Tyler Waldron

Tyler Waldron

Player Profile


Pilot Hill, Calif.

High School:
Golden Sierra

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205




MLB First-Year Player Draft
Waldron was a 32nd round selection in the 2007 MLB First-Year Player Draft by Florida.

2009 (Sophomore)
Went 6-4 in 16 appearances, including 14 starts ... Posted an ERA of 4.15 in 93 1/3 innings ... Struck out 70 while walking just 31 ... Took the loss against TCU after allowing nine hits and six runs in 4 1/3 innings (5/30) ... Finished the regular season by holding Stanford to five hits and two runs with five strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings (5/24) ... Won his fifth game of the season after scattering five hits and no runs in 7 1/3 innings against Oregon (5/19) ... Went a full nine against Gonzaga, scattering two hits and a run in a win (5/12) ... Took the loss after allowing 10 hits and six runs in five innings at UCLA (4/24) ... Picked up his first loss in more than a month despite allowing five hits and four runs over seven innings against USC (4/17) ... Did not figure in the decision after allowing 11 hits and five runs over six innings against Arizona (4/9) ... Worked 7 2/3 innings against California, allowing eight hits and four runs to pick up his third win of the season (4/3) ... Picked up his second straight win after allowing just one run and five hits over 7 1/3 innings against Oregon (3/27) ... Earned his first career Oregon State victory, going eight innings, allowing three hits and three walks while striking out six against Utah Valley (3/19) ... Took the loss after allowing eight hits and seven runs in five innings against Oklahoma State (3/6) ... Struck out six and allowed five hits and three runs but did not figure in the decision against Arizona State (2/28).

Played one season for Pacific, located in Stockton, Calif. ... Went 3-7 in 2008, posting a 5.20 earned run average ... Started all 15 games he appeared in and worked a team-leading 91 2/3 innings ... Struck out 63 ... Appeared against Oregon State in the final game of the season, and limited the Beavers to just five hits and two runs over seven innings while striking out five.

Golden Sierra High
During his tenure at Golden Sierra, was a four-year all-league performer and two-time Most Valuable Player for the Grizzlies ... Was also named the Sacramento Player of the Year in 2007 ... Posted a 0.65 earned run average as a senior, allowing just seven earned runs in 76 innings ... Finished with 151 strikeouts to just 17 walks as a senior ... Offensively, as a senior, hit .530 with 12 doubles, two triples and two home runs ... Had a 7-2 record and 1.13 ERA as a junior.

Majoring in exercise and sports science ... Born in Carmichael, Calif., but considers Pilot Hill, Calif., his hometown ... Is the son on Kathy and Steve Waldron ... Has one brother, Nicholas, 24 ... Enjoys wakeboarding, camping and hunting in his spare time ... Favorite athlete is Josh Beckett ... Favorite TV show is House and favorite movie is We Own The Night ... Always listens to the same 10 songs on a playlist prior to warming up for a start ... First memory of Oregon State was playing the Beavers while at Pacific.

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