5 Cody Slaughter
5 Cody Slaughter
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200
Year: Junior
Hometown: New Port Richey, FL
High School: Clearwater Central
Position: INF
Bats/Throws: R/R

2010: Took over as the regular first baseman, starting 33 games there while playing in a total of 39 … Had a solid debut season, batting .259 with six doubles and a home run … Also scored 14 runs and picked up 14 RBI’s … Led all freshmen with 10 walks drawn, pushing his on base percentage to .326 … Also had one sacrifice fly, and stole two bases in four attempts … Made one appearance as a pitcher for the Bears, throwing 0.2 innings and allowing one hit and zero runs.

Before Brown: Four-year letterwinner as a first baseman at Clearwater Central Catholic High School … Started in all four seasons … Helped lead his team to the Florida state championship in 2007 … Served as team captain during his senior season … Received All-County honors as a junior … Was named the Defensive Player of the Year in 2008 … Selected to the Florida Diamond Club.

Personal: Cody J. Slaughter is the son of Robert and Mindy Slaughter of New Port Richey, Florida … Has two sisters, Sara and Kate … Enjoys watching movies and going to the beach.