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