Over the summer, made five appearances for the Inland Valley Pirates ... Went 5-14 in those games with a pair of RBIs.
Attended Maranatha High School in Pasadena, Calif. ... Was ranked as the No. 2 first baseman in California and No. 10 first baseman nationally … Batted .375 during an abbreviated senior season ... Listed as the No. 43 prospect in California by Perfect Game … 2019 Preseason Underclass All-American Second Team … Participated in the 2019 Perfect Game National Showcase … Named to the All-Tournament Team at the 2018 WWBA World Championship … Selected to the 15U National Team by USA Baseball in 2017 … Spent his first two HS seasons at Loyola High School in Los Angeles ... Won a pair of league titles with Maranatha.
Full name: Eli Robert Paton ... Birthday: Jan. 5 ... Parents are Frank and Hailey Paton ... Has a younger sister, Grace ... Aspires to play professional baseball ... Chose UCLA because "it's the best school in the world" ... Admires Corey Seager ... Listens to Travis Scott ... Roots for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Lakers ... Favorite player is Alex Caruso ... Hobbies include spikeball, skimboarding, and working out ... His favorite subject is history ... His uncle, George Paton, attended UCLA and is currently the General Manager of the NFL's Denver Broncos.