Evan Beal Drafted in 21st Round by Kansas City Royals
June 7, 2014
COLUMBIA, S.C. -
South Carolina junior right-handed pitcher Evan Beal was selected by Kansas City Royals in the 21st round of the 2014 MLB Draft. Beal was the No. 633 overall selection.
Beal finished the season with a 3.29 ERA in 13.2 innings pitched.
Evan Beal BIO
2014 – Pitched in five games with four starts, 0-1 record with a 3.29 ERA in 13.2 innings with four walks and eight strikeouts ... 0.2 scoreless in 6-1 win over USC Upstate (4/23) ... 5.1 scoreless with just two hits allowed, no walks and three strikeouts in 2-1 win over Appalachian State (4/1) ... Four hitless innings of relief with just one walk and three strikeouts in 4-0 win vs. Coastal Carolina (3/26)
2013 – Pitched in 13 games with five starts, finished with a 2-1 record and a 4.78 ERA in 32.0 innings with 16 walks and 36 strikeouts, opponents hit .254 against him ... Two scoreless innings in 4-3 win over Presbyterian (5/14) ... 2.1 scoreless innings of relief in 5-2 loss to Vanderbilt (5/4) ... 0.2 scoreless innings in 7-6 loss to Gardner-Webb (4/23) ... No-decision in 3-2 win vs. Texas A&M (3/28); allowed two runs on six hits in 3.1 innings with one walk and six strikeouts ... Improved to 2-0 with win in 4-1 victory at Missouri (3/15); allowed one run on eight hits with just one walk and a career-high 10 strikeouts in 6.1 innings of work ... First win of the season in first start with six scorless innings allowing just one hit and two walks while striking out six batters in 2-0 win over Rider (3/8), retired 14 consecutive batters at one point ... 2.2 perfect innings of relief with three strikeouts in 5-2 win over Furman (2/26) ... One scoreless inning of relief with two strikeouts in 3-2 loss to Liberty (2/17).
2012 – Made 28 relief appearances with one start and finished with a 4-4 record and a 3.81 ERA in 52. 0 innings pitched with 32 walks and 55 strikeouts, opponents hit just .220 against him ... Season-high five innings pitched in 5-1 loss to Arizona in CWS Championship Series, allowed two runs, one earned, on seven hits with four walks and three strikeouts (6/24) ... 1.1 scoreless innings of relief with two strikeouts to pick up a win in 4-3 victory over Clemson (4/2) ... Allowed two runs on two hits in 2.2 innings with two walks and one strikeout in 3-2 loss vs. LSU (5/19) ... Tied a season-high with four innings pitched and allowed one run on five hits with one walk and four strikeouts in 6-5 loss at Georgia (5/12) ... Earned win in relief in 8-6 win at Arkansas with three scoreless innings of relief, allowed one hit and two walks while striking out a batter (5/4) ... Two scoreless innings of relief with just one hit allowed in 2-1 win over Davidson (5/2) ... Allowed one run on three hits in 3.2 innings of work with two walks and four strikeouts in 12-11 win over Alabama (4/27) ... Allowed two runs on four hits in three innings of relief with one walk and three strikeouts in 11-7 win over Auburn (4/22) ... Tied season-high with four innings of work; did not allow a run and yielded just one hit and one walk while striking out three batters in 4-3 loss to College of Charleston (4/17) ... First SEC win in 7-6 win over Mississippi State (4/13); retired lone batter he faced ... Two scoreless innings of relief with no hits allowed and just two walks while striking out two batters for fifth save of the year in 6-1 win over Tennessee (4/8) ... Allowed one run on two hits in 2.1 innings with one walk and four strikeouts in 7-3 win at The Citadel (3/27) ... Recorded fourth save of the season with perfect ninth inning striking out the side in 8-5 win at Furman (3/20) ... Suffered first loss in 4-3 loss at Kentucky; allowed two runs on one hit in 1.1 innings with three strikeouts and no walks (3/16) ... Earned third save with 0.2 perfect innings in 6-4 win over Appalachian State (3/14) ... One perfect inning of relief with two strikeouts for his second save of the year in 3-1 win over Princeton (3/11) ... Struck out lone batter he faced to pick up first career save in 2-1 win over Princeton (3/9) ... Posted first career win in the 9-6 victory over Clemson (3/3); worked four innings and allowed just two runs on three hits with five strikeouts and one walk; opened the outing retiring nine batters in a row ... One perfect inning of relief with two strikeouts in 6-0 win over Elon (2/26) ... Made his first appearance for the Garnet and Black vs. VMI, throwing one scoreless inning without allowing a hit and striking out one Keydet (2/18).