Pitchers Limit Opportunities For Both Squads In Second Straight Game
2012: Made 19 appearances on the season, including 18 in relief and one start ... Posted a 4-0 record with a 2.84 ERA as he allowed 11 runs - 10 earned - on 25 hits through 31.2 innings of work ... Struck out 29 and walked eight while holding batters to a .219 batting average against ... Combined for two shutouts on the season: Jackson State (3/27) and Central Arkansas (4/10) ... Picked up wins in relief against UNC-Wilmington (2/26), at Georgia (4/14) and Murray State (5/2) ... Picked up the win in his only start against Jackson State (3/27) as the designated pitcher of record ... Worked 4.0 innings and allowed one hit, a walk and recorded six strikeouts against the Tigers ... Picked up the win at Georgia (4/14) with 0.2 innings of work in relief of Mike Mayers ... Worked a season-long 4.1 innings in relief in the win over Murray State (5/2), striking out five and allowing three hits ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years under head coach Will Smith at Spain Park High School ... Named Hoover Metro Pitcher of the Year in 2011 ... Also selected to the East Coast Pro Showcase ... Posted a 4-3 record as a senior with a 2.90 ERA ... Struck out 50 and walked only 11 in 37.2 innings of work ... Hit .365 as a senior with two home runs and 36 RBI ... Also tallied 11 doubles, two triples and 30 runs scored ... Turned in a career record of 16-7 and three saves with a 2.40 ERA ... Struck out 175 with 28 walks in 120.0 innings of work ... Hit .351 for his career with four home runs and 65 RBI ... Also turned in 18 doubles, three triples and 53 runs scored ... Lettered one year in football ...
MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Rob and Sheryl Ellis ... Born September 22, 1992 ... Has a younger sister, Sarah ... Played summer ball with Marucci Elite ... Drafted in the 50th round by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2011 MLB Draft.
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