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34  Corey Taylor
Corey Taylor

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Kennedale, Texas

High School:
Kennedale

Last College:
Cisco College

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 255

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
01/08/1993

Experience:
1L

B/T:
R/R


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

CAREER-HIGHS (entering 2014 season)
Innings Pitched: 7.1, at TCU (3/29/13)
Longest Start (IP): 7.1, at TCU (3/29/13)
Shortest Start (IP): 3.0, vs. Kansas (4/21/13)
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 3x, vs. Oklahoma State (5/4/13)*
HR Allowed: 2, at UCF (2/23/13)
Pitch Count: 106, vs. TCU (3/29/13)
* Indicates most recent high

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.

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