Yankees Make Webb 10th Round MLB Draft Pick

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- South Carolina senior left-hander Tyler Webb was selected by the New York Yankees in the 10th round of the 2013 MLB Draft. Webb was the No. 314 overall selection. A third-team All-America this year by Collegiate Baseball and a second-team All-SEC honoree, the Gamecock southpaw is among SEC leaders with 17 saves including nine saves in conference contests.


Webb is among the nation’s leaders with 17 saves including nine saves in SEC contests. He has not allowed a run in 25 of 30 relief appearances this year. Webb is 3-2 with a 1.36 ERA in 39.2 innings. He has 60 strikeouts to just 12 walks, opponents batting .205 against him.


He has pitched in relief in 96 career appearances, with 75 relief appearances without allowing a run (78.1 percent). In career relief appearances he is 11-3 with 20 saves.


In 17 postseason appearances, Webb is 3-0 with two saves and a 0.72 ERA in 25.0 innings pitched. He has allowed just two runs on 11 hits while striking out 25 batters



TYLER WEBB BIO
2013 - 16th save of the year with one perfect inning of relief in 5-3 win at Mississippi State (5/17) ... Saved 15th game with one scoreless inning with two strikeouts in 4-3 win over Presbyterian (5/14) ... One inning of relief, allowed an unearned run on two hits with two strikeouts in 8-3 win over Georgia (5/12) ... One perfect inning of relief with two strikeouts in 7-2 win over Georgia (5/10) ... 1.1 perfect innings of relief to earn 14th save in 4-0 win at LSU (4/28) ... One scoreless inning of relief with two strikeouts in 4-2 win at LSU (4/27) ... One scoreless inning of relief with two strikeouts to earn 12th save in 3-1 win over Kentucky (4/21) ... Three scoreless innings of relief with just one hit allowed and four strikeouts in 7-6 win over Kentucky to pick up the victory (4/20) ... One scoreless inning of relief in 12-8 win at Tennessee (4/6) ... 1.2 innings of relief to pick up win in 5-4 victory at Tennessee (4/5); allowed one run, unearned, on one hit with one walk and four strikeouts ... 0.2 scoreless innings for 11th save in 6-3 win over Texas A&M (3/30) ... 0.2 scoreless innings with a pair of strikeouts for 10th save in 6-4 win over Texas A&M (3/29) ... Two scoreless innings with four strikeouts for ninth save in 3-2 win over Texas A&M (3/28) ... 4.2 innings of relief in 5-3 loss to Arkansas (3/24); allowed two runs on four hits with three walks and six strikeouts ... Two perfect innings of relief with a pair of strikeouts for eighth save of the year in 9-5 win at The Citadel (3/19) ... 0.2 perfect innings for seventh save of the year in 2-0 win at Missouri (3/16) ... 1.1 perfect innings for sixth save of the year in 4-1 win at Missouri (3/15) ... Fifth save of the season with two scoreless innings in 1-0 win over Rider (3/10); allowed just three hits and one walk with a strikeout as well ... Fourth save of the year with 2.1 perfect innings of relief with season-high four strikeouts in 2-0 win over Rider (3/8) ... Struck out lone batter he faced in 14-4 win over Ball State (3/5) ... Struck out the side with a perfect inning of relief in 6-0 win at Clemson (3/1) ... Third save of the season in 5-2 win over Furman; one scoreless inning of relief with two strikeouts (2/26) ... 0.2 scoreless innings to earn a save in 6-4 win over Albany (2/23) ... 0.1 scoreless inning with a strikeout in 3-2 loss to Liberty (2/17) ... Earned first save of the season with 1.2 scoreless innings, did not allow a hit and struck out two batters (2/15).

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