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Corey Taylor
Corey  Taylor

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kennedale, Texas

High School:
Kennedale

Last College:
Cisco College

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 250

Position:
RHP

Experience:
2L


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Career Stats
Game-by-Game Stats - 2014 | Photo Gallery - 2014
Game-by-Game Stats - 2013 | Photo Gallery - 2013

CAREER-HIGHS (entering 2015 season)
Innings Pitched: 7.1, at TCU (3/29/13)
Longest Start (IP): 7.1, at TCU (3/29/13)
Shortest Start (IP): 1.2, vs. Texas (5/21/14)
Longest Relief Outing (IP): 4.1, vs. Oklahoma State (5/4/13)
Hits Allowed: 10, at UCF (2/23/13)
Runs Allowed: 10, at UCF (2/23/13)
ER Allowed: 9, at UCF (2/23/13)
Walks: 3 2x, vs. TCU (3/29/13)*
Strikeouts: 12, vs. Utah Valley (3/13/13)
Wild Pitches: 1 2x, vs. Oklahoma State (5/4/13)*
Hit Batters: 1 4x, at Oklahoma State (4/5/14)*
HR Allowed: 2 2x, at Oklahoma State (4/5/14)*
Pitch Count: 106, vs. TCU (3/29/13)
* Indicates most recent high

CAREER
In 39 appearances (13 starts/26 relief) is 7-8 with a 4.99 ERA with two saves, combined on four shutouts, 101.0 innings, 111 hits allowed, 61 runs (56 earned), 63 strikeouts and 31 walks while opponents batted .292 with eight home runs... made 19 scoreless outings (4 starts)... pitched on back-to-back days twice... inherited 18 base runners in relief - only six have scored... recorded seven pickoffs... CAREER AS STARTER... in 13 starts went 3-7 with a 5.82 ERA with 54.1 innings, 64 hits allowed, 37 runs (35 earned) with 41 strikeouts and 13 walks... team posted a 23-16 record during his 39 appearances... CAREER IN RELIEF... in 26 relief outings went 4-1 with a 4.09 ERA with two saves, combined on two shutouts, 46.2 innings, 47 hits allowed, 24 runs (21 earned) with 22 strikeouts and 18 walks... TEXAS TECH RANKINGS: 10th in ERA (5.14) during Big 12 play... DURING BIG 12 PLAY... in 15 appearances (6 starts) went 3-4 with a 5.14 ERA, one save, 49.0 innings, 54 hits, 32 runs (28 earned), 20 strikeouts and 16 walks while opponents batted .297 with four home runs.

2014 (Junior)
Made 21 appearances (6 starts) with a 5-3 record, 2.61 ERA, two saves, combined on two shutouts, 48.1 innings, 49 hits allowed, 15 runs (14 earned), 32 strikeouts and eight walks while opponents batted .266 with three home runs... STARTER... in six starts went 1-3 with a 3.26 ERA in 19.1 innings with 17 strikeouts and three walks while opponents batted .297... RELIEVER... in 15 relief outings went 4-0 with a 2.17 ERA with two saves, combined on two shutouts, 29.0 innings, 15 strikeouts and five walks while opponents batted .245... AGAINST NATIONALLY RANKED OPPONENTS... in nine appearances (2 starts) went 1-2 with a 5.82 ERA with one save, 17.0 innings, 10 strikeouts and four walks... DURING BIG 12 PLAY... in nine appearances (2 starts) went 3-1 with a 2.38 ERA and one save with 22.2 innings, 13 strikeouts and five walks while opponents batted .239... BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP... in one outing (relief) went 0-1 with 0.2 innings pitched allowing three earned runs and two hits with a walk... NCAA TOURNAMENT... in two appearances (both relief) went 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA with one save and combined on a shutout with 1.1 innings pitched allowing just two hits... NCAA CORAL GABLES REGIONAL... in one outing (relief) pitched one scoreless inning to earn first career save in the NCAA Tournament... HOME GAMES... made 11 appearances (2 starts) with a 3-0 record, 1.05 ERA, one save, combined on one shutout, 17 strikeouts and two walks while opponents batted .223... ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES... in 10 outings (4 starts) went 2-3 with a 4.37 ERA, one save and combined on a shutout with 22.2 innings, 15 strikeouts and six walks... SITUATIONAL: recorded 63 ground outs and 41 fly outs... forced opponents to hit into two ground ball double plays... among team leaders with two pickoffs... MISCELLANEOUS: made six starts - one in a non-conference weekend series opener, two in Big 12 play (1 series opener, 1 series finale), two midweek and one in the Big 12 Championship... two starts were at home, two on the road and two at a neutral site... made 14 scoreless appearances (3 starts)... threw multiple innings during 8-of-15 relief outings... threw at least three innings in five relief opportunities... struck out multiple batters four times in relief... allowed one or fewer runs in 18-of-21 appearances... didn't allow more than one walk in any appearance while not allowing a walk in 13-of-21 outings... pitched on back-to-back days once (Mar. 29-30, vs. Texas)... team posted a 16-5 record during his 21 appearances... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... made season debut pitching 3.1 scoreless innings in relief with two strikeouts without allowing a walk and giving up four hits to No. 3 Indiana (2/15)... earned first win of the season throwing two innings in relief allowing one run on four hits during Tech's 7-2 win over Oral Roberts (2/22)... improved to 2-0 while winning first start of the year going a season-high five scoreless innings allowing just two hits with a season-high six strikeouts without allowing a walk tossing a season-high 62 pitches during a 5-3 win over New Mexico State (3/6) in the four-game series opener... earned first career Big 12 win pitching four scoreless relief innings without allowing a base hit with four strikeouts and a walk at Baylor (3/16) during a game-three 7-1 victory... pitched three scoreless relief innings with one strikeout at No. 24 TCU (3/23)... picked up fourth win moving to 4-0 on the season in a two-inning relief outing at No. 24 Oklahoma State (4/5) during the Red Raiders 16-6 victory in game two of the series... pitched four scoreless relief innings allowing two hits with two strikeouts taking record to 5-0 during a game-two, 7-4 Big 12 victory over Kansas State (4/12)... allowed only one run in four innings with two strikeouts in second start - first Big 12 - of the season during a 4-0 loss at No. 24 TCU (4/22)... pitched three scoreless relief innings allowing just one hit with a strikeout earning first save of the season in a 9-5 win over Oklahoma (4/25)... completed Texas Tech's first-ever NCAA Tournament shutout pitching a scoreless ninth inning to earn second save of the season during 3-0 victory over No. 3 Miami (5/31) in the NCAA Coral Gables Regional... member of the 2014 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll.

SUMMER 2013
Played for the Brewster Whitecaps in the Cape Cod League... helped team to a 14-29 overall record and fifth-place finish in league standings... made 14 appearances with a 3-1 record, 3.82 ERA, 35.1 innings, allowed 43 hits and 15 earned runs with 25 strikeouts and 10 walks... led team making 14 outings... recorded a 2.10 ERA during last 11 appearances (6/24-8/2) which included 30 innings, 20 strikeouts and eight walks... threw multiple innings during 12-of-14 outings... struck out at least one batter in 13-of-14 appearances... made six scoreless relief outings and had eight appearances allowing one or fewer runs.

2013 (Sophomore)
Made 18 appearances (7 starts) with a 2-5 record, 7.18 ERA, combined on two shutouts, 52.2 innings pitched, allowed 62 hits and 46 runs (42 earned) with 31 strikeouts and 23 walks while opponents batted .316 and allowed five home runs... led the team with five pickoffs... was 1-of-5 Tech pitchers to throw at least 50 innings and was 1-of-3 underclassmen (Dominic Moreno, Matt Withrow)... AGAINST NATIONALLY RANKED OPPONENTS... made six appearances (all relief) with a 0-0 record, 7.84 ERA, 10.1 innings pitched with three strikeouts and nine walks while opponents batted .349... tied for team lead with six appearance against nationally-ranked opponents (Andre Wheeler)... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... made six appearances (4 starts) with a 0-3 record, 7.52 ERA, 26.1 innings, allowed 33 hits and 25 runs (22 earned) with seven strikeouts and 11 walks allowing one home run... HOME GAMES... made 12 appearances (5 starts) with a 2-3 record, 5.89 ERA, combined on two shutouts, 36.2 innings, allowed 38 hits and 26 runs (24 earned) with 26 strikeouts and 14 walks while opponents batted .286... ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES... made six appearances (2 starts) with a 0-2 record, 10.12 ERA, 16.0 innings, five strikeouts and nine walks... SITUATIONAL: opposing left-handed batters hit .325 (27-for-83)... opposing right-handed batters hit .310 (35-for-113)... opposing batters hit .367 (33-for-90) with runners on base... opposing batters hit .274 (29-for-106) with the bases empty... opposing batters hit .246 (14-for-57) with two outs... recorded 42 fly outs and 65 ground outs... forced opponents to hit into five ground ball double plays... MISCELLANEOUS: made six starts on the weekend and one midweek start (vs. Utah Valley)... made one scoreless start (vs. Utah Valley)... made four scoreless outings (3 in relief)... allowed one or fewer earned runs in 9-of-18 outings... struck out multiple batters six times... made 10 multiple-inning appearances, including four in relief... pitched on back-to-back days once (vs. UT Arlington, 3/9-3/10)... allowed two or fewer hits in 9-of-18 appearances... made seven consecutive outings allowing one or fewer hits (3/1-3/19)... team posted a 7-11 record during 18 outings... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... made career debut and earned the win pitching six innings allowing one run on five hits with four strikeouts and a walk in a 10-1 win over Northern Colorado (2/16) on the opening weekend of the season... made first career relief appearance pitching one inning allowing a run with a walk against La Salle (3/1)... shined in only midweek start of the season while earning second win of the season pitching seven shutout innings allowing just one hit with a season-high 12 strikeouts with just one walk in a 6-0 shutout over Utah Valley (3/13) throwing 102 pitches... struck out at least one batter in 6-of-7 innings pitched... struck out multiple batters in five separate innings (1st, 3rd, 5th, 6th, 7th)... struck out the side in the first inning, which marked the first by a Red Raider since 2011 (Daniel Coulombe, vs. Northern Illinois)... retired the first seven batters in a row, five coming by strikeout... retired 14 consecutive batters from the 3rd-to-7th inning... became the fourth Red Raider during the season with at least 10 strikeouts in a game (Trey Masek, Jonny Drozd, Dominic Moreno)... tied for the team lead for the most strikeouts in a single-game during the season (Trey Masek - 12 vs. La Salle)... pitched a season-high 7.1 innings in a Big 12 start against TCU (3/29) allowing three runs on six hits with two strikeouts and three walks also recording a season-high 106 pitches during a 4-1 loss... 7.1 innings pitched marked the longest start by a Red Raider in a Big 12 career starting debut since 2011 (Brennan Stewart - 7.1 IP at No. 4 Texas)... pitched two scoreless innings in relief allowing one hit and two walks with a strikeout at No. 13 Arizona State (5/15).

CISCO COLLEGE
Played at Cisco College for one season (2012) for head coach David White... helped lead team to its first-ever NJCAA Region V championship and to Cisco's first appearance at the JUCO World Series in Grand Junction, Colo. with an overall record of 45-14... named an honorable mention All-American, NJCAA All-Region V and North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference All-Conference... named NTJCAC Pitcher of the Year... went 11-1 with a 1.39 ERA in 14 appearances (12 starts) with 78 innings, 70 hits allowed, 12 earned runs allowed and struck out 48 batters with 17 walks allowed... also batted .385 (10-for-26) with three doubles, one triple and three RBI... NJCAA RANKINGS: eighth in ERA (1.39)... eighth in wins (11)... NTJCAC RANKINGS: led the league in ERA (1.39) and wins (11)... 10th in innings pitched (78)... 14th in opponent batting average (.240)... 18th in strikeouts (48)... pitched at least six innings during nine starts - including his last eight of the season... struck out at least three batters six times... recorded a season-high eight strikeouts against Grayson (3/17).

HIGH SCHOOL
A three-year varsity letterwinner at Kennedale High School for head coach Jet Teague... as a senior posted a 1.32 ERA in 60 innings and tallied a .405 batting average... earned first team all-state, 3A Player of the Year and was named the district most valuable player... also earned first team all-district as a junior in 2010... also lettered three years in basketball and two years in football... received second team all-district in basketball as a senior and named honorable mention all-district as a sophomore in 2009... collected all-district honors in back-to-back football seasons earning first team as a senior (2010) and second team as a junior (2009)... also received first team all-area in football in 2010.

PERSONAL
Corey David Taylor... born January 8, 1993, in San Antonio, Texas... son of Jake and Molly Taylor... has two brothers, Josh and Jared... father, Jake, played football at Texas Southern... an education major at Texas Tech.


Taylor went 3-0 at home in 11 appearances (2 starts) in 2014 with a 1.05 ERA, one save, 25.2 innings pitched with 17 strikeouts and just two walks allowed.
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