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Tucker Simpson

RHP

Height
6' 6"
CLASS
Fr.
Hometown
Oxford, Ala.
Weight
220 lbs.
Experience
HS
School
Oxford

Major: Social and Behavioral Sciences

 

AS A FRESHMAN (2013): Pitched in 13 games and made eight starts for the Gators…Had a 1-2 record and a 4.79 earned run average in 35.2 innings, with 29 strikeouts and 15 walks…Saw action in four SEC games and was 0-1 with a 6.00 ERA…Started the finale at Missouri (2.2 IP, 4 H, 2 R)…Tossed six innings in league play, totaled three strikeouts and issued five walks…Pitched 1.1 scoreless and hitless innings with two walks out of the bullpen in the second game at Georgia…Notched three strikeouts over three scoreless innings against Florida A&M…Hurled one inning at No. 3 LSU (2 H, 3 R) and the final inning in the series-opening win over Tennessee (2 H, 2 R, 2 K)…Limited No. 4 Florida State to one run on three hits during his start in Jacksonville, with three strikeouts and three walks…Earned his first collegiate victory with a career-high 5.2 innings versus North Florida in which he registered five K, scattered six hits and permitted three runs…Fanned two Seminoles over 1.1 scoreless innings in FSU’s visit to McKethan Stadium…Collected a career-high six strikeouts over 4.1 innings in his start against No. 21 Miami (Fla.) but was not involved in the decision after yielding six hits and three runs (two earned)…Drew the starting assignment in the Gators’ second outing of the season versus Duke and allowed two hits and a pair of runs in four innings, with three K and a couple of free passes.

 

HIGH SCHOOL: Right-handed pitcher and first baseman who played for head coach Wes Brooks at Oxford High School…Is the school’s only five-time varsity letterwinner in baseball…Was a first-team Louisville Slugger All-American as a senior, when he was 9-3 with a 1.89 ERA and had 149 strikeouts and 12 walks in 83 innings…Ranked as the No. 1 right-hander and the No. 4 player in the state of Alabama in the Class of 2012 Final Rankings from Perfect Game…Named to the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s Super All-State Team comprised of 10 players and was first-team all-state in Class 6A…Was the Most Valuable Player of the Alabama state finals and was the Class 6A Pitcher of the Year as the Yellow Jackets captured the state championship…Took a no-hitter into the fifth inning and finished with a one-hit, 2-0 shutout as Oxford won game one of the AHSAA Class 6A Championship Series…Struck out 12, walked none and came within just one batter of pitching his second perfect game of the state playoffs…Had thrown a seven-inning perfect game during the opening round of the tournament…Was a first-team Preseason All-American by Rawlings and was named to the Southeast All-Region First Team by Rawlings/Perfect Game prior to his senior campaign…Participated in the Perfect Game All-American Classic at PETCO Park in San Diego in August 2011…Batted .440, drove in 47 runs and belted seven homers as a junior…As a sophomore, he hit .358, with 36 RBI and five home runs, earning Diamond Dazzler honors, a team comprised of the top players in The Anniston Star’s coverage area regardless of classification...Was also a member of the National Honor Society and in the student government at Oxford.

 

SIMPSON’S CAREER STATISTICS

Overall Season Statistics

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2013

4.79

1

2

13

8

0

0

0

0

35.2

38

23

19

15

29

CAREER

4.79

1

2

13

8

0

0

0

0

35.2

38

23

19

15

29

 

SEC Regular-Season Statistics

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2013

6.00

0

1

4

1

0

0

0

0

6.0

8

7

4

5

3

CAREER

6.00

0

1

4

1

0

0

0

0

6.0

8

7

4

5

3

 

SIMPSON’S CAREER HIGHS

Innings (Starter): 5.2 vs. North Florida (3/19/13)

Innings (Reliever): 3.0 vs. Florida A&M (5/6/13)

Strikeouts: 6 vs. Miami (Fla.) (3/2/13)

Hits Allowed: 6, 2x, last vs. North Florida (3/19/13)

Runs: 3, 4x, last vs. LSU (5/4/13)

Earned Runs: 3, 3x, last vs. LSU (5/4/13)

Walks: 3 vs. Florida State (3/26/13)

 

 

 

 

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