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Lefthander who has pitched most of his career as a reliever, but has made spot starts ... in 132.2 innings pitched over 48 appearances (13 starts) and two seasons, he has a 9-5 record, four saves and a 3.87 ERA while allowing 112 hits (.233 opponents’ batting average) and 48 walks with 94 strikeouts.

2014: Had a 4-3 record, two saves and a 4.21 ERA in 26 appearances (seven starts) ... in 72.2 innings pitched, he allowed 59 hits (.222 opponents’ batting average) and 28 walks with 62 strikeouts ... tied for third in the ACC in shutouts (1) and tied for 10th in complete games (1) ... had a 1-0 record, two saves, a 3.44 ERA and .203 opponents’ batting average in 36.2 innings pitched over 19 relief appearances ... in 31.2 innings pitched after the fifth inning, he allowed just six earned runs (1.71 ERA) and 24 hits (.211 opponents’ batting average) with 28 strikeouts ... only allowed five of his 26 inherited baserunners to score ... pitched 4.0 innings in relief, allowing three hits, no earned runs and no walks with four strikeouts to record the save against Eastern Michigan on Feb. 15 ... pitched 1.2 scoreless innings in relief to record the save against Maine on Feb. 21 ... pitched 5.1 innings in relief, allowing three hits with seven strikeouts ... pitched 7.2 innings in a starting role, allowing four hits, one run and no walks with seven strikeouts to earn the win against Appalachian State on March 12 ... pitched 1.2 perfect innings in relief with two strikeouts at Georgia on March 25 ... pitched 6.0 innings in relief, allowing two hits, no runs and one walk with five strikeouts to earn the win against Furman on April 1 ... pitched 2.2 hitless and scoreless innings in relief with two strikeouts at No. 2 Virginia on April 13 ... pitched 7.0 innings in a starting role, allowing four hits, three runs and two walks with a team-tying-season-high 13 strikeouts to earn the win against Western Carolina on April 23; it was the most strikeouts by a Tiger since 2012 ... pitched a six-hit shutout with four strikeouts against no walks in 9.0 innings pitched to earn the win against James Madison on May 2; only threw 102 pitches and faced just three batters over the minimum ... pitched 2.2 innings in relief, allowing one hit and no runs with one strikeout at Furman on May 13 ... played for Harwich in the Cape Cod League in the summer, where he was 3-3 with a 1.70 ERA and 43 strikeouts against only 10 walks in 53.0 innings pitched over nine appearances (eight starts); led his team to the playoff semifinals; No. 20 prospect in the Cape Cod League by Baseball America; No. 81 prospect in the Cape Cod League by Perfect Game.

2013: Had a 5-2 record, two saves and a 3.45 ERA in 22 appearances (six starts) ... in 60.0 innings pitched, he allowed 53 hits (.248 opponents’ batting average) and 20 walks with 32 strikeouts ... did not allow more than three earned runs in any of his 22 appearances ... in 30.0 innings pitched over 11 appearances (two starts) in ACC regular-season games, he was 3-1 with a 3.00 ERA and .243 opponents’ batting average ... pitched 0.2 innings in relief, allowing no runs with a strikeout in the second game of a doubleheader against Wright State on Feb. 23; it was his first career appearance ... pitched a perfect ninth inning with one strikeout against No. 7 South Carolina on March 1 ... struck out both batters he faced in relief at No. 7 South Carolina on March 3 ... pitched 5.0 innings in relief, allowing one hit, one run and one walk with three strikeouts to earn his first career win against No. 12 Virginia on March 16 ... pitched a hitless and scoreless ninth inning to record his first career save against Morehead State on March 20 ... pitched 4.1 innings in relief, allowing three hits, no runs and one walk with three strikeouts to earn the win in the first game of a doubleheader against Duke on March 23 ... pitched 1.2 perfect innings with two strikeouts to record the save at Boston College on April 5 ... pitched 2.1 hitless and scoreless innings in relief at Miami (Fla.) on April 21 ... pitched 5.0 innings in his first career start, allowing four hits, one run and one walk with four strikeouts to earn the win against Western Carolina on April 24 ... pitched 6.0 innings in a starting role, allowing five hits, one run and one walk to earn the win in the first game of a doubleheader against Maryland on May 6 ... pitched 5.0 innings in a starting role to earn the win against Georgia Southern on May 12 ... pitched 5.1 innings in a starting role, allowing two runs with three strikeouts against No. 3 North Carolina in the ACC Tournament on May 24.

Before Clemson: East Coast Pro Showcase ... Gwinnett County All-Star team ... Georgia State All-Star team ... team pitching MVP ... set school career and season records for wins and strikeouts ... lettered three times in baseball and three times in basketball ... coached by Matt Champitto at Duluth High School.

Personal: Majoring in pre-business ... born Zachary Scott Erwin on Jan. 24, 1994 in Chicago, Ill.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

S T A T S

Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2013....  .000   0-0      0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0      6  12   1  .947
2014....  .000   0-0      0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0      5  13   0 1.000
TOTAL...  .000   0-0      0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0     11  25   1  .973

Year       ERA   W-L   App  GS  CG SHO/CBO  SV     IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO  2B  3B  HR    BF  B/Avg  WP HBP  BK SFA SHA
2013....  3.45   5-2    22   6   0   0/1     2   60.0   53   27   23   20   32  14   0   2   253   .248   2   5   1   4 10
2014....  4.21   4-3    26   7   1   1/0     2   72.2   59   39   34   28   62  11   1   4   309   .222   4   9   0   2  4
TOTAL...  3.87   9-5    48  13   1   1/1     4  132.2  112   66   57   48   94  25   1   6   562   .233   6  14   1   6 14

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