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Mitchell Traver

Mitchell  Traver

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Sugar Land, Texas

High School:
Houston Christian HS

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 255

Position:
RHP

Experience:
2L


08/10/2016

Saarloos Tabbed Assistant Coach of the Year

Fourth year coach serves as the recruiting coordinator

06/24/2016

TCU Can't Solve Coastal Carolina

Steinhagen hits eighth home run of the year.

06/18/2016

TCU Opens CWS Sunday Afternoon

Horned Frogs are making their third straight appearance.

06/12/2016

TCU Falters In Saturday's Loss

TCU will play its fifth game three in a Super Regional

06/11/2016

Six Horned Frogs Drafted On Saturday

Five juniors and one senior drafted

06/25/2016

2016 CWS: Coastal Carolina 7, TCU 5

TCU fell short as the 2016 season came to an end in a 7-5 loss against Coastal Carolina at the College World Series.

06/24/2016

2016 CWS: Coastal Carolina 4, TCU 1

TCU fell to Coastal Carolina 4-1 on Friday, June 24 at the College World Series in Omaha, Neb.

06/11/2016

TCU vs. Texas A&M Game 2

TCU dropped a 7-1 decision in game two of the NCAA College Station Super Regional.

06/03/2016

TCU vs. Oral Roberts: 6/3/16

Photos by Patrick Green & Michael Clements

05/28/2016

TCU vs. Texas Game 1

TCU and Texas met in the first of two games on Saturday.

Career Honors
• 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

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.

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

Season ERA W-L G-GS CG SH/CB SV IP H R ER BB SO WP HBP
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
Career 2.61 10-5 24-21 0 0/5 0
107.0
81 42 31 36 105 9
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