except one (held out at USD on Apr. 26 to nurse minor injuries) • Appeared in 43 games, 40 as a starter (21 at second base, 13 at shortstop and 6 at third base) • Hit .397 with men on base and had .472 on-base percentage when leading off an inning • Most dramatic hit was 2-out, 2-run single in ninth inning to tie Apr. 17 game vs. UCSB and he would later score winning run • He had driven home the winning run the day before • Tripled and scored winning run in 2-1 win at USC on Mar. 6 • Had 4 RBI vs. USC on Mar. 4 • Went 4-for-6 at UCR on May 6 • Had two 3-hit games.
COLLEGE OF THE DESERT: Started all 32 of the Roadrunners' games and batted .336 with 2 home runs and 23 RBI in 2010 • Had 10 stolen bases in 11 attempts • Was named an All-Foothill Conference First Team infielder • Led the team with a .378 batting average in 36 games as a freshman and was a second-team all-conference selection.
VALLEY VIEW HS: Was a 2-year letterwinner at Valley View High School in Moreno Valley, Calif., under Head Coach Sammy Maniaci • Hit .303 with a home run and 15 RBI as a senior • Hit .378 with 14 RBI and 7 stolen bases as a junior with the Eagles.
PERSONAL: Born on Sept. 7, 1989, in Riverside, Calif. • Full name is Anthony Datu Trajano • Nickname is "A.T." • Parents are Arsenio and Belen Trajano • Has two older brothers (Dominick and Thomas) • Major is criminal justice• Models his game after Yankees shortstop and captain, Derek Jeter • Favorites include: Los Angeles Dodgers (team), Derek Jeter (athlete), Kid Cudi (musical artist), and "The Hangover," "Click" and "Toy Story" (movies).
At Bats: 6, May 6, 2011 at UC Riverside
Runs: 3, Apr. 29, 2011 vs. Pacific
Hits: 4, May 6, 2011 at UC Riverside
RBI: 4, Mar. 4, 2011 vs. USC
Home Runs: N/A
Doubles: 1, 4 times, last on Apr. 12, 2011 at LMU
Stolen Bases: 1, 5 times, last on Apr. 29, 2011 vs. Pacific