Top prospect and left-handed bat who will compete for time around the infield.
Played for the Danville Hoots (2010-12) ... Selected the MVP of the Wally Kincaid Wood Bat Invitational in the summer of 2011.
A 2012 graduate of Dublin (Calif.) High School ... Three-year varsity baseball player ... Diablo Foothill Athletic League (DFAL) Gold Glove as the Gaels shortstop in 2011 and 2012 ... All-DFAL First Team as a sophomore in 2010 ... Hit .275 as a senior with a .398 on-base percentage, 11 runs, two home runs, 12 RBI and seven steals ... Batted .348 as a junior with a .412 on-base percentage, seven runs, two triples and three RBI ... Hit .329 as a sophomore with a .378 OBP, 12 runs and nine RBI ... Junior varsity Big Stick Award and Gold Glove Award as a freshman, when he also played football.
Born Dec. 18, 1993 in Tracy ... Parents are Butch and Laura Hobson ... Has one younger brother named Logan ... Has not declared a major at Warren College ... Aspires to become a physician ... Counts being named the MVP of the 2011 Wally Kincaid Wood Bat Invitational as a top baseball memory ... Enjoys listening to music, hanging out with friends and working out ... Roots for the San Francisco Giants and 49ers ... Favorite athlete is Giants catcher Buster Posey ... Top movie is Step Brothers ... Listens to 2000s Hip Hop Radio on Pandora ... Loves chicken ... Parents and coaches are his greatest influences ... Bit of a perfectionist.