Kyle Winkler
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Kyle Winkler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sugar Land, Texas

High School:
Kempner High School

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 205

Position:
RHP

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R


04/11/2014

Ferrell Earns USA Baseball CNT Invite

Sophomore will do his second tour with national team

02/08/2014

Varsity Tops Alumni, 11-3

Alexander throws six shutout innings

02/05/2014

Alumni Game Set For Saturday Afternoon

Game set for 1 p.m. at Lupton Stadium

04/29/2013

Finnegan Earns USA Baseball CNT Invite

Sophomore is the fifth TCU player to earn invite

06/23/2005

Former TCU Players Currently in Professional Baseball

Season ERA W-L G-GS CG SH/CB SV IP H R ER BB SO WP HBP
2009 4.15 7-1 17-14 1 0/0 0 73.2 70 43 34 35 48 4 7
2010 3.39 12-3 19-19 2 0/1 0 116.2 111 49 44 36 92 3 6
2011 1.39 8-2 14-13 2 0/2 0 90.2 65 18 14 14 99 5 6
Career 2.95 27-6 50-46 5 0/3 0
281.0
246 110 92 85 239 12
19

Career Honors:
• 2009 Mountain West Conference All-Tournament team
• 2009 NCAA Fort Worth Regional All-Tournament team
• Earned an invite to the 2009 Team USA Trials
• Earned an early invite to the 2010 Team USA Trials
• Member of the 2010 Collegiate National Team
• 2010 Mountain West Conference All-Tournament team
• 2010 2nd-team All-Mountain West
• Mountain West Conference Pitcher of the Week 4/19/10, 5/24/10, 2/21/11, 3/8/11 and 4/4/11
• 2011 First-team All-Mountain West
• 2011 Louisville Slugger and NCBWA third-team All-American
• Drafted in the 10th round of the 2011 MLB Draft by the Arizona D'Backs

2011 (Junior):
Earned third-team All-American honors from the NCBWA and Louisville Slugger... named first-team all-conference... was a three-time MWC Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 21, March 8 and April 11)... posted an 8-2 record in 14 appearances on the season... 13 of his 14 appearances were starts... recorded 12 quality starts... led the team with 90 2/3 innings pitched... his 1.39 ERA was tops on the squad... fanned a team-high 99 batters and issued just 14 walks while limiting opponents to a .200 batting average... combined to shut out two opponents (Texas Tech and New Mexico) and tallied two complete games... team posted a 9-5 record in games he pitched, including an 8-5 mark in games he started... did not give up an earned run in his first four starts of the season spanning 28 1/3 innings... surrendered an unearned run on one hit with eight strikeouts in seven innings against Kansas on Feb. 19... improved to 2-0 on the season after defeating nationally-ranked Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 25... limited the Titans to an unearned run and struck out two... tossed eight shutout innings at Texas Tech on March 4 to improve to 3-0... first complete game of the season came in a loss at UNLV on March 18... gave up five runs (four earned) over eight innings... did tally 11 strikeouts in the contest... rebounded nicely with a solid eight inning performance against Houston on March 25... allowed just one run and struck out nine in eight innings of work... struck out a career-high 15 batters over seven innings against Air Force on April 1 to improve to 5-1 on the season... gave up a pair of runs in six innings against New Mexico on April 8... improved to 6-1 on the season after giving up two runs in six innings at San Diego State on April 15... tossed a nine inning complete game against UNLV on April 21... limited the Rebels to a run on six hits and struck out five to move to 7-1... won his eighth game of the season on April 28 at BYU... held the Cougars scoreless for seven innings and struck out 13... suffered second loss of the season on May 6 at Oklahoma State... gave up three runs on nine hits and struck out nine in six innings of work... made lone relief appearance of the season on May 19 at New Mexico... allowed just three hits in 4 2/3 innings of work.

2010 (Sophomore):
Earned second-team all-conference accolades ... led the team with 116 2/3 innings pitched ... ranked second on the team with a 12-3 record in a school-record 19 starts ... the 12 victories ranked fifth nationally ... tallied 92 strikeouts on the season and issued just 36 walks ... team was 14-5 in his 19 starts ... pitched a team-high two complete games ... posted a 4.37 ERA in eight conference starts and was 4-1 in 55 2/3 innings pitched ... earned first victory of the season on Feb. 21 against Sam Houston State after allowing just one run on two hits in three innings of work ... dominated Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 28 for his second win of the season ... held the Titans to just an unearned run on four hits in six innings pitched ... got a no-decision after pitching 6 1/3 innings against Rice on March 7 ... limited the Owls to three runs on four hits ... improved to 3-0 with a solid performance against Texas Tech on March 14 ... allowed a run on six hits, struck out four and walked none in six innings ... second no-decision of the season came against BYU on March 19 ... gave up three runs (one earned) in six innings ... struck out six in seven innings at Air Force on March 28 to improve to 4-0 on the season ... bounced back from a no-decision against San Diego State on April 2 to dominate Houston on April 10 ... held the Cougars to a run on seven hits in 7 1/3 innings of work ... moved to 6-0 on the season with eight strong innings at BYU on April 16 ... allowed just one run on three hits with six punch outs ... was touched for a season-high eight runs in 6 2/3 innings in a no-decision against UNLV on April 24 ... turned in three straight outings in which he pitched eight innings from May 1-14 ... won seventh game of the season after holding Utah to three runs in eight innings of work on May 1 ... was the tough-luck loser at New Mexico on May 8 after tossing his first complete game of the season ... allowed just three runs on five hits, but didn't get any offensive support ... limited Air Force to a pair of runs on nine hits in eight innings on May 14 to improve to 8-1 ... held Cal State Bakersfield scoreless for seven innings with seven strikeouts for his ninth win on May 21 ... exacted revenge on UNLV in the conference tournament with his second complete game of the season ... fanned a career-high 12 and surrendered just two runs to move to 10-1 on the season ... got the Frogs rolling with a strong outing against Lamar in the NCAA Fort Worth Regional opener on June 4 ... held the Cardinals to a run on seven hits with six strikeouts in six innings of work ... was absolutely dominating in the NCAA Super Regional clinching game at Texas on June 13 ... didn't surrender a run and limited the Longhorns to just five hits in 7 2/3 innings of work for his 12th win of the season ... was charged with both of the Frogs' losses in the College World Series.

2009 (Freshman):
Earned an invite to the Team USA tryouts in June ... made 17 appearances and started 14 games ... posted a 7-1 record to go along with a 4.15 ERA ... team held a 12-5 record in games he pitched and a 10-4 record in games he started ... struck out 48 batters in 73 2/3 innings pitched ... got a no-decision in first career start at Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 22 ... allowed just one earned run in three innings pitched ... recorded two outs in his first relief appearance against Texas State on Feb. 25 ... earned first career win with eight strong innings of work against Minnesota on March 16 ... allowed a run on six hits with a career-high 10 strikeouts ... was solid in a no-decision against San Diego State on March 29 ... didn't allow a run in 7 2/3 innings of work with three walks and three strikeouts ... picked up second win of the season against New Mexico on April 5 ... allowed three runs on three hits with three strikeouts in five innings of work ... tossed 1 1/3 innings of relief at UT Pan American on April 9 ... improved to 3-0 with a win over Texas Tech on April 13 ... surrendered just two runs on three hits in five innings ... went 4-0 in the month of May ... gave up two runs in six innings with five strikeouts against Utah on May 10 ... allowed just two runs on four hits with seven Ks in six innings at UNLV on May 16 ... pitched first career complete game against BYU on May 21 in the MWC Tournament ... earned a spot on the MWC All-Tournament team ... allowed just two runs on 11 hits with no walks and six strikeouts ... limited Oregon State to just a run on two hits in eight innings in the Fort Worth Regional on May 30 ... selected to the Fort Worth All-Regional team ... lone loss of the season came on June 6 against Texas in the Super Regional ... allowed five runs (four earned) on five hits in 5 1/3 innings of work ... posted a 4.08 ERA as a starter.

High School:
Was a three-time letterwinner at Kempner High School for head coach J.D. Sellers ... tabbed by Baseball America as the 167th top prospect in the nation and 19th best recruit in Texas ... Inside Prep Baseball also tabbed him as the 19th top high school recruit in Texas ... selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 37th round of the 2008 MLB Draft ... earned first-team all-state and all-district honors as a senior ... named to the Rawlings All-region team ... also a first-team all-district performer as a junior ... played in the Area Code games for the Arizona Diamondbacks scout team ... participated in the Texas Scouts Association games at Minute Maid Park ... was a second-team all-Houston Area player following his junior campaign ... named District 23-5A MVP as a junior ... participated with the 2006 USA Youth National Team that won the Pan Am Championships in Venezuela ... earned the tournament award for the lowest ERA (1.29) ... selected to play on the Texas Sunbelt Tournament team in 2007 ... named second-team all-district and Newcomer of the Year as a sophomore ... played in the Kyle Chapman All-Star games in 2005, 2006 and 2007 ... tossed a no-hitter in the summer of 2007 at the Perfect Game Wood Bat tournament in Atlanta.

Personal:
Parents are Michael and Suzanne ... has a younger sister, Kellsie.


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