The best of seven series will begin on Oct. 19
2010: Was fourth on the team in first Cardinal season with .323 batting average. ... Had 17 doubles, one triple, three home runs and 28 runs batted in. ... Suffered season-ending knee injury while sliding into home plate in 10-7 victory over McNeese State in second round of Southland Conference Tournament. ... Was second on team in sacrifice bunts with six. ... Had six, three-hit games and had two doubles and season-high three RBIs in 13-7 win over ninth-ranked Rice University. ...Longest hitting streak was eight-gamer early in season, going 10-for-29 to raise average from .167 to .282.
Junior College: Batted .433 during sophomore season at Alvin Community College. ... Slugged 10 home runs and had 53 runs batted in. ... Named to the Junior College All-Star Game and the JUCO All-American Team. ... Posted .443 batting average and belted 10 homers in helping lead Alvin CC to the JUCO World Series as a freshman in 2008.
High School: Played third base, second base and shortstop for coach Jim Mallory at Clear Creek HS.
Personal: Pablo Salinas was born on 2/29/88 in Galveston, Texas. ... Parents are Pablo and Beatrice Salinas. ... Major is General Studies.