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Rocky McCord
Rocky McCord

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Spanish Fort, Ala.

High School:
Spanish Fort

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 173

Position:
RHP

B-T:
R-R

2013 - SOPHOMORE YEAR
Pitched in seven games, making six starts on the year ... Finished with a 2-1 record and a 3.96 ERA ... Gave up 11 runs - all earned - on 25 hits while walking 12 and striking out 19 ... Opponents batted .263 against him ... Held right-handed batters to a .188 average ... Had two quality starts on the season ... Picked up his first win in his third start with 6.0 shutout innings against Eastern Illinois, scattering three hits and striking out six (3/3) ... Pitched a career-high 6.2 innings against Brown, giving up one run on five hits while posting a career-best eight strikeouts for his second-straight win (3/10) ... Charged with the loss in his first SEC start as he gave up four runs in 1.2 innings against Vanderbilt (3/17) ... Did not allow a run over five innings in his last two appearances, a three-inning relief stint against LSU (3/23) and a two-inning start against Jacksonville State (5/14).

2012 - FRESHMAN YEAR
Appeared in 10 games (three starts) but did not factor into any decisions ...Had a 4.58 ERA ... Logged 17 2/3 innings and struck out 13 ... Opponents hit .310 off of him ... Had a 3.38 ERA in five relief appearances in SEC play (5 1/3 innings) ... SEC opponents hit just .211 against him ... Held left-handed hitters to a .211 batting average (4-for-19) while right-handed hitters hit .346 (18-for-52) against him ... Lasted just two innings in his first start in over a month-and-a-half, allowing a pair of runs on four hits against Troy (4/17) ... Lasted three innings in the Wednesday start against Alabama State (2/29), allowing three first inning runs while surrendering a total of five hits with a walk, striking out four ... Got the Wednesday start against Alcorn State (2/22) but did not factor into the decision, working into the fifth before leaving with a man on first and one out after throwing 64 pitches ... Surrendered a run on five hits and two walks.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for Tommy Walker at Spanish Fort HS ... 39th-round pick of the Minnesota Twins in the 2011 MLB Draft ... Was 10-1 with a 1.84 ERA in 72 innings as a senior, striking out 88 ... Also hit .408 with eight home runs and 50 RBI ... 2011 First Team All-State/Super All-State (Util.) ... 2010 and 2011 All-Mobile Press-Register Team ... Was 10-2 with a 2.05 ERA in 68 innings as a junior, striking out 77 ... Also hit .425 with five home runs ... 2010 All-State, All-County and All-Conference.

PERSONAL
Edwin Rockford McCord ... Son of Rock and Bobbi McCord ... Has two siblings: Jesse and Danielle ... Major: exercise science.

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