Mitchell Traver

Mitchell  Traver

RS Senior

Sugar Land, Texas

High School:
Houston Christian HS

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 255




Frogs Rake In Honors In 2017

19 Frogs earn honors throughout 2017 season.


TCU CWS Run Comes Up Short

TCU finishes season 50-18


TCU Forces Decisive Game With Win

Charles King picks up first career victory


TCU Set For Rematch With Florida

TCU is 2-0 in elimination games in Omaha


TCU Aims To Keep Its Season Alive Thursday

Horned Frogs set to face former C-USA foe, Louisville


TCU vs. Florida

College World Series, June 24, 2017


College World Series: TCU 9, Florida 2

TCU topped Florida, 9-2, at the 2017 College World Series on Friday, June 23.


TCU vs. Central Connecticut State (NCAA Regional Game 2)

TCU vs. Central Connecticut State in Game 2 of the Fort Worth Regional.


TCU vs. Texas (Big 12 Tournament)

The Frogs face the Texas Longhorns in the Big 12 Tournament in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


TCU vs. Texas - Game 3

The Frogs swept the Texas Longhorns on Sunday afternoon at Lupton Stadium.

Career Honors
• Drafted in the 20th round of the 2017 MLB Draft by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
• 2017 Second-team Academic All-Big 12
• Drafted in the 17th round of the 2016 MLB Draft by the Cincinnati Reds
• Drafted in the 28th round of the 2015 MLB Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals
• 2015 Honorable Mention All-Big 12 Conference
• 2015 Golden Spikes Award Watch List
• 2015 College Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher of the Year Watch List
• 2013 TCU Fellowship of Christian Athletes Bob Lilly Athlete of the Year

2017 (Senior)
Stated all 12 games he appeared in... team posted an 8-4 mark in games he pitched... registered a 4-1 record with a 3.89 ERA... fanned 53 in 44 innings of work... allowed two or fewer runs in 10 of his 12 starts... allowed two runs (one earned) on three hits in three innings in his first start of the year at UT Arlington (Feb. 21)... an injury in a start against Rice on Feb. 28 sidelined him for over a month... tossed two scoreless innings with four Ks in his first outing back at UT Arlington on April 4... went four scoreless innings with five strikeouts at Dallas Baptist on April 11... fell to 2-1 on the season after giving up four runs in 1 1/3 innings against Baylor (April 22)... had allowed just one run in 2 2/3 innings at Texas Tech (April 29) before the game was suspended due to bad weather... fanned seven and and allowed just two runs in 5 2/3 innings against Texas (May 7)... final four starts saw him allow just five runs over 22 1/3 innings of work... surrendered a run on five hits and struck out four in 4 2/3 innings at Cal (May 20)... improved to 3-1 on the year after allowing just one run on four hits and striking out eight over seven innings against Texas in the Big 12 Tournament (May 27)... final start at Lupton Stadium was a beauty as he allowed a run on one hit and struck out a season-high nine against Central Connecticut State in the NCAA Fort Worth Regional (June 3)... final start came against Florida in the College World Series... allowed a pair of runs over 3 2/3 innings with five strikeouts.

2016 (Junior)
Missed the bulk of the season with a back injury... made seven starts on the season, posting a 1-3 record with a 3.26 ERA in 30 1/3 innings pitched... team posted a 4-3 record in games he started... tallied 28 strikeouts and walked just 10 while holding opponents to a .235 batting average... tossed two scoreless inning in his season debut on May 8 at Penn State... was the tough-luck losing pitcher at Baylor on May 14 after allowing just one run on three hits with four strikeouts in three innings of work... fanned six in 4 1/3 innings of work against Kansas State (May 20)... was touched for four runs on four hits in four innings against Oklahoma State (May 26) in the Big 12 Championships... started TCU's NCAA Regional opener against Oral Roberts on June 3... pitched five shutout innings with two hits, a walk and four strikeouts to earn his lone win of the season... allowed five runs (three earned) on six hits with four strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings at Texas A&M (June 11)... tossed a season-long 6 1/3 innings against Coastal Carolina in the College World Series (June 24).

2015 (Sophomore)
Earned a spot in the starting rotation and made 14 starts as part of 16 appearances on the year... led all starters with a 1.89 ERA and ranked fourth in the Big 12... team posted a 10-4 record in games he started and a 2-0 record as a reliever... posted six quality starts on the season and had three starts of 7+ innings... ranked third on the team with 77 strikeouts... held opponents to a .184 batting average against... combined on four shutouts... first appearance of the year came out of the bullpen in the season-opener against Southern Illinois on Feb. 13... allowed two hits and struck out a batter in two innings... turned in six scoreless innings of work in his first start of the season against UT Arlington (Feb. 17)... allowed just four hits, walked one and struck out five... kept scoreless streak going on Feb. 25 with seven scoreless innings against Texas Southern... struck out a career-high 11 and gave up just two hits... retired all three batters he faced in a predetermined start against Rice on March 3 to improve to 2-0... made his debut in the weekend rotation on March 6 at USC... was touched for three runs (two earned) on six hits and struck out seven in 5 2/3 innings... improved to 3-0 on the season on March 13 against Baylor... allowed a run on four hits and struck out six in seven innings... picked up a no-decision vs. Oklahoma State on March 20 after allowing three runs (one earned) in five innings against the Cowboys... tallied his fourth win of the season after giving up just a run on four hits in six innings against Wichita State (March 27)... threw six scoreless innings and struck out five at Texas Tech on April 2... suffered his first defeat of the season at Kansas State on April 10... bounced back with five scoreless innings against Santa Clara (April 18)... was tagged with his second loss of the season after giving up four runs (two earned) at Dallas Baptist on April 29... improved to 7-2 after giving up just two unearned runs in five 5 2/3 innings against Abilene Christian on May 12... threw seven scoreless innings to improve to 8-2 against Sacred Heart in the NCAA Fort Worth Regional opening win... was the winning pitcher in TCU's 16-inning victory over Texas A&M, clinching the NCAA Fort Worth Super Regional... struck out six and allowed just two base runners in four innings against the Aggies on June 8... started the Frogs' elimination game against LSU on June 18... got a no-decision after allowing three runs on four hits in 3 1/3 innings.

2014 (Redshirt Freshman)
Missed the majority of the season with an injury... made his collegiate debut on May 21 against Baylor in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championships... was touched for four runs on five hits in 1/3 of an inning... named the TCU Fellowship of Christian Athletes Bob Lilly Athlete of the Year.

2013 (True Freshman)
Forced to redshirt after an injury in the fall... was ranked by Baseball America as the No. 37 freshman in college.

High School
Drafted in the 39th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft by the Houston Astros... ranked by Baseball America as the 52nd best prospect in the 2012 draft... was a three-year letterwinner at Houston Christian High School... teammates with current Horned Frog Brian Trieglaff... earned second team all-district honors as a junior... tabbed as a third-team preseason All-American by Baseball America prior to the start of his senior season... was first-team all-district and all-state as a senior.... named a Perfect Game All-American... was a member of the 40-man 16U USA Baseball roster... was 4-5 with four complete games in 11 appearances as a senior... posted a 1.60 ERA and limited opponents to a .151 batting average... fanned 75 in 61 1/3 innings pitched.

Parents are John and Dawn... has a younger brother, Spencer, and a younger sister McKenna.

2014 99.00 0-0 1-0 0 0/0 0 0.1 5 4 4 0 0 0 0
2015 1.89 9-2 16-14 0 0/4 0 76.1 49 23 16 26 77 8 5
2016 3.26 1-3 17-17 0 0/1 0 30.1 27 15 11 10 28 1 5
2017 3.89 4-1 12-12 0 0/0 0 44.0 32 20 19 22 53 1 1
Career 2.98 14-6 36-33 0 0/5 0
113 62 50 58 158 10

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