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Dominic Moreno
Dominic Moreno

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Farmington, N.M.

High School:
Piedra Vista

Last College:
Howard College

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
RHP

Experience:
2L

B/T:
R/R


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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: 7.0 3x, at Baylor (3/14/14)*
Longest Start (IP): 7.0 3x, at Baylor (3/14/14)*
Shortest Start (IP): 2.1, vs. Kansas State (4/11/14)
Longest Relief Outing (IP): 4.1, at Kansas (5/3/14)
Hits Allowed: 9 2x, vs. Oklahoma State (5/4/13)*
Runs Allowed: 6, vs. Oklahoma State (5/4/13)
ER Allowed: 6, vs. Oklahoma State (5/4/13)
Walks: 5, at TCU (3/21/14)
Strikeouts: 11, vs. Northern Illinois (2/15/13)
Wild Pitches: 1 3x, vs. Prairie View A&M (4/17/14)*
Hit Batters: 3 2x, vs. Texas (3/28/14)*
HR Allowed: 2, vs. Lubbock Christian (4/14/13)
Pitch Count: 105, at Kansas State (4/5/13)
* Indicates most recent high

CAREER
In 34 appearances (18 starts) is 7-9 with a 3.48 ERA with three saves, combined on four shutouts, 126.2 innings, 142 hits allowed, 52 runs (49 earned), 110 strikeouts and 47 walks while opponents have batted .290 while allowing seven home runs... made 10 scoreless outings, including two scoreless starts... team is 16-18 during his 34 career outings... one of two active Red Raiders with over 30 career appearances (Johnathon Tripp - 30)... TEXAS TECH RANKINGS: fifth in career ERA (3.79) in Big 12 play... CAREER IN RELIEF... in 16 outings is 3-0 with a 2.81 ERA with three saves, 35.2 innings, 32 hits, 11 earned runs, 40 strikeouts and eight walks... CAREER HOME GAMES... in 17 appearances (9 starts) is 4-3 with a 3.56 ERA, three saves, 63.2 innings, 25 earned runs, 62 strikeouts and 26 walks... OPENING DAY STARTER... started on Opening Day in back-to-back years (2013-14)... became first Red Raider to start on Opening Day in consecutive years since 2009-10 (RHP Chad Bettis)... in two starts as an Opening Day starter, is 1-1 with a 0.75 ERA in 12.0 innings allowing 10 hits, just one earned run with 14 strikeouts and six walks... only the fifth Red Raider to start on Opening Day in back-to-back seasons since 1987... DURING BIG 12 PLAY... in 16 appearances (9 starts) is 3-5 with a .3.79 ERA, two saves and combined on two shutouts with 61.2 innings, 73 hits, 28 runs (26 earned) with 47 strikeouts and 25 walks while opponents batted .298 allowing three home runs.

2014 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL FIRST-YEAR PLAYERS DRAFT
Drafted in the 33rd round (No. 1,005 overall) by the St. Louis Cardinals... became the first Red Raider selected by the Cardinals since 2004 (SS Cameron Blair - 18th round)... was the 19th pitcher selected by St. Louis and the organization's 17th right-handed pitcher taken in the draft.

2014 (Junior)
Made 22 appearances (8 starts) with a 4-5 record, 3.14 ERA, two saves, combined on two shutouts, 66.0 innings, 68 hits allowed, 24 runs, (23 earned) with 56 strikeouts and 24 walks while opponents batted .270 with two home runs... STARTER... made eight starts with a 1-5 record and 3.52 ERA in 38.1 innings with 27 strikeouts and 18 walks... RELIEVER... made 14 relief outings with a 3-0 record, 2.60 ERA with two saves, 27.2 innings, 29 strikeouts and six walks... BIG 12 RANKINGS: 24th in ERA (3.14)... AGAINST NATIONALLY RANKED OPPONENTS... made eight outings (3 starts) with a 0-3 record, 5.21 ERA, 19.0 innings with 12 strikeouts and 13 walks... DURING BIG 12 PLAY... made 10 appearances (4 starts) with a 1-3 record, 3.86 ERA, one save, 32.2 innings, 33 hits, 15 runs (14 earned) with 28 strikeouts and 13 walks while opponents batted .258 allowing one home run... BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP... made one outing (relief) with a 13.50 ERA allowing three runs on five hits in two innings with a strikeout and a walk... NCAA TOURNAMENT... made two outings (both relief) with a 0-0 record, 0.00 ERA with 0.2 innings allowing one hit... HOME GAMES... made 11 appearances (5 starts) with a 3-2 record, 2.57 ERA, two saves, combined on two shutouts, 35.0 innings, 33 hits, 10 runs (all earned) with 29 strikeouts and 13 walks while opponents batted .248 allowing one home run... ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES... made 11 appearances (3 starts) with a 1-3 record, 3.77 ERA, 31.0 innings, 35 hits, 14 runs (13 earned) with 27 strikeouts and 11 walks... SITUATIONAL: opposing batters hit .235 (31-for-132) with runners on base... opposing batters hit .264 (23-for-87) with two outs... recorded 71 fly outs and 61 ground outs... forced opponents into five ground ball double plays... averaged 7.64 strikeouts/9 innings... MISCELLANEOUS: three of four wins came in relief... made eight starts - all weekend - with four non-conference starts (3 series openers, 1 game two) and four during Big 12 play (4 series openers) made two road starts - both in Big 12 play (at Baylor, at TCU)... made five straight starts to open the season allowing just one earned run in each start... in eight starts (38.1 IP) received 11 runs of support (1.4 runs/start)... made eight scoreless appearances (all relief)... threw multiple innings in 8-of-14 relief outings... tossed at least three innings in relief on three occasions... pitched at least five innings in 5-of-8 starts... struck out multiple batters in 8-of-14 relief outings... allowed one or fewer runs in 17-of-22 outings... team posted an 11-11 record during his 22 outings... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... made start on Opening Day for second straight season while taking the loss in a 1-0 defeat against No. 3 Indiana (2/14) allowing just one run on five hits in six innings with three strikeouts and three walks... earned first win of the season pitching five innings allowing just one run and three hits with three strikeouts and four walks in a 15-2 win over New Mexico State (3/7)... struck out a season-high nine batters in a season-high seven innings pitched allowing just one run, six hits and a walk during a 1-0 loss in Tech's Big 12 opener at Baylor (3/14)... threw 1.1 scoreless relief innings with two strikeouts during second win during a 5-4 win over Dallas Baptist (4/15)... notched third win - first in Big 12 play - throwing three scoreless relief innings with four strikeouts during a 14-4 win over Oklahoma (4/27)... marked second career win against the Sooners... collected fourth win throwing 2.2 scoreless innings in relief allowing three hits with four strikeouts during an extra-inning win at Oral Roberts (4/29).

SUMMER 2013
Played for the Chatham Anglers in the Cape Cod League... helped team to a 26-17 overall record and to a league title during the regular season while capturing the Eastern Division crown... made nine appearances (1 start) with a 3-1 record, 2.89 ERA, 18.2 innings, allowed 15 hits and six earned runs with 19 strikeouts and three walks... 7-of-9 appearances were scoreless... never allowed more than one walk during an outing... struck out at least one batter in all nine appearances... allowed just one earned run during his final nine innings (4 APP) of the season with nine strikeouts and two walks.

2013 (Sophomore)
Made 12 appearances (10 starts) with a 3-4 record, 3.86 ERA, one save, combined on two shutouts, 60.2 innings, allowed 74 hits and 28 runs (26 earned) with 54 strikeouts and 23 walks while opponents batted .311 and allowed five home runs... AGAINST NATIONALLY RANKED OPPONENTS... made three appearances (all starts) with a 1-2 record, 3.78 ERA, 16.2 innings, eight strikeouts and nine walks... one of five Red Raiders to earn a win against a nationally-ranked opponent... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... made six appearances (5 starts) with a 2-2 record, 3.72 ERA, one save, combined on one shutout, 29.1 innings, 19 strikeouts and 12 walks... one of four Red Raiders with a team-leading two wins in league play... ranked 19th in the league in ERA (3.72) during conference play... BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP... made one start with a 0-1 record, 1.29 ERA, 7.0 innings, allowed seven hits and two runs (1 earned) with five strikeouts and two walks while opponents batted .250... HOME GAMES... made six appearances (4 starts) with a 1-1 record, 4.88 ERA, one save, combined on one shutout, 27.2 innings, allowed 34 hits and 15 runs (all earned) with 33 strikeouts and 13 walks... ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES... made six appearances (6 starts) with a 2-3 record, 3.00 ERA, combined on one shutout, 33.0 innings, allowed 40 hits and 13 runs (11 earned) with 21 strikeouts and 10 walks allowing a pair of home runs... one of two Red Raiders (Trey Masek - 2.32) with an ERA at or under 3.00 in road/neutral site games... SITUATIONAL: opposing left-handed batters hit .308 (28-for-91)... opposing right-handed batters hit .313 (46-for-147)... opposing batters hit .261 (31-for-119) with runners on base... opposing batters hit .361 (43-for-119) with the bases empty... opposing batters hit .319 (23-for-72) with two outs... recorded 70 fly outs and 45 ground outs... forced opponents to hit into seven ground ball double plays... averaged 8.01 strikeouts/9 innings... MISCELLANEOUS: made 10 starts with four during non-conference (all weekend), five during Big 12 play (3 series openers, one middle game and one series finale) and one in the Big 12 Championship... made four road starts (at Texas, West Virginia, K-State and Oklahoma)... made two scoreless starts (vs. NIU, at Texas)... both relief outings pitched at least three innings... tallied at least five innings pitched in 7-of-10 starts... struck out at least four batters in 8-of-12 outings... allowed two or fewer runs in 7-of-12 outings... team posted a 5-7 record during 12 appearances... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... made career debut a memorable one with a six-inning shutout allowing five hits with a season-high 11 strikeouts and three walks while throwing 97 pitches against Northern Illinois (2/15) during the Red Raiders 8-0 victory... became the first Tech newcomer underclassman to start on Opening Day since 2004 (Randy Gattis)... 11 strikeouts marked the most by a Red Raider on Opening Day in over 17 years... 11 strikeouts are the most by a Red Raider in a career starting debut in over 12 years... six innings pitched in a career debut is the most by a Red Raider on Opening Day since 2006 (Josh Tomlin, 6 IP)... pitched a season-high seven shutout innings during second win of the season and during first career Big 12 start at Texas (3/15) allowing five hits with two strikeouts during Tech's 1-0 win... made shortest start of the season at West Virginia (3/22) going four innings allowing two runs (both earned) on seven hits with four strikeouts and two walks during a 2-0 loss... threw a season-high 105 pitches going 5.1 innings allowing three runs on nine hits with five strikeouts and two walks in a no decision at Kansas State (4/5)... made first career relief appearance going four innings allowing two runs on four hits with six strikeouts and a walk against Lubbock Christian (4/14)... became the second Red Raider during the season to strikeout six batters in relief (Nathan Bauder)... led the Red Raiders to a series finale win at No. 11 Oklahoma (4/28) going five innings allowing one run (unearned) on five hits with a strikeout and matched a season-high four walks throwing 87 pitches in a 9-3 win... made first start during a middle game of a Big 12 series while going 4.2 innings and taking a loss during Tech's 11-5 loss against No. 19 Oklahoma State (5/4) allowing a season-high six runs (all earned) on nine hits with two strikeouts and three walks... earned first career save pitching three innings allowing one run (earned) on five hits with five strikeouts and a walk against Baylor (5/17)... matched a season-high seven innings pitched during first career start in the Big 12 Championship with five strikeouts and two walks allowing just two runs (1 earned) during an 8-0 loss against No. 24 Oklahoma.

HOWARD COLLEGE
Played at Howard College for one season (2012) for head coach Britt Smith... earned honorable mention all-conference... as a freshman went 5-1 with a 2.70 ERA in 13 appearances (5 starts) with two saves, 40 innings, 29 hits allowed, 12 earned runs allowed with 47 strikeouts and 12 walks allowed... pitched at least five innings on four occasions and tallied four or more strikeouts six times... struck out a season-high nine batters against Western Texas (4/7) in six innings of work... struck out six batters in collegiate debut pitching three innings against Lubbock Christian (2/25)... helped lead team to a 45-12 overall record and to a conference championship and NJCAA Region V runner-up finish.

HIGH SCHOOL
A three-year varsity letterwinner at Piedra Vista High School for head coach Mike Mcgaha... as a senior pitched 70 innings with a 2.30 ERA while batting .420 with three home runs, seven triples and 41 RBI... earned all-state and all-district honors... helped guide team to 2011 state championship... earned all-district as a junior in 2010... participated with the Strikezone Cardinals at the Connie Mack World Series.

PERSONAL
Dominic Edward Moreno... born March 12, 1993, in Tucson, Ariz.... son of Daniel and Regina Moreno... has a sister, Alexandria... a mass communications major at Texas Tech.


Moreno was drafted in the 33rd round of the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Players Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals.
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