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James McArthur

James  McArthur

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
New Braunfels, Texas

High School:
New Braunfels

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 235

Position:
RHP

Experience:
2L

06/06/2018

Four Taken for Ole Miss Baseball on Final Day of 2018 MLB Draft

McArthur, Olenek, Golsan and Caracci Selected on Day 3

05/19/2018

Baseball Wins SEC West With 10-8 Win at Alabama

Rebels Use Six RBI Day From Cole Zabowski to Take Division Title

05/12/2018

Ole Miss Runs Away from No. 16 Auburn, Sweeps Series

Ethridge Powers Rebels to Win in Long Relief Appearance

05/11/2018

Rebels Deliver Bianco's 800th Win, Clinch Series vs. Auburn

Feigl Delivers Career Outing, Outduels Mize for Win

05/02/2018

Bats Stay Hot as No. 3 Ole Miss Rolls Past UAPB

Rebels Cap Home Midweek Schedule with Perfect 8-0 Record

 CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
 • 2018 MLB Draft Selection (12th Round - Philadelphia Phillies)
 • 2016, 2017, 2018 SEC Academic Honor Roll
 • 2016 Freshman All-American (Collegiate Baseball)
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2016 SEC Freshman of the Week (April 25)


2018 (Junior):
Started 16 games in the third slot of the weekend rotation ... Notched 6-1 record with 4.48 ERA over 66.1 innings ... Allowed 33 runs on 58 hits and 38 walks, striking out 58 ... Allowed no earned runs on four hits, striking out seven over 5.0 innings in season debut against Winthrop (2/18) ... Earned first win of the season, allowing no runs on just two hits over 5.0 innings at Long Beach State (3/4) ... Shut down Tennessee in first SEC start of the season, allowing no runs on just two hits over 6.0 innings in 5-0 victory (3/18) ... Gave up three runs on four hits through 6.0 innings of work to earn a win in series-deciding Game 3 against Arkansas (3/31) ... Yielded just one run on three hits in series-clinching Game 3 win against Georgia (4/21) ... Turned in a 5.1-inning gem, allowing no runs on five hits, striking out six in SEC Tournament shutout win over Auburn (5/25).

2017 (Sophomore):
Spent all season in the weekend rotation, making 12 starts on the mound … Earned a spot on the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll … Ranked ninth in the SEC in opponent batting average (.209) … Posted a 3-6 mark with a 4.73 ERA … Added 60 strikeouts over 64.2 innings … Named SEC Pitcher of the Week after a career-high 8.0 innings and allowing only one hit with six strikeouts at No. 10 Arkansas (4/27) ... Allowed only one run on two hits, while striking out seven for a win over Alabama (4/7) ... Did not surrender an earned run in 3.0 innings against No. 10 Texas Tech … Recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts in 6.0 innings, allowing just one run on two hits versus No. 23 UNCW (2/25).

2016 (Freshman):
Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball … Pitched 61.1 innings over 15 games, including 12 starts … Compiled a 6-1 record with a 4.26 ERA and 61 strikeouts … Named to the First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll … Making his SEC Tournament debut, allowed three runs (two earned) on five hits over 5.1 innings to earn the victory against No. 6 Vanderbilt (5/26) ... Made his first career SEC start versus No. 8 LSU (4/30)... Named SEC Freshman of the Week after pitching 11.2 scoreless innings in two appearances over the week (4/25) ... Made his SEC debut against Auburn, tossing 4.2 scoreless innings of relief (4/22) ... Went a career-long 7.0 scoreless innings against Memphis with seven strikeouts and surrendering only four hits (4/19) ... Tossed 5.1 innings against Southern Miss with five strikeouts and allowed only one run, the first surrendered against the Golden Eagles in 11.1 innings over two starts (4/13) ... Earned his fourth straight win, pitching 6.0 scoreless innings in the 6-2 victory over Southern Miss (4/5) ... Recorded seven strikeouts in 5.0 innings versus UT Martin for a new career high (3/22) ... Picked up his second win and allowed only one hit over 5.0 innings pitched (3/16)... Earned his first career win against SEMO (3/8) ... Got his first start at Swayze Field in the win over Arkansas State (2/24) ... Made his first appearance on the mound as a Rebel versus FIU (2/20).

HIGH SCHOOL:
Attended New Braunfels High School where he lettered three years and was coached by Doug Edwards … Tabbed as the 48th-best player in the state of Texas by Perfect Game … Finished his high school career with a 14-7 record and 3.72 ERA in 96.2 innings over three years … Named 2015 Honorable Mention All-American and First Team All-Region (Texas) by Perfect Game … Went 6-1 with a 1.82 ERA in 34.2 innings in his final high school season to earn first team all-district accolades … Named ESPN San Antonio Student-Athlete of the Week after striking out 13 and not allowing an earned run in a complete-game victory over Smithson Valley … Received 2014 Perfect Game Underclass All-American Honorable Mention and second team all-district honors by going 7-4 with a 3.22 ERA in 41.1 innings … Pitched 20.2 innings as a sophomore … Also earned a letter in basketball …

PERSONAL: Son of Greg and Rebecca McArthur … Born: Dec. 11, 1996 … His father, Greg, played four seasons of minor league baseball … Has two brothers, Jacob and Matthew, and one sister, Miriam … Civil Engineering major.

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