Friday, March 7, 2014
Tyler Webb One Shy Of Tying School Appearance Record
COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- Senior left-hander Tyler Webb inched closer to the all-time appearance record at South Carolina with a pair of outings vs. Georgia last weekend. Webb worked a perfect ninth inning with two strikeouts in the 7-2 win over the Bulldogs and had one inning of relief in Sunday's 8-3 win.
Webb has a phenomenal 0.56 ERA in 23 appearances with a 2-1 record and 14 saves in 32.1 innings of work. He has 48 strikeouts to just seven walks, opponents hitting .174 against him. He has not allowed a run in 20 of 23 appearances this year. His 14 save total for this year is sixth best in school history, seven behind the school record of 21 set by Blake Taylor in 2002. He is up to 101 career appearances; one short of the school record 102 set by Matt Price (2009-10-11-12). His 14 saves leads the SEC with eight of those coming in conference play, also the highest mark in league play.
He has pitched in relief in 89 career appearances, with 70 relief appearances without allowing a run (78.6 percent). In career relief appearances he is 10-2 with 17 saves.
CAREER RECORD AT SOUTH CAROLINA
102 Matt Price 2009-10-11-12
101 Tyler Webb 2010-11-12-13
SINGLE-SEASON RECORD AT SOUTH CAROLINA
21 Blake Taylor 2002
20 Matt Price 2011
20 Chad Blackwell 2004
19 Lee Gronkiewicz 2001
15 Scott Barber 2000
14 Tyler Webb 2013
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