Junior College: Played two seasons at Western Nevada College in Carson City, Nevada...went a combined 11-5 with eight saves and a 3.15 ERA in 120.1 innings pitched...as a sophomore in 2007, went 6-4 with four saves and a 2.36 ERA...struck out 79 batters while walking only 21...pitched in 20 games, making 14 starts...named Second Team All-Conference...also named Outstanding Student Ahtlete...as a freshman in 2006, pitched in 18 games, making two starts...went 5-1 with four saves and a 2.57 ERA in 46.1 innings pitched...struck out 31 hitters.
High School: A 2005 graduate of Shadow Ridge High School in Las Vegas, Nevada...lettered twice in baseball and soccer...earned the Big Bat award as a junior.
MLB Draft: Selected in the 31st round (935tht overall) by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 2007 Major League Baseball draft.
Personal: Interested in biology and business...son of Thomas and Joan Sauer of Las Vegas, Nevada...has an older sister Amy and a younger brother David...enjoys playing the guitar...is a St. Louis Cardinals and Rams fan...says Brandon Webb of the Arizona Diamondbacks is his favorite athlete...born August 13, 1986 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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