Kendall joined Garrett Cooper (sixth round, Milwaukee Brewers) and Conner Kendrick (ninth round, New York Yankees) as draft picks this season.
New York's selection marked the first time Kendrick has been drafted in his career
Cooper was pick No. 182 overall and extended Auburn's run of MLB selections to 39 consecutive drafts
Cooper finished the SEC season leading the team and seventh in the SEC in batting average (.352)
Auburn ends the regular season 33-23 with NCAA Tournament selections to be revealed on Monday at 11am
5-21-13 Auburn vs Alabama SEC
5-18-13 Arkansas vs Auburn Baseball Anthony Hall
5-17-13 Arkansas vs Auburn
5-16-13 Arkansas vs Auburn
5-3-13 Ole Miss vs Auburn
Tigers in the Pros: Signed with Milwaukee Brewers in June 2013; was selected in sixth round (No. 182 overall)
2013 - SENIOR YEAR
Hit .354 (67-for-189) in 56 games ... Had 12 double, one triple and seven home runs... Drove in 37 RBI and scored 31 runs ... Had a 15 game hitting streak ... Reached base in 54 of 56 games he played, including a stretch of 30 straight ... 18 multiple hit games (40-for-70, .571) ... Total of 102 bases with a .540 slugging percentage ... Starting first baseman in all 56 games he played ... Ten multi-RBI games ... Hit by a pitch 10 times and had 37 walks ... Stole one base on his only attempt (vs. Arkansas, 5/18) ... Accounted for a .985 fielding average (499-for-543) ... Had 499 putouts with 36 assists and eight errors ... Chances and putouts both led the SEC ... Helped turn 45 double plays ... Led the team in multiple categories including batting average, hits, home runs, hitting streak, multi-hit games, total bases, slugging percentage, walks, hit by pitch, on-base percentage ... Hit .600 (6-for-10) in series against Missouri (4/26-4/28) for three RBI and two runs with two home runs ... Tied for the single game-high with two home runs and had a single game-high nine total bases against Missouri (4/26); was Auburn's first individual two-homer game since 2010 ... Had a single game-high with 15 putouts against Brown (3/9) ... During 15-game hitting streak, hit .431 (25-for-58) had six RBI and eight runs on three doubles and three home runs ... Streak ran from Samford game (4/16) through end of Florida series (5/12) ... Hit .429 (6-for-14) in series at Texas A&M (4/5-4/7) with six RBI and three runs with a double and two home runs ... In the series against Ole Miss (5/3-5/5), hit .545 (6-for-11), had one RBI with three runs and one home run... Was 3-for-3 against Kennesaw State (2/26), had one run and one double ... Was 3-for-3 against Troy (3/26) with three singles ... Second-Team All-SEC selection.
2012 - JUNIOR YEAR Hit .324 (56-for-173) in 49 games ... Had nine doubles and five home runs, driving in 31 RBI and scoring 35 runs ... Finished with a .462 slugging percentage and a .420 on base percentage ... Starting first baseman in 48 games ... Had a near-perfect fielding percentage (.993), making just three errors ... 448 chances and 414 putouts were 12th and 11th in the SEC, respectively ... Hit .293 in league play ... Strained an oblique during his sixth-inning at bat on Thursday at Arkansas (5/10) and missed eight of the final nine games of the season ... Reached base safely in the first 22 games he played in before having his streak snapped with an 0-for-4 day on Sunday vs. No. 8 LSU (3/25) ... Was on base in 22 of the final 26 games he played in ... 13 HBP led the team and tied for sixth in the SEC ... Also tied for sixth in Auburn single-season history with Brett Burnham (2000) ... Scored 18 runs over a 17 game span (4/10-5/8) and was hitting .333 (22-for-66) and had 12 RBI in that span ... Hit a two-run home run in the first inning against Presbyterian (5/8), clearing the top of the scoreboard in left at Plainsman Park ... Was 6-for-11 (.545) against South Carolina (4/20-22), homering on Friday and Saturday ... Was 6-for-9 (.667) combined against Troy and Alabama A&M (4/17-18), collecting three doubles in the win over Alabama A&M ... Was the first Auburn player with three doubles in a single game since Josh Donaldson vs. Kentucky (4/2/06) ... 4-for-12 with a two-run home run in the series at Alabama (4/6-8) ... Was 5-for-13 (.385) with two doubles and three RBI in the series win over Mississippi State (3/30 - 4/1) ... Both doubles turned into runs ... Collected a career-high three hits, all singles, on 3/27 at Samford, scoring a pair of runs ... Had the game-winning single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth on Sunday that gave Auburn the series win at No. 12 Ole Miss (3/18) ... Was 4-for-10 (.400) in the series win over Belmont (3/9-11), hitting a solo home run in the second on Sunday ... Had a five-game hitting streak from Feb. 19-24 in which he was 7-for-16 (.438) with three doubles and eight RBI ... Was 3-for-6 (.500) with six RBI in the series sweep of Alcorn State (2/21-22), driving in three runs in each game ... 1-for-4 with a double, walk and stolen base on 2/19 vs. Missouri (Gm1).
JUNIOR COLLEGE (El Camino CC)
Played for Nate Fernley at El Camino CC ... Hit .330 with four home runs and 33 RBI as a sophomore ... 2011 Offensive Player of the Year ... Hit .378 with four home runs and 38 RBI as a freshman ... Had a 1.000 fielding percentage at first base ... Two-time All-SouthCoast Conference (1B) ... 2010 SoCal All-Star ... Under Armour All-American.
Played for Brian Felton at Loyola HS ... Hit .397 with four home runs and 25 RBI as a senior ... All-Mission League ... All-Anaheim Lions Tournament.
Garrett Nicholas Cooper ... Son of Robert and Gail Cooper ... Has six siblings: Kelli (42), Rob (33), Matt (32), Brad (30), Dan (29) and Lindsey (26) ... Major: exercise science.