Arizona catcher Cesar Salazar has been named one of 16 semifinalists for the Johnny Bench Award, given to the nation’s top catcher in college baseball.
Congratulations to Cesar Salazar, who has been named one of 16 semifinalists for the Johnny Bench Award, given to the top catcher in the country.
— Arizona Baseball (@ArizonaBaseball) May 16, 2018
Salazar, who’s posted a .339 batting average this season, has thrown out 12 base stealers in 23.
Here’s the full list of 16 national semifinalists:
- Joey Bart Georgia Tech Institute of Technology JR
- Carter Bins California State University, Fresno SO
- Trevor Casanova California State University, Northridge JR
- Tyler Cropley University of Iowa SR
- Tim DalPorto Kent State University SR
- Logan Driscoll George Mason University SO
- Michael Emodi Creighton University JR
- Nick Fortes University of Mississippi JR
- Alex Holderbach Eastern Kentucky University JR
- Reynaldo Pastrana Marshall University JR
- Cal Raleigh Florida State University JR
- Adley Rutschman Oregon State University SO
- Cesar Salazar University of Arizona JR
- JJ Schwarz University of Florida SR
- Jake Washer East Carolina University SO
- Harris Yett University of North Carolina at Charlotte JR