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 Josh Scott 26
Josh Scott
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Downey, Calif.

High School:
Warren

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 190

Position:
P

Birthdate:
10/24/1979

Experience:
3L

2000: Veteran lefty who served as the No. 3 starter in the conference rotation ... Posted a 4-3 record and a 5.13 ERA in 16 appearances ... Recorded 73 strikeouts in 80 innings of work ... Earned key wins over Iowa State, Ole Miss and TCU ... Pitched excellently against Texas Tech in the Big 12 tournament ... Scattered six hits and one run over seven innings in the 10-1 win ... Also walked just one batter.

1999: Appeared in 21 games with 16 starts ? Posted a 10-2 record and a 4.87 ERA in 105.1 innings of work ? Struck out 110 batters and walked only 29 ? Threw six innings of relief against Texas-San Antonio (Feb. 16) to earn first victory of the season ? Struck out eight and gave up three hits ? Struck out a career-high ten in 8.1 innings of work against Oklahoma (Feb. 20) ? Threw five innings against Creighton and allowed only three hits, walked none and struck out five ? Struck out ten and walked only one in 6.1 innings against Southwest Missouri State (March 17) ? Allowed only two runs on three hits in seven innings against No. 11 Texas (April 11) ? Struck out ten in 6.2 innings at Texas A&M (April 18) ? Struck out two in one shutout inning of relief at Iowa State (May 16) ? Threw 7.1 innings and allowed just two runs in a win over Texas in the second game of the Big XII Tournament (May 20) ? Pitched his first career complete game against Eastern Illinois in the first game of the Waco Regional (May 13) ... Recorded ten strikeouts while walking none ? Allowed just five hits and two earned runs ? Named to the all-Waco Regional team ? Threw 7.1 innings against Oklahoma State in game three of the NCAA Super Regional (June 6) ? Struck out seven and left with a 2-0 lead, but did not earn a decision.

1998: Led the team with a 2.50 ERA as a freshman ? Named to the Collegiate Baseball/Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America Team, honorable mention ?Became a clutch middle reliever ? appeared in 21 games with three starts ? Posted a 3-1 record and one save ? In his first nine appearances he worked 15 scoreless innings as he recorded 21 strikeouts and only eight walks ? Struck out both batters he faced in a loss at No. 24 Arizona (Feb. 6) ? First win came on Feb. 24 at Texas-San Antonio ? Struck out two, giving up two hits and no runs in 2.1 innings of work ? Earned his first collegiate save at Texas-Arlington(March 17) as he pitched the final four innings ? Did not allow a run on two hits and struck out seven ? Second victory came against Sam Houston State (March 31) ? Struck out two and gave up two runs on two hits in one inning of middle relief ? Gave up only one run on two hits and struck out six in four innings of relief against No. 23 Oklahoma State (April 17) he ? Earned his third win at Kansas State (April 21) ? Allowed one unearned run on two hits as he struck out six and walked three in seven innings of work ? Spent the summer with Harrisonburg in the Valley Baseball League in Virginia ? Posted a 2-1 record with a 2.70 ERA and one save ?Recorded 25 strikeouts in 33.1 innings of work.

High School: Lettered in baseball and water polo at Downey High School ? Appeared in 20 games with 13 starts and six complete games ... Compiled a 7-4 record with a 1.92 ERA and 85 strikeouts in 95 innings of work ? Posted a career record of 30-11 ? Selected first team all-league and all-area three times and was named MVP in 1997 ? Also received the U.S. Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award.

Personal: Son of Jerry and Amy Scott ? Born on October 24, 1979 ? His uncle is former Houston Astros pitching great, Mike Scott ? Majoring in psychology.

Scott's Career Pitching Stats

Year ERA W-L APP GS CG Sh SV IP H R ER BB K 2B 3B HR WP
1998 2.50 3-1 21 3 0 0 1 39.2 32 15 11 29 51 9 2 1 5
1999 4.87 10-2 21 16 1 0 0 105.1 104 68 57 29 110 14 0 15 7
2000 5.13 4-3 16 16 0 0 0 80.2 93 53 46 27 73 18 2 11 5
Total 4.16 17-6 58 35 1 0 1 224.5 229 136 114 85 234 41 4 27 17
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