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Mike Vinson

RHP

Height
6' 4"
CLASS
Fr.
Hometown
Miami, Fla.
Weight
205 lbs.
Experience
HS
School
Christopher Columbus

MIKE VINSON                                                                      18

RHP · 6-4 · 215 · R/R · Redshirt Sophomore · 1L

Miami, Fla. · Christopher Columbus High School

Major: Advertising

 

2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

 

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2015): Chosen in the 24th round of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft by the Detroit Tigers at No. 730…Was 2-0 with a 3.00 earned run average in seven appearances totaling six innings…Saw action in one SEC game, the series opener against Western Division foe Alabama…Faced three batters and recorded two strikeouts to earn the victory over No. 11 Florida State on St. Patrick’s Day…Tossed a career-high three innings in the second win over Fairfield, giving up one hit and zero runs…Collected the road triumph against Florida Atlantic with a clean seventh and UF responded with a three-run eighth to move in front…Retired all three batters he faced on Opening Night as the Orange and Blue handled Rhode Island.

 

(2014): Was sidelined for the entire season and received a medical redshirt.

 

AS A FRESHMAN (2013): Earned a spot on the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll…Made 17 relief appearances and was 1-0 with a 4.79 ERA…Totaled 19 strikeouts and permitted six walks in 20.2 innings…Registered three strikeouts in four different outings…Had a 1-0 record and a 3.38 ERA in 10 games of SEC work, with nine strikeouts and one walk in 10.2 innings…Saw action in the first two games of the series with Auburn and picked up his first career victory in game two thanks to the four-run comeback in the ninth inning that featured a game-tying, three-run homer by Josh Tobias and a walk-off double by Zack Powers…Came through with 1.2 scoreless and hitless innings in the 4-3 win over No. 8 South Carolina…Had two consecutive scoreless appearances at No. 17 Mississippi State and totaled three strikeouts…Had three K over two shutout frames in the series finale versus No. 10 Kentucky…Notched three punch-outs over two innings of scoreless ball in the home triumph over Jacksonville…Tossed a career-high 2.2 innings and yielded one run in the third meeting with FGCU at McKethan Stadium…Worked a scoreless frame in the 12-inning affair with Georgia Southern…Debuted in the series finale against Duke on the opening weekend of the campaign and pitched two-thirds of an inning.

 

SUMMER: Pitched for the Strasburg (Va.) Express in 2014 and was rated the No. 4 prospect in the Valley League by Perfect Game and the No. 5 prospect by Baseball America…Was chosen first-team All-Valley League after turning in a 3-1 record with a 2.15 ERA in 10 appearances, including four starts…Placed fifth in the league for lowest ERA and also recorded a pair of saves…Registered 34 strikeouts and yielded five walks in 37.2 innings…Worked at least seven innings in all four of his starts…Started Game 2 of the quarterfinal round of the playoffs for the Express but suffered the loss to Front Royal…Gave up two runs in a complete-game win over Harrisonburg…Held the Woodstock River Bandits scoreless for seven innings and recorded seven strikeouts in an 8-0 victory…Tossed seven frames of shutout ball with seven K in his starting debut on June 30…Fired four scoreless innings with four strikeouts to earn his first save of the season at Winchester.

 

HIGH SCHOOL: Right-hander from Christopher Columbus High School who played for head coach Joe Weber…A first-team all-state recipient, Vinson was named the 2012 Miami-Dade County 8A-15 Player of the Year and was a member of the Miami Herald’s Class 8A-5A First-Team All-Dade County as a senior…Turned in a perfect 8-0 record with a 0.93 ERA and registered 83 strikeouts…Batted .338 with a .494 on-base percentage and 22 RBI…The Explorers were 27-5 overall and finished as the Class 8A state runner-up after capturing the district crown…Combined on a no-hitter in the Class 8A Regional final, working the first eight innings of Columbus’ 1-0 victory in nine innings over Hialeah…Struck out nine batters and only allowed one base-runner until the seventh inning…That lone runner had come in the opening frame after a passed ball on a strikeout…Vinson picked up the win in the inaugural game held at the Miami Marlins’ Park in front of more than 6,000 fans…Notched eight strikeouts in 5.2 innings, allowing just two hits…Collected the first hit at the park, a first-inning single, and contributed a two-run triple in the fourth inning…Was a first-team selection on Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Florida All-Region Team last spring…Mentioned as a top player on ESPN High School’s Florida All-State Baseball Team prior to his final prep campaign…Led the Explorers in home runs as a junior and picked up seven saves in 15.1 innings on the mound, with 22 strikeouts and an ERA of 1.89.

 

PERSONAL: Michael Craig Vinson was born Feb. 9, 1994, in Miami, Fla…His parents are Michael and Beatriz Vinson, who both graduated from FIU…Has two brothers, Christopher, 17, and Jakob, 16…His uncle, Eduardo Monteagudo, played volleyball at Rutgers …Enjoys hanging out with friends…Hopes to keep getting better as a play and to win a national championship while at Florida…Majoring in advertising.

 

VINSON’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

0

17

0

0

0

0

0

20.2

27

15

11

6

19

2015

3.00

2

0

7

0

0

0

0

0

6.0

3

2

2

3

4

CAREER

4.39

3

0

24

0

0

0

0

0

26.2

30

17

13

9

23

 

SEC Regular-Season Statistics

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2013

3.38

1

0

10

0

0

0

0

0

10.2

15

6

4

1

9

2015

99.00

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0.0

0

1

1

0

0

CAREER

4.22

1

0

11

0

0

0

0

0

10.2

15

7

5

1

9

 

VINSON’S CAREER HIGHS

Innings (Starter): None

Innings (Reliever): 3.0 vs. Fairfield (3/11/15)

Strikeouts: 3, 4x, last vs. Kentucky (3/17/13)

Hits Allowed: 3, 5x, last vs. LSU (5/3/13)

Runs: 2, 6x, last vs. LSU (5/3/13)

Earned Runs: 2, 4x, last vs. Missouri (4/21/13)

Walks: 2 vs. Florida Gulf Coast (2/23/13)

 

 

 

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