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Alex Farotto
Alex Farotto

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Greer, S.C.

High School:
Riverside

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
03/28/1987

Bats/Throws:
R-L

Alex Farotto Career Stats

2009 - 2009 MLB Draft Selection (34th round/Chicago White Sox) ... Made 20 appearances in relief, went 4-2 with seven saves and a 4.96 ERA ... Allowed 18 runs on 25 hits in 32.2 innings with 25 walks and 37 strikeouts ... Picked up win with 1.1 scoreless innings of relief in 9-5 win over Alabama at SEC Tournament (5/20) ... Pitched 0.2 scoreless innings of relief in 9-2 win over USC Upstate (5/12) ... Earned a save with one scoreless inning of relief in 15-12 win at Tennessee (5/10) ... Picked up save with a strikeout in 0.1 innings of work in 8-5 win over Vanderbilt (5/3) ... Two scoreless innings of relief in 10-4 win over Auburn (4/19) ... One scoreless inning of relief with three strikeouts in 5-3 loss to The Citadel (4/15) ... Hurled two innings and allowed twor uns on three hits with three strikeouts and three walks in 12-10 win over Ole Miss (4/10) ... Earned a save in relief with 1.2 innings of work in 20-19 victory over Kentucky (3/28) ... Earned a win with one perfect inning of relief in 2-1 victory vs. Georgia Southern (3/25) ... Posted a saved with 2.0 innings of relief in 7-3 win vs. LSU (3/20) ... Earned win after 3.1 innings of relief, allowed just one run on three hits with season-high six strikeouts in 5-4 win at Mississippi State (3/15) ... Earned a save after 2.2 hitless innings of relief, struck out five batters in 7-5 win over Long Beach State (3/7) ... Picked up a save with 0.2 scoreless innings out of the bullpen with two strikeouts in 6-4 win over Charleston Southern (3/4) ... Key relief appearance at Clemson, worked 2.2 hitless innings and picked up a win with two strikeouts as Gamecocks defeated Tigers 3-1 (2/28) ... Hurled 2.1 scoreless innings of relief with a pair of strikeouts to earn a save in 8-4 win over Duquesne (2/22).

2008 - Appeared in 17 games compiling an 0-1 record with one save and a 2.66 ERA in 20.1 innings pitched ... Struck out 29 batters while walking only 10 ... Opponents batted just .224 against him ... Pitched two perfect innings of relief with one strikeout in 2-1 loss vs. NC State at NCAA Regional ... Picked up first career save with game-ending strikeout with a pair of runners on base in 7-5 win over Tennessee (5/17) ... Worked a season-high 2.2 scoreless innings of relief with two strikeouts in 10-2 win over The Citadel (5/13) ... Worked 2.1 scoreless innings of relief with four strikeouts in 10-5 win at Wofford (5/7) ... Pitched 1.1 scoreless innings of relief at LSU (4/25) ... Pitched one scoreless inning of relief with four strikeouts in 9-2 win over Davidson (4/2) ... Hurled 1.1 scoreless innings of relief with two strikeouts at Vanderbilt (3/16) ... Pitched 0.2 scoreless innings in 10-2 win over Duquesne (3/9) ... Pitched one scoreless inning of relief with three strikeouts in 12-0 win over UNC Asheville (2/27).

2007 - Appeared in 18 games compiling a 1-0 record with an 4.06 ERA in 31 innings pitched ... Struck out 45 batters in 31 innings pitched ... Pitched 3.1 scoreless innings and allowed just one hit in relief with five strikeouts in 3-2 loss to Arkansas at SEC Tournament (5/26) ... Pitched four scoreless and hitless innings of relief with five strikeouts in 6-4 loss to Georgia (5/18) ... Pitched a career-high five innings and allowed two runs on six hits in 8-4 loss to Kentucky (5/5) ... Pitched 1.2 scoreless innings of relief with three strikeouts in 4-2 win over Clemson (4/18) ... Pitched 1.1 scoreless innings of relief with a pair of strikeouts in 8-2 win over Vanderbilt (4/1) ... Pitched 2.1 scoreless innings of relief and struck out the last seven batters he faced, a career-high, in 20-3 win at Mississippi State (3/25), the seven consecutive strikeouts tied a USC single-game record ... Pitched 2.1 scoreless innings of relief with five strikeouts and earned first win of the year in 9-2 victory over UNC Asheville (3/20) ... Pitched two scoreless innings of relief with three strikeouts in 4-1 win over Appalachian State (3/14) ... Pitched two scoreless innings of relief with three strikeouts in 13-1 win over Brown (3/9) ... Played in the summer with the Spartanburg Stingers of the Coastal Plains League.

2006 - Appeared in 12 games compiling a 1-0 record with an 8.25 ERA in 12 innings pitched ... Made an appearance in NCAA Regional game vs. Evansville, pitching a scoreless inning of relief (6/5) ... Tied his career-high in innings pitched with 3.1 allowing two runs on seven hits in 16-10 loss to Georgia at SEC Tournament (5/26) ... Pitched 3.1 innings and allowed three runs on four hits with four strikeouts in 10-6 loss at Vanderbilt (5/20) ... Picked up first career win with 0.2 scoreless innings of relief in 9-7 extra-inning win over Mississippi State (4/30) ... Played in the summer with the Spartanburg Stingers of the Coastal Plains League.

HIGH SCHOOL - Played four years at Riverside High School under coach Chris Bates ... Named to 2005 South Carolina AAA All-State team ... High school team won state championships in 2003 and 2004 ... Played for South Carolina Spirit (Greer) AAU team.

PERSONAL - Born Alex Steven Farotto on 3/28/87 ... Parents are Jimmy and Carter Farotto ... Grandfather Richard played in the Brooklyn Dodgers organization.

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