Has one of the team's hardest fastballs...had seen most of his action in long relief roles prior to 2011, but was the team's top pitcher early in the 2011 season before he suffered an arm injury that forced him out of action for over 10 weeks...slated to be a weekend starter in 2012...has a 3-0 record, one save, a 3.91 ERA, .272 opponents' batting average, and 86 strikeouts against only 14 walks in 71.1 innings pitched over 36 appearances (eight starts) in his three active seasons...has a 6.14 strikeout-to-walk ratio, 1.77 walks-per-nine-innings-pitched mark, and 10.85 strikeouts-per-nine-innings-pitched mark in his career...has thrown only two wild pitches in his career...in 5.2 innings pitched over four relief appearances in ACC Tournament games, he has 12 strikeouts against no walks...two-time All-ACC Academic selection...#41 prospect in the nation for the 2012 draft in the preseason by Baseball America...#39 junior in the nation in the preseason by Baseball America.
2011: Drafted in the 17th round (#518 overall pick) by the Cleveland Indians...All-ACC Academic team member...had a 2-0 record and 3.86 ERA in 10 appearances (three starts)...in 23.1 innings pitched, he allowed 19 hits (.218 opponents' batting average) and one walk with 33 strikeouts...did not allow a steal in one attempt...Clemson had a 3-0 record in his three starts...had a 2-0 record, 1.10 ERA, .155 opponents' batting average, and 23 strikeouts against only one walk in his three starts...pitched 5.1 innings in a starting role, allowing two hits, one run, and one walk with 10 strikeouts to earn the win against Eastern Michigan on Feb. 20...pitched 7.0 innings in a starting role, allowing four hits, no runs, and no walks with nine strikeouts to earn the win against Michigan State at Greenville, SC on Feb. 27; he allowed only two runners past first base and none past second base; he faced only two batters over the minimum...pitched 4.0 innings in a starting role, allowing three hits, one run, and no walks with four strikeouts against #4 South Carolina on Mar. 6; he suffered a forearm muscle strain prior to the fifth inning and missed 71 days...pitched a perfect inning in relief with one strikeout against Davidson on May 17...retired all five batters he faced in relief with four strikeouts at #4 Florida State on May 20...#14 prospect in the ACC for the 2011 draft in the preseason by Perfect Game...played for Bourne in the Cape Cod League in the summer, where he was 0-0 with an 0.00 ERA in 2.0 innings pitched over two relief appearances; he allowed two hits and no walks with five strikeouts.
2010: All-ACC Academic team member...had a 1-0 record, one save, and a 4.58 ERA in 22 appearances (two starts)...in 37.1 innings pitched, he allowed 47 hits and eight walks with 45 strikeouts...allowed only two home runs...led the team in strikeout-to-walk ratio (5.6-to-1) and strikeouts per nine innings pitched (10.8)...had two pickoffs...had a 4.20 ERA and 39 strikeouts against only six walks in 30.0 innings pitched over 20 relief appearances...allowed just one of his 15 inherited baserunners to score...in his last 16 appearances, all out of the bullpen, he allowed only two walks with 25 strikeouts in 21.0 innings pitched...pitched 3.1 innings in a starting role, allowing three hits, one earned run, and no walks with one strikeout to earn his first career win against Furman on Feb. 21...pitched 2.0 scoreless innings in relief with five strikeouts against Gardner-Webb on Mar. 11...pitched 5.0 innings in relief, allowing four hits and two earned runs with eight strikeouts at Charlotte on Mar. 16...pitched 1.2 hitless and scoreless innings in relief with two strikeouts against Western Carolina on Apr. 14...pitched 1.1 scoreless innings in relief with two strikeouts against Florida Gulf Coast on May 1...pitched a hitless and scoreless inning in relief with two strikeouts at Wake Forest on May 15...pitched 2.1 innings in relief, allowing no walks with six strikeouts against N.C. State in the ACC Tournament on May 26...pitched 2.0 perfect innings in relief with four strikeouts against #6 Georgia Tech in the ACC Tournament on May 29; in 4.1 innings pitched over two relief appearances in the ACC Tournament, he allowed three hits and no walks with 10 strikeouts...pitched 3.0 innings in relief, allowing no runs and no walks with three strikeouts to record his first career save at #14 Auburn in the Auburn Regional on June 7...induced a double play against the only batter he faced against #5 South Carolina in the College World Series on June 26...#95 prospect in the nation for the 2011 draft in the preseason by Perfect Game...#10 prospect in the ACC for the 2011 draft in the preseason by Baseball America...played for Bourne in the Cape Cod League in the summer, where he was 4-0 with an 0.97 ERA in 9.1 innings pitched over six relief appearances; he allowed just five hits and three walks with 12 strikeouts.
2009: Had an 0-0 record and 1.69 ERA in four appearances (three starts)...in 10.2 innings pitched, he allowed nine hits (.225 opponents' batting average) and five walks with eight strikeouts...Clemson had a 3-0 record in his three starts...allowed just one extra-base hit (triple)...had a .143 opponents' batting average with runners on base and .083 opponents' batting average with runners in scoring position...did not pitch after March 11 and received a medical red-shirt...pitched 1.1 scoreless innings in relief in his first career outing as a Tiger against Charlotte on Feb. 21...#4 newcomer in the ACC in the preseason by Baseball America...#37 freshman in the nation in the preseason by Baseball America...played for Youse in the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League in the summer, where he had a 2-2 record and 1.53 ERA in 29.1 innings pitched over five starts; pitched two complete games and allowed just 17 hits (.162 opponents' batting average), no homers, and five walks with 38 strikeouts; named to the league's All-Star team; named the league's #1 prospect by Baseball America and PG Crosschecker.
Before Clemson: Drafted in the 44th round (#1316 overall pick) by the Baltimore Orioles in 2008...All-League member and #3 prospect in the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League...all-state standout at Gaithersburg High School...had a 19-2 record, 1.05 ERA, and 249 strikeouts in 140.2 innings pitched in his career...appeared in Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd"...Rawlings Player-of-the-Year in Maryland as a senior...All-Extra Montgomery County Player-of-the-Year as a senior...all-metro selection as a junior and senior...had a 7-0 record, 0.29 ERA, and 98 strikeouts against only eight walks in 48.1 innings pitched as a senior...#1 prospect in Maryland by Perfect Game...Washington Post Player-of-the-Year and First-Team All-Metro selection as a junior...had a 9-0 record, 0.84 ERA, and 112 strikeouts as a junior...pitched a perfect game as a junior...hit .429 with an .825 slugging percentage and .565 on-base percentage as a junior...East Coast Pro Showcase selection...lettered three times in baseball and once in swimming at Gaithersburg High, where he was coached by Jason Woodward.
Personal:Three-time member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll...majoring in special education...born Kevin Michael Brady on Sept. 7, 1990 in Gaithersburg, MD.
*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide