Palomar Comets Baseball
San Diego, CA
HIGH SCHOOL: Rancho Bernardo (San Diego, CA) (2005)
NCAA DIV. I COLLEGE: Signed early with Indiana State.
PERSONAL: Born Nov.2, 1986, in Denver, CO.
... Son of Jo and Brian Caple. ... Has a brother, Tom,
26, who played baseball at the University of San Diego
and currently is an outfielder in the Boston Red Sox organization.
2007 SEASON: Was penciled in as the Comets' starting right
fielder for the second straight season, but was
sidelined since early in the year with a hamstring injury
and will apply for a medical red-shirt before moving on
to Indiana State next year. ... Has played in only
six games as of April 14. ... Started in right field and went 2-for-4
in the Comets' season opener at Cypress on Jan. 27. ...
Singled and scored Palomar's first run in a 4-3 victory
at Santa Ana on Jan. 30.
2006 SEASON: All-Pacific Coast Conference honorable
mention. ... Started 39 games in right field and
batted .354 entering post-season play, third-best on the club. ...
Including the post-season, hit .340.
I. ... Hit .323 in the conference. ... Went
2-for-3 and drove in a run vs. Cypress, an eventual
State Final Four team, on Jan. 28. ... Was 2-for-3
with a double in a 6-5 win over Cerritos on Feb.1. ...
Was 2-for-3 with an RBI in a 10-3 victory at Citrus on
Feb. 9. ... Contributed what turned out to be the
game-winning RBI, singling in a run in the second
inning, in a 12-4 win over Los Angeles Pierce on Feb.18.
... Doubled as the Comets pounded Imperial Valley 12-1
on Feb. 25 in their conference opener. ... Helped key an
11-1 win over Southwestern on March 2, going 3-for-4
with an RBI. ... Went 2-for-4 off third-round Angels
draft pick Sean O'Sullivan and drove in the Comets' only
run with a sixth-inning single in a 2-1 loss at Grossmont on March 3. ... Banged an early double to help
the Comets down San Diego City College 16-3 on March 4.
... Doubled to help Palomar beat San Diego Mesa 5-1 on
March 7. ... Singled during a 3-run first inning as the first-place Comets led wire-to-wire to beat
second-place Grossmont 6-4 on the road on March 16. Went
2-for-5 with a double and an RBI vs. San Diego City
College on March 25. ... Went 3-for-3 and doubled in an
18-3 win at Imperial Valley on April 6. ... Drove in the
Comets' first 2 runs with a fourth inning single to
spark a 4-2 victory over Orange Coast on April 11. ...
Went 3-for-5 with an RBI against Mt. San Jacinto on
April 12. ... Was 2-for-5 with a double against Chaffey
on April 13. ...
California Regionals Round 1
Doubled to drive in a run in
the first inning and eventually stole home vs. Rio Hondo
on May 14. ... Also had a single vs. the Roadrunners
later the same day.
HIGH SCHOOL: Batted .420 with 50 hits, 55 runs scored
and 33 RBIs and made first-team All-Palomar League,
helping lead Rancho Bernardo High to the 2005 CIF-San
Diego Section Division I championship. ... Helped the
Broncos go 30-5. ... Was selected second-team All-CIF.
... Played under coach Sam Blalock, a one-time Palomar
(Updated at conclusion of season)