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Trey Masek Named No. 22 College Prospect by Baseball America

Masek was named an all-star this past summer in the Cape Cod League

Dec. 3, 2012

LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas Tech junior right-handed pitcher Trey Masek (Giddings, Texas) was named the No. 22 Major League Baseball Draft Prospect by Baseball America in its "Top 100 College Players" list for the 2013 MLB Draft.

Masek was the highest ranked prospect in the state of Texas and the second highest among Big 12 Conference players.

Masek has made 34 appearances in his Tech career with 17 starts while posting seven wins, a 4.12 ERA and 120 innings pitched with 79 strikeouts.

Last season, as a sophomore, Masek posted a 3.40 ERA in 18 outings (6 starts) with 46 strikeouts while limiting opponents to a .244 batting average.

He is coming off his second consecutive summer pitching in the Cape Cod League, this past summer with the Falmouth Commodores. He was named an all-star in 2012 while going 3-3 with a 3.18 ERA in seven starts with 39.2 innings with 47 strikeouts and 15 walks allowed. Masek's strikeout total ranked fifth in the league.

Masek joined the following Big 12 players on the Baseball America Top Collegiate Prospects list: Oklahoma's LHP Dillon Overton (No. 14), Oklahoma's RHP Jonathan Gray (No. 36), Oklahoma State's RHP Jason Hursh (No. 37), Kansas State's OF Jared King (No. 45), TCU's RHP Andrew Mitchell (No. 62), Texas' RHP Corey Knebel (No. 64) and Oklahoma's LHP Billy Waltrip (No. 80).

Last year, Texas Tech's Barrett Barnes was ranked as the No. 72 College Prospect by Baseball America prior to the 2012 season. Barnes went on to be selected 45th overall in the supplemental first round by the Pittsburgh Pirates.



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