Bears become last team in Big 12 to drop first league series
Bears win at TCU for first time since 2009
Bears have won eight of last 10 games
Reactions from Baylor's 12-10 win over No. 8 Oklahoma
Bears rallied from a 9-4 deficit to win third straight Big 12 series.
NCAA Super Regional vs. Arkansas - Game One
2013 All-Big 12 Second Team by Waco Tribune-Herald
2013 All-Big 12 Second Team
2013 Second-Team Academic All-Big 12
2012 First-Team Academic All-Big 12
2011 First-Team Academic All-Big 12
Five-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2009, 2011, Spring 2011-13)
Appeared in a career-high 27 games as a reliever, leading all Baylor relievers in appearances and ranking seventh in the Big 12 ... Academic All-Big 12 Second Team ... All-Big 12 Second Team ... All-Big 12 Second Team by the Waco Tribune-Herald ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring 2013) ... Ranked eighth in the Big 12 with a career- and team-high five saves ... Set career highs in innings pitched (53.1), wins (6-2) and strikeouts (54) ... Posted second straight season with a sub-4.00 ERA with a 3.38 mark ... First Baylor reliever to lead the team in wins since 2005 (Abe Woody) ... Ranks seventh all-time at Baylor with 70 career relief appearances ... Ranks in a tie for 10th all-time at Baylor with eight career relief wins ... Ranks second all-time at Baylor with six career relief wins in Big 12 play ... With five wins in relief during Big 12 play, tied the all-time Baylor Big 12 single season record ... With six career wins in relief during Big 12 play, ranks in a tie for second all-time at Baylor in Big 12 play ... Seventh player to lead team in wins and saves in same season - last was Logan Verrett in 2009) ... Held opponents to a .247 batting average ... Won three straight decisions, beating Oklahoma on April 12, Oklahoma on April 14 and TCU on April 19 ... Saved three straight games, doing so against Texas on April 27, Texas on April 28 and UT Arlington on April 30 ... Had at least one strikeout in all but five of 27 appearances ... Posted 18 scoreless appearances, including seven in a row from April 19-30 ... Pitched multiple innings in 19 appearances ... Threw a career-high five innings in relief vs. Sam Houston State (March 19) and recorded a career-best eight strikeouts ... Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 28th round (844th pick).
Led team with 24 appearances, all in relief ... One of three pitchers to record multiple saves ... Led team with .173 opponents' batting average, including .159 avergage against right-handed hitters (7-for-44) and .194 average against left-handers (6-for-31) ... Allowed only four hits in 44 at-bats with runners on base (.091 opponents' batting average) ... Led team with five appearances in NCAA Tournament play, holding opponents scoreless on two hits with one walk and five strikeouts over 5.2 innings ... Entered game with score tied 1-1 and two outs in eighth, recorded first career win with 1.1 innings of perfect relief vs. UC Irvine (3/3) ... Earned second win when he came on with bases loaded, two outs and score tied 6-6 in eighth inning of series finale vs. Kansas (3/25) ... Got a called strike three to escape jam and Bears won on travel curfew walk-off in bottom half of eighth ... Earned first career save by working 2.0 shutout innings at Texas (5/18) ... Picked up second save in NCAA Waco Regional elimination game vs. Oral Roberts (6/3), holding ORU to one hit in 2.1 shutout innings of 5-2 win ... Closed out Super Regional win vs. Arkansas (6/9) by working 1-2-3 ninth inning.
Made 16 appearances, all in relief ... Never allowed more than one hit in an outing ... Held left-handed batters to .158 batting average (3-for-19) ... Allowed more than one run only once and held opponents scoreless in 11 of 16 appearances ... Needed only seven pitches in scoreless inning of relief vs. Oral Roberts (2/18) in season debut ... Pitched then-career-long 2.0 shutout innings in win vs. Louisiana Tech (3/12) ... Struck out career-high three batters in career-long 2.1 innings of relief against Lamar (3/30).
Pitched in four games with one start ... Did not allow any runs in each of three relief appearances ... Went 0.2 inning, struck out one and walked one vs. BYU (3/2) ... Allowed two hits and struck out one in 0.2 scoreless innings vs. Louisiana Tech (3/9) ... Retired only batter faced vs. UT Arlington (4/14) ... Made first career start at Texas State (4/21).
Pitched and played first base for head coach Sam Roberson at Highland Park High School ... Three-year letterwinner ... Posted 7-3 record with 0.39 ERA and 73 strikeouts as senior, including 0.19 ERA in District 10-4A play ... Played in North Texas High School Coaches Association All-Star Game ... Named No. 8 on list of top 20 pitchers in Dallas/Forth Worth Area by VYPE High School Sports Magazine.
Full name is Crayton Matthew Bare ... Born Sept. 18, 1990, in Dallas, Texas ... Son of Rob and Phylecia Bare ... Business media and entrepreneurship major.