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Mark  McCormick


League City, Texas

High School:
Clear Creek HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195





•2005 First-Round Major League Draft Selection (St. Louis Cardinals)
•2005 Second-Team ABCA All-Midwest Region
•2005 First-Team All-Big 12 Conference (Big 12 Coaches)
•2005 First-Team All-Big 12 Conference (Austin American-Statesman)
•2005 First-Team All-Big 12 Conference (Dallas Morning News)
•2005 First-Team All-Big 12 Conference (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
•2005 First-Team All-Big 12 Conference (San Antonio Express-News)
•2005 First-Team All-Big 12 Conference (Waco Tribune-Herald)
•2005 First-Team All-Big 12 Conference (
•2005 National Player of the Week ( -- March 23
•2005 College Baseball Foundation Honor Roll -- March 21
•2005 Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Week -- May 23
•2005 Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Week -- March 22
•2005 Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Week -- March 8
•2005 Clemens Award Watch List
•2004 Cape Cod League No. 6 Prospect (Baseball America)
•2004 Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Week -- March 23
•2003 Cape Cod League No. 6 Prospect (Baseball America)
•2003 Big 12 Tournament All-Tournament Team
•2002 11th-Round Major League Draft Selection (Baltimore Orioles)
•2001 USA Baseball Junior National Team Selection

•t-5th in games started (45)
•11th in strikeouts (223)
•8th in Big 12 ERA (4.18)
•8th in Big 12 games started (17)
•t-9th in Big 12 wins (8)
•7th in Big 12 winning percentage (.727)
•t-9th in Big 12 complete games (1)
•t-9th in Big 12 shutouts (1)
•9th in Big 12 innings pitched (88.1)
•9th in Big 12 strikeouts (87)
•1st in Big 12 opponents' batting averge (.214)

•Played for the New Jersey Cardinals and the Swing of the Quad Cities of the St. Louis Cardinals organization
•Made two starts for New Jersey, allowing no runs on one hit and three walks with 10 strikeouts in 6.0 innings
•Started nine games for Quad Cities and posted a 1-2 record with a 5.48 ERA and 45 strikeouts in 42.2 innings

2005 (JUNIOR)
•Finished 11th in Big 12 with a 2.96 ERA in all games, eighth in league games at 2.72
•Tied for fourth in league with 112.2 innings
•Third in Big 12 with 115 strikeouts, fifth on Baylor's single-season chart
•Also tied for third with 59 strikeouts in conference play
•Established Baylor single-season record with 20 games started, second in the Big 12
•Ranked second in Big 12 with a .184 opponents' batting average
•Held opponents to a .170 mark in league play, also second in the conference and a Baylor single-season record for starters
•Also set Baylor single-season record for starters with 5.434 hits allowed per nine innings in Big 12 play
•Became just the fourth Baylor starter to average at least 10.00 strikeouts per game in league action, averaging 10.04
•Did not allow more than five hits in 20 starts
•Held opponet to two or fewer earned runs in 16 of 20 starts, including 16 of last 17
•After allowing five runs in the first 1.2 innings at Arizona State (2/27), allowed just 18 runs, 11 earned, on 36 hits with 65 strikeouts over his next 62.2 innings
•Posted a 6-1 record with a 1.58 ERA and a .163 opponents' batting average in that time
•Allowed a run on four hits, struck out eight in 6.1 innings for win vs. Long Beach (3/6)
•Allowed one run on four hits in no decision at Vanderbilt (3/13)
•Allowed an unearned run and struck out 10 in 7.2 innings to earn win over Texas (3/19)
•Allowed one earned run and struck out seven in 6.0 innings for win vs. Kansas State (4/9)
•Went 6.2 innings, allowing one run on four hits and striking out nine in victory at Nebraska (4/23)
•Allowed one unearned run on two hits and struck out a career-high 12 in 6.0 innings in win over Missouri (5/20)
•Took a line drive off the right hand on 10th pitch of Big 12 Tournament opener against Kansas (5/26) and was forced to leave the game
•Allowed one run on three hits, walked six and struck out four in the Big 12 Tournament championship game against Nebraska (5/29)
•Earned the victory, allowing one run and striking out 10 in Super Regional tying win over Clemson (6/12)
•Allowed two earned runs in 6.0 innings vs. Texas in College World Series first round (6/18)
•Held Texas to two runs on three hits in 6.0 innings in CWS semifinals (6/22)
•Had a 2.3 strikeout-to-walk ratio in Big 12 action
•Became 11th Bear with 200 career strikeouts (223)

•All-star selection for the Wareham Gatemen of the Cape Cod League
•Named the No. 6 prospect in the Cape Cod League by Baseball America for the second consecutive season
•Third-rated right-handed pitcher prospect and top-rated Big 12 prospect in the Cape
•Posted a 2-1 record with a 0.93 ERA in six appearances, all starts
•Allowed only 20 hits with 47 strikeouts in 38.2 innings
•Held opponents to a .153 average

•Missed six weeks of action from late March to early May due to shoulder stiffness
•Posted a 1-1 record with a 4.35 ERA in four Big 12 starts
•Started against Arizona, allowing one earned run on four hits with six strikeouts in 5.0 innings of work in a no decision (2/27)
•Tossed 6.0 one-hit scoreless innings against Vanderbilt, combining with Zane Carlson for a three-hit shutout (3/12)
•Carried a no-hitter into the fifth inning of that game
•Hurled Baylor's first nine-inning complete-game shutout in more than three years with a 5-0 blanking of Texas A&M (March 20)
•Also first Baylor nine-inning complete-game shutout in Big 12 play since April 29, 2000
•Scattered five hits with seven strikeouts against the Aggies
•Earned Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Week honors for the performance
•Yielded five hits and two earned runs in 5.0-plus innings six strikeouts at Oklahoma (3/26)
•Recorded two strikeouts in 1.0 inning of relief work upon return to the mound against Dallas Baptist (5/4)
•Made first start upon return against Texas-Arlington (5/11)

•Named the No. 6 prospect in the Cape Cod League by Baseball America after going 2-1 with a 2.12 ERA and 41 strikeouts in 34.0 innings for the Wareham Gatemen
•Appeared in seven games (five starts), picking up two saves out of the pen
•Did not allow a run in his first 19.0 innings and combined on three shutouts
•Named the top pitching prospect in the Cape and "the best right-handed prospect in the league in a decade, including Matt Morris" by ESPN analyst Peter Gammons

•Made collegiate debut out of the pen at Arizona (2/8)
•Made first collegiate start against UT-Arlington and lasted 4.0 innings, giving up two hits and two walks but no runs while striking out four (2/18)
•Struck out four and did not allow a hit in a 3.0-inning start Feb. 26 at UT-San Antonio
•Earned first collegiate win against Houston (3/11)
•Pitched 6.0 innings of two-hit ball to earn the win at TCU (3/18)
•Struck out eight and allowed just one run against the Frogs
•Struck out five in a pitch-count-limited, 3.0-inning win against UT-San Antonio (4/1)
•Recorded nine strikeouts and allowed one earned run in 6.0 innings against TCU (4/22)
•Earned first Big 12 win vs. Kansas State, striking out five in 5.0 innings and allowing just two hits and two runs, one earned (5/4)
•Held then-No. 7 Nebraska to a season-low two hits in 7.0 innings and striking out eight in a 6-2 win that knocked the Huskers from the Big 12 Tournament (5/24)
•Struck out seven against LSU in 5.1 innings in game three of the Super Regional (6/8)

•Drafted in the 11th round of the 2002 MLB First-Year Player Draft (316th overall) by the Baltimore Orioles
•Played for head coach Jim Mallory at Clear Creek High School in League City, Texas
•Ranked as the No. 4 prospect in the nation by Team One Baseball (No. 8 by Baseball America/Perfect Game)
•Ranked as the No. 2 prospect in Texas by both BA/PG and Texas Baseball News
•Named the No. 1 prospect out of over 1,200 participants by Team One at the Perfect Game World Wood Bat Showcase in 2001
•Member of the 2001 Team USA Junior National Team, McCormick helped lead his squad to a silver medal in Cuba
•Led summer league team, Houston Kyle Chapman, to the 2001 Palomino World Championship under head coach Mike Rutledge

•Full name is Mark Andrew McCormick
•Born Oct. 15, 1983, in Clear Lake, Texas
•Son of Bill and Lisa McCormick
•Chose Baylor over Miami, Texas, Arizona State and Duke

Innings: 9.0 vs. Texas A&M (3/20/04)
Long Start: 9.0 vs. Texas A&M (3/20/04)
Short Start: 0.2 vs. Kansas (5/25/05)
Long Relief: 1.1 vs. Texas (4/6/03)
Hits Allowed: 7 at Oklahoma State (4/13/03)
Strikeouts: 9 vs. TCU (4/22/03)
Walks: 7 at Rice (3/25/03)
Runs Allowed: 6, twice
ER Allowed: 6 at Oklahoma State (4/13/03)
HR Allowed: 1, three times

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