Appeared in 21 games over two seasons, including 12 stats ... an impressive 6-2 during that span with a 3.84 ERA ... tossed 65.2 innings, allowing 37 runs (38 earned) off 77 hits ... struck out 44 hitters with 26 walks ... combined for three shutouts over his career ... opponents are hitting .291 overall ... CAREER AS STARTER
... 3-2 overall with a 3.48 ERA in 12 career starts ... has allowed 29 runs (21 earned) over 54.1 innings pitched ... struck out 34 hitters while issuing 16 walks ... CAREER IN RELIEF
... combined to go 3-0 overall with a 5.56 ERA in nine total appearances out of the bullpen ... surrendered eight runs (seven earned) off 17 hits over 11.1 innings ... struck out 10 hitters and issued 10 walks ... IN BIG 12 PLAY
... made five career appearances against league foes, finishing 2-1 in those games with a 4.97 ERA ... recorded three starts overall and 12.2 innings pitched ... struck out three hitters while issuing nine walks ... opponents are hitting .314 overall with eight runs scored (seven earned) off 16 hits.
CAREER HIGHS (entering 2016 season)
Innings Pitched: 7.0, vs. Grand Canyon (4/28/15)
Longest Start (IP): 7.0, vs. Grand Canyon (4/28/15)
Shortest Start (IP): 1.0, vs. Indiana (2/16/14)
Longest Relief Outing (IP): 3.0, vs. New Mexico State (3/9/14)
Hits Allowed: 10, vs. Oral Roberts (3/17/15)
Runs Allowed: 6, vs. New Mexico (3/24/15)
ER Allowed: 4, vs. New Mexico (3/24/15)
Walks: 4, vs. Kansas (3/29/15)
Strikeouts: 7, vs. Grand Canyon (4/28/15)
Wild Pitches: 2, vs. New Mexico (3/24/15)
Hit Batters: 1, 4x, at West Virginia (5/16/15)*
HR Allowed: 1, vs. San Francisco (2/15/15)
Pitch Count: 110, vs. Grand Canyon (4/28/15)
* Indicates most recent high
Played for the Chatham A's in the prestigious Cape Cod League ... appeared in seven games while making five starts ... was 2-1 overall with a 3.45 ERA over 28.2 innings pitched ... surrendered 12 runs (11 earned) off 25 hits ... struck out 14 while issuing just nine walks ... his 28.2 innings ranked third on the team ... one of six pitchers with multiple victories ... ended the summer ranked fourth with five starts ... made one start in the Cape Code playoffs, suffering the loss after allowing five runs (all earned) over two innings.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)
Appeared in 12 games as a sophomore, 11 of which that came in starts normally in midweek series ... was 4-2 overall with a 3.58 ERA over 55.1 innings pitched ... combined on one of four of Tech's shutouts ... surrendered 30 runs (22 earned) off 62 hits ... struck out 34 hitters to just 15 walks ... opponents hit .278 overall ... allowed just one home run all season ... finished tied for third on the team in wins (4) and fifth in innings pitched (55.1) ... his 15 walks were the second-fewest among pitchers with at least 40 innings ... STARTER ... went 3-2 overall in 11 starts ... compiled a 3.54 ERA after allowing 29 runs (21 earned) off 59 hits ... struck out 34 hitters with just 14 walks ... RELIEF ... was 1-0 overall with a 4.50 ERA in one appearance out of the bullpen ... surrendered just one run off three hits in two innings of work against Baylor (4/12) ... AGAINST NATIONALLY-RANKED OPPONENTS ... made just one appearance against top-25 foes which came in the series finale with No. 2 TCU ... took the loss in the start after allowing three runs (all earned) off four hits and a walk in 1.2 innings ... resulted in a 16.20 ERA ... IN BIG 12 PLAY ... made four appearances, including three starts, against league foes ... was 2-1 overall with a 4.26 ERA over 12.2 innings ... gave up seven runs (six earned) off 14 hits and eight walks ... struck out three hitters while holding opponents to a .286 average ... AT BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP ... did not appear during tournament ... HOME GAMES ... made 10 appearances (nine starts) en route to finishing 3-2 overall with a 4.33 ERA ... combined for one shutout while tossing 43.2 innings, the most on the team ... struck out 27 hitters, fourth-most on the team ... finished tied with Ryan Moseley and Cameron Smith for most wins at home ... ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES ... appeared just twice away from home -- both of which that came in starts ... was 1-0 overall with a 2.00 ERA over nine complete innings ... opponents scored just three runs (two earned) off seven hits, six walks and two strikeouts ... opponents hit just .212 overall ... SITUATIONAL ... opponents hit .222 overall (14-for-63) with runners in scoring position and .242 (8-for-33) with runners in scoring position and two outs ... forced 83 ground outs and 39 fly outs ... MISCELLANEOUS ... eight of his 11 starts came in midweek series ... made two starts during Big 12 play ... issued one or fewer walks in nine of his 12 outings ... went five or more innings in seven starts ... went at least six innings in four starts ... struck out four or more hitters in four different outings ... Red Raiders went 8-4 in his appearances ... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS ... earned second career start in the series finale against San Francisco (2/15) on Opening Weekend ... picked up the victory after allowing three runs off seven this and two strikeouts in five complete innings ... notched another win in next start against Northern Illinois (2/21) ... tossed six shutout innings against the Huskies which included just four hits off four strikeouts and a walk ... combined for the third shutout of his career in the win ... did not allow earned runs in lengthy starts against New Mexico State (3/10) and Abilene Christian (3/21) ... received no-decision in both games despite throwing 6.2 innings ... picked up third win of the year in series finale against Baylor ... in only relief appearance of the year, tossed two innings, allowing just a run off three hits ... earned a no-decision despite a career high seven innings against Grand Canyon (4/28) ... also snapped career with seven strikeouts against the Antelopes ... final win of the season came in regular season finale at West Virginia (5/16) ... Mountaineers scored just two runs (one earned) off five hits and two walks in his five complete innings.
Played for the San Luis Obispo Blues in the California Collegiate League... made three appearances with a 1-0 record, 8.22 ERA, 7.2 innings, eight strikeouts and three walks allowed... team finished 40-12 overall and 29-11 in league play.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
Made nine appearances (1 start) with a 2-0 record, 5.23 ERA, one save, combined on one shutout, 10.1 innings, 15 hits allowed, seven runs (6 earned), 10 strikeouts and 11 walks while opponents batted .357 without allowing a home run ... AGAINST NATIONALLY RANKED OPPONENTS ... made three outings (1 start) with a 0-0 record, 5.40 ERA, 1.2 innings, one strikeout and three walks ... DURING BIG 12 PLAY ... made one appearance (relief) and did not record an out allowing a run on two hits with a walk ... HOME GAMES ... made five outings (1 start) with a 1-0 record, 3.00 ERA, one save, nine innings with eight strikeouts and nine walks ... ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES ... made four appearances (all relief) with a 1-0 record, 20.25 ERA, 1.1 innings, two strikeouts and two walks ... SITUATIONAL: opposing batters hit .167 (2-for-12) with two outs ... recorded nine fly outs and nine ground outs ... forced opponents to hit into one ground ball double play ... MISCELLANEOUS: made one start (game four vs. Indiana) ... made four scoreless appearances ... allowed one or fewer runs in 8-of-9 outings ... made three multiple-inning relief outings ... struck out multiple batters twice - both outings striking out at least three batters ... team posted a 6-3 record during his nine appearances ... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS ... made career debut making only start of the season going one inning allowing one hit and two walks during a no decision against No. 3 Indiana (2/16) on opening weekend ... earned first career win pitching 0.1 scoreless innings in relief with a strikeout without allowing a hit at Stephen F. Austin (2/27) during a 5-4 midweek victory ... pitched a season-high three innings allowing one run on four hits with a strikeout and two walks against New Mexico State (3/9) tossing a season-high 67 pitches ... pitched two innings allowing a run on two hits with a season-high four strikeouts and two walks against Abilene Christian (4/8) ... tallied two scoreless innings in relief allowing two hits with three strikeouts and two walks against Prairie View A&M (4/19) ... pitched 0.2 scoreless innings with a strikeout at No. 24 TCU (4/22) ... member of the 2014 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll.
A four-year varsity letterwinner at Krum High School for head coach Ray Miller ... drafted in the 13th round (394th overall) by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2013 Major League Baseball First-Year Players Draft ... was the only draft selection the Dodgers didn't sign that was taken in the top 15 rounds ... was the highest selected high school pitcher by the Dodgers during the 2013 draft ... became the highest drafted incoming Red Raider to make it to campus since 2007 (RHP Chad Bettis - 8th Round, Houston) ... as a senior went 8-2 with a 1.00 ERA with 138 strikeouts and just 40 walks allowed ... earned first team all-district... named District 9-3A Pitcher of the Year ... received first team all-state and named all-area MVP ... during Class 3A regional quarterfinals, struck out 17 batters during a no-hitter allowing just one walk ... also struck out 15 batters in the regional playoffs during a one-hit performance ... helped lead team to regional and area quarterfinals as a senior ... also named first team all-district as a sophomore and junior ... member of regional and state title teams as a prep ... played summer baseball for Texas Stix for coaches Nick Heitz, Shane Davenport and Brett Ray.
Ty O'Daniel Damron ... born in Denton, Texas ... son of James and Tresia Damron ... has an older sister, Ashley ... cousin, Bryan Bohannon, pitched 12 years in the big leagues with six organizations, including the Rangers (1990-94), Tigers (1995), Blue Jays (1996), Mets (1997-98), Dodgers (1998) and Rockies (1999-2001) while making 304 appearances (157 starts) with 54 career wins ... a sports management major at Texas Tech.
Damron was drafted in the 13th round (394th overall) in the 2013 Major League Baseball First-Year Players Draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers.