Kevin Rhoderick

Kevin Rhoderick

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Scottsdale, Ariz.

High School:
Horizon

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185

Position:
RHP

Experience:
2L

Bats/Throws:
R/R

2009 Summer
Made 17 appearances for Yarmouth-Dennis of the Cape Cod League, all in relief ... Posted a 2-0 record with a 4.19 ERA ... Threw 19 1/3 innings, finishing with one save ... Struck out 30 to six walks and allowed 14 hits ... Opponents batted .191 against him.

MLB First-Year Player Draft
Rhoderick was an 18th round selection in the 2008 MLB First-Year Player Draft by Detroit.

2009 (Sophomore)
Saved nine games, posting a 3-3 record and 4.18 ERA in the process ... Worked 23 2/3 innings in 23 appearances, striking out 33 ... Went 3-1 with a 2.45 ERA in nine Pac-10 appearances ... Saved two games ... Saved the season finale against Stanford, striking out one in one inning (5/24) ... Struck out one in a scoreless ninth to record his eighth save of the season, coming against Oregon (5/19) ... Struck out two in 1 1/3 innings against Washington for his seventh save of the season (5/8) ... Struck out a season-high four while throwing a season-high 2 1/3 innings for the win in the series finale against Arizona State (5/3) ... Earned win No. 2 this season after holding UCLA scoreless over a season-high 1 2/3 innings (4/25) ... Picked up his first career win after needing just four pitches to record an out in the series finale against USC (4/19) ... Earned save No. 5 after a scoreless inning against BYU (4/13) ... Struck out three in an inning of work in a non-save situation against Oregon (3/29) ... Came on in a mop up role against Saint Mary's and got three strikeouts in an inning (3/22) ... Posted saved No. 14 against Northern Illinois (3/1).

2008 (Freshman)
NCBWA Freshman All-America First Team ... Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-America Team ... Baseball America Freshman All-America Second Team .... Ping! Baseball Freshman All-America ... All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention ... Finished the season with 20 appearances, all coming in relief ... Saved 12 games while posting an 0-1 record with a 2.39 ERA ... Worked 26 1/3 innings, striking out 32 ... Was 12-for-14 in save opportunities ... Did not allow a hit until his seventh appearance of the season and a run until his 11th ... Inherited 14 runners, allowing five to score (36 percent) ... Appeared in nine Pac-10 games, going 0-1 with a 2.45 ERA ... Saved four Pac-10 games ... The 12 saves ties him for the third-best single-season OSU record ... Closed out his 11th game of the season after walking one and striking out one in an inning in the series finale against UCLA (5/11) ... Struck out two and pitched a perfect ninth against Portland to earn his 10th save of the season (5/7) ... Closed out his ninth save of the season by going one full inning, allowing a hit and two walks with two strikeouts against Arizona (4/27) ... Pitched 1 1/3 innings against Arizona, allowing two hits and a run, to earn his seventh save of the season (4/26) ... Moved to a perfect 7-for-7 in save opportunities this season after striking out two with one walk and a hit in the ninth against Arizona State (4/18) ... Worked one full inning against California, allowing just a hit while striking out one (4/6) ... Needed just 30 pitches to go 3 1/3 innings against Portland, striking out five while not allowing a baserunner (3/31) ... Posted his sixth save of the season after going 1 2/3 innings against BYU (3/25) ... Earned saves in both games of a doubleheader against Pepperdine, working a combined 2 1/3 innings, striking out four and walking one (3/21) ... Worked a perfect ninth against Santa Clara for his third save of the season (3/9) ... Picked up his second save against Georgia, going one full inning and striking out two in his third appearance of the season against Georgia (3/2) ... Picked up his first career save against Georgia, walking one in an innning (2/29).

Horizon High
Lettered three years for head coach Eric Kisler ... three-time all-region member and earned all-state twice ... was an All-American his senior year and played for Team USA for two years ... went 9-1 with a 1.14 ERA and 117 strikeouts in helping guide Horizon to a state championship his senior year ... was 7-3 with a 2.03 ERA and 96 strikeouts as a junior ... as a sophomore, guided Horizon to a state championship after going 9-2 with a 1.92 ERA and 104 strikeouts.

A Beaver In The Community
Rhoderick has volunteered his time to work with the Boys and Girls Club as well as work with youth baseball clinics.

Personal
Majoring in ethnic studies ... Born in Dublin, Calif. ... Son of Tracy and Ron Rhoderick ... Enjoys playing video games when not playing baseball ... Favorite professional athlete is Francisco Rodriguez ... Played high school baseball with Tim Alderson (Pittsburgh Pirates organization) and Tommy Joseph (San Francisco Giants organization) ... Favorite TV show is Baseball Tonight and favorite movie is Tin Cup ... Chose Oregon State because of its reputation as winners.

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