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 Jared Theodorakos 45
Jared Theodorakos
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
Chiminade Prep

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 225

Position:
LHP

Experience:
3L

B/T:
L/L

• 2004 Team Co-Captain
• 2003 MLB Draft Pick (Milwaukee, 25th round)
• 2003 Team Co-Captain
• 2002 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (coaches)
• National Player of the Week (2/11-2/17/02) (CB, NCBWA)
• 2002 MLB Draft Pick (Colorado, 49th round)

Career - Enters his senior season tied for 15th all-time at Baylor in career starts (29), 16th in career strikeouts (173) and 24th in career innings pitched (187.2).

2003 (Redshirt) - Began the season in the weekend rotation before arm troubles hit ... Pitched a solid five innings in his second start of the season to beat Houston and All-American Brad Sullivan (2/14); struck out four and gave up just two earned runs ... Made just two starts before heading to the bench with arm troubles ... Missed the majority of the season after undergoing surgery on his left (throwing) arm April 9 to correct a SLAP lesion (torn labrum) ... Received a medical redshirt ... Despite the injury, was drafted in the 25th round by the Milwaukee Brewers but did not sign.

2002 (Junior) - Led the team in strikeouts (105) as the team's No. 3 weekend starter ... Named 2002 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (coaches) ... Carried a no-hitter into the eighth and finished with a one-hitter against then-No. 6 USC at Dodger Stadium (Feb. 16); struck out a career-high 11 batters en route to his first collegiate complete game ... The one-hitter earned him National Player of the Week honors from Collegiate Baseball and CollegeBaseballInsider.com, as well as National Pitcher of the Week by the NCBWA and Big 12 Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 11-17) ... Was scratched from his scheduled start against Texas (March 3) with a tender left arm ... Held then-No. 8 Nebraska to four hits and one run in six innings in a 9-6 win (March 10) ... Went the distance (eight innings) in a 4-1 loss at Oklahoma (March 31), his longest start since the one-hitter at USC ... Tied his career-best with 11 strikeouts but took a no-decision in an 8-6 Baylor win over Oklahoma State (April 6) ... Again struck out 11 men in his next start, an 11-5 victory vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (April 13); went seven innings and allowed seven hits along with just one walk and one run ... Struck out eight and gave up just four hits in eight innings against Texas A&M (April 20); left after walking the leadoff man in the ninth and received a no-decision as the Bears pulled out a 6-5 win ... His 10.3 strikeouts per nine innings finished 30th in the nation ... Finished second in the Big 12 in strikeouts (105), tied for ninth in starts (14) and tied for 10th in complete games (2)... His 105 strikeouts were the seventh-best total in school history and made him just the sixth Baylor pitcher to ever top 100 strikeouts in a season ... Selected in the 49th round by the Colorado Rockies but did not sign.

2001 (Sophomore) - Reliable mid-week starter who posted a 6-3 record and a 3.86 ERA in 15 appearances (12 starts) ... Allowed just one hit in six innings to pick up the victory at UT-San Antonio (Feb. 20) ... Gave up two runs on five hits in win at Houston (April 4) ... Pitched seven shutout innings and allowed just four hits while striking out eight against Southwest Texas (April 17).

2000 (Freshman) - Made eight appearances, including one start, as a true freshman ... Earned a 2-0 record with a 1.69 ERA in 21.1 innings of work ... Struck out nine batters in seven innings against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (April 26) for the win.

High School - Four-year starter for coach Ric Wibbenmeyer at Chaminade College Prep in St. Louis, Mo. ... Hit .463 with 21 home runs and 115 RBI ... Also posted an 18-7 career record with a 3.25 ERA and 230 strikeouts ... Two-time all-state selection ... Also earned mention on all-metro, all-district and all-conference teams ... Won the Rising Star Award as the top player in St. Louis ... Played football for four years.

Personal - Full name is Jared George Theodorakos ... Born March 15, 1981 in Birmingham, Ala. ... Son of George and Marie Theodorakos ... Father played football at Southwest Missouri State ... Chose Baylor over Kansas, Wichita State, Arkansas and UNLV ... Majoring in general studies ... Lists his car as his most prized possession.

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