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Lefthander who was Clemson’s best pitcher in 2016 ... has seen most of his action as a reliever, but also made starts late in the 2016 season ... transferred to Clemson in 2015 after a successful season at Temple, who dropped baseball, in 2014 ... in 118.2 innings pitched over 56 appearances (three starts) and two seasons at Clemson, he has a 12-6 record, eight saves and a 2.43 ERA while allowing 90 hits (.211 opponents’ batting average) and 28 walks with 103 strikeouts ... fourth in Tiger history in strikeout-to-walk ratio (3.68), fifth in walks per nine innings pitched (2.12), eighth in ERA and ninth in hits per nine innings pitched (6.83) ... in 146.0 innings pitched over 72 appearances (three starts) and three seasons (one at Temple and two at Clemson) at the collegiate level, he has a 13-6 record, 10 saves and a 2.10 ERA while allowing 107 hits (.206 opponents’ batting average) and 35 walks with 115 strikeouts ... two-time ACC Academic Honor Roll member.

2016: Drafted in the 28th round (No. 856 overall pick) by the St. Louis Cardinals ... Gregg Olson Award semifinalist ... National Pitcher-of-the-Year Watch List member ... first-team All-American by Perfect Game; became the first Tiger reliever to earn first-team All-America honors since 1995 (Scott Winchester) ... second-team All-American by NCBWA ... third-team All-American by Baseball America and Collegiate Baseball ... Second-Team All-ACC selection; became the first Tiger reliever to earn All-ACC honors since 2004 (Patrick Hogan) ... won the Stowe Award, given to the team’s most valuable pitcher ... won the Dedication Award for outstanding work in the strength training room ... ACC Scholar-Athlete-of-the-Year, the first Tiger to win the award ... All-ACC Academic selection ... ACC Academic Honor Roll member ... had a 10-2 record, one complete game, five saves and a 1.67 ERA in 29 appearances (three starts) ... in 80.2 innings pitched, he allowed 58 hits (.203 opponents’ batting average) and 17 walks with 65 strikeouts ... ninth in Tiger history in appearances ... seventh in the nation in ERA, 10th in WHIP (0.93) and tied for 18th in wins ... first in the ACC in ERA, third in opponents’ batting average, tied for fourth in complete games, tied for sixth in wins and seventh in appearances; was the only predominant relief pitcher to total 10 wins ... led the team in ERA, wins, appearances, games finished on the mound (17), saves, strikeout-to-walk ratio (3.82) and opponents’ batting average; became the first Tiger in history to lead the team outright in wins and saves ... had a 9-1 record, an 0.75 ERA, a .184 opponents’ batting average and 48 strikeouts against 12 walks in 59.2 innings pitched over his 26 relief appearances ... had two pickoffs ... had a 5-1 record, a 1.10 ERA, .163 opponents’ batting average and 38 strikeouts against nine walks in 41.0 innings pitched over 11 appearances (two starts) at home ... had a 1.15 ERA after the third inning ... had a 5-1 record, three saves, a 1.04 ERA, .205 opponents’ batting average and 28 strikeouts against 12 walks in 43.1 innings pitched over 15 appearances (one start) in ACC regular-season games ... held opponents to a .163 batting average with two outs ... allowed only seven of 30 inherited baserunners to score ... named ACC Co-Pitcher-of-the-Week on April 4; had a 2-0 record and pitched 8.0 scoreless innings of four-hit ball in two relief appearances ... named one of five national players-of-the-week by Collegiate Baseball and ACC Pitcher-of-the-Week on May 9; had a 2-0 record and pitched 16.0 innings, allowing eight hits, one run and four walks with 13 strikeouts against No. 4 Florida State and No. 9 NC State ... pitched 3.2 innings in relief, allowing one hit, no runs and one walk with six strikeouts against Maine on Feb. 20 ... pitched 1.1 innings in relief, allowing one hit and no runs with four strikeouts against Wofford on March 1 ... pitched 3.2 innings in relief, allowing one hit, no runs and no walks with four strikeouts to record the save against No. 18 South Carolina at Greenville, S.C., on March 5 ... retired all six batters he faced in relief with two strikeouts against Winthrop on March 9 ... pitched 5.0 innings in relief, allowing five hits, two runs and one walk with four strikeouts to earn the win at Wake Forest on March 12 ... pitched 1.2 innings in relief, allowing one hit, no runs and no walks with one strikeout at The Citadel on March 16 ... pitched 2.0 innings in relief, allowing one hit, no runs and no walks with three strikeouts against No. 22 Boston College on March 18 ... pitched 1.2 innings in relief, allowing no runs and no walks with two strikeouts against No. 22 Boston College on March 20 ... pitched 1.1 innings in relief, allowing one hit, no runs and no walks at No. 4 Miami (Fla.) on March 25 ... pitched 1.2 scoreless innings in relief with one strikeout at No. 4 Miami (Fla.) on March 26 ... pitched 3.2 innings in relief, allowing three hits, no runs and one walk with three strikeouts to earn the win at Furman on March 29 ... pitched 4.1 innings in relief, allowing one hit, no runs and no walks with two strikeouts to earn the win against Pittsburgh on April 3 ... pitched 1.2 innings in relief, allowing one hit, no runs and no walks with two strikeouts to earn the win at Georgia on April 5 ... pitched a perfect ninth inning with a strikeout to record the save at Duke on April 9 ... pitched 2.0 perfect innings in relief with one strikeout to earn the win against Western Carolina on April 12 ... pitched 3.0 innings in relief, allowing one hit, no runs and one walk to earn the win against Georgia Tech on April 22 ... pitched 7.0 innings in relief, allowing three hits, no runs and one walk with eight strikeouts to earn the win against No. 4 Florida State on May 2 ... pitched 9.0 innings in a starting role, allowing five hits, one run and three walks with five strikeouts to earn the win against No. 9 NC State on May 8; was his first career start and complete game ... pitched a hitless and scoreless 11th inning to record the save at Notre Dame on May 19 ... retired the only batter he faced to record the save at Notre Dame on May 21 ... pitched 2.0 innings in relief, allowing two hits and no walks with one strikeout to earn the win against No. 8 Virginia in the ACC Tournament on May 26 ... retired the only batter he faced to record the save against No. 3 Louisville in the ACC Tournament on May 27 ... pitched 2.1 innings in relief, allowing one hit, no runs and no walks to earn the win against Wake Forest in the ACC Tournament on May 28; earned All-ACC Tournament honors by going 2-0 with one save while allowing four hits, one run and no walks with two strikeouts in 5.2 innings pitched over four relief appearances; became the first Tiger since 1992 with two wins in an ACC Tournament.

2015: ACC Academic Honor Roll member ... had a 2-4 record, three saves and a 4.03 ERA in 27 relief appearances ... in 38.0 innings pitched, he allowed 32 hits (.229 opponents’ batting average), no homers and 11 walks with 38 strikeouts ... led the team in appearances ... had the most appearances by a Tiger lefthander since 2009 (Ryan Hinson) and the most relief appearances by a Tiger lefthander since 2006 (Daniel Moskos) ... did not throw a wild pitch ... only allowed four of his 23 inherited baserunners to score ... had a 1-1 record, two saves, a 2.38 ERA, .205 opponents’ batting average and 10 strikeouts against four walks in 11.1 innings pitched over 10 relief appearances in ACC regular-season games ... pitched 3.1 innings in relief, allowing two hits, no earned runs and one walk with three strikeouts in the second game of a doubleheader against Notre Dame on March 14 ... pitched 4.2 innings in relief, allowing three hits, no earned runs and two walks with four strikeouts at Coastal Carolina on March 20 ... pitched 2.0 innings in relief, allowing two hits, no runs and no walks with one strikeout at Western Carolina on March 24 ... pitched 2.0 innings in relief, allowing two hits, no runs and no walks with one strikeout against Presbyterian College on April 1 ... pitched 0.1 innings in relief, allowing no hits and no runs with one strikeout to earn his first win as a Tiger against North Carolina on April 4 ... pitched 1.1 innings in relief, allowing one hit, no runs and no walks with one strikeout to record his first save as a Tiger at Boston College on April 12 ... pitched a hitless and scoreless ninth inning with one strikeout to record the save against Gardner-Webb on April 15 ... pitched 1.1 perfect innings in relief with two strikeouts to earn the win at Furman on May 12 ... pitched 2.0 innings in relief, allowing no hits, no runs and no walks with three strikeouts to record the save at No. 8 Florida State on May 14.

Before Clemson: Played one season (2014) at Temple, where he was 1-0 with a team-best 0.66 ERA, two saves and a .181 opponents’ batting average along with 12 strikeouts against seven walks in 27.1 innings pitched over 16 relief appearances ... Big 5 Co-Rookie-of-the-Year ... coached by Ryan Wheeler at Temple, who discontinued baseball after the 2014 season, allowing Krall to be eligible to play at Clemson in 2015 ... all-league as a junior and senior at Downingtown West High School ... all-county as a junior ... lettered three times in baseball at Downingtown West High School, where he was coached by Dave Oleszek.

Personal: Pronounced KRAHL ... majoring in management ... born Patrick Thomas Krall on Aug. 27, 1994 in Downingtown, Pa.


*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%
2015....  .000   0-0      0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0      2   7   1  .900
2016....  .000   0-0      0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0      1  14   2  .882
TOTAL...  .000   0-0      0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0      3  21   3  .889
All*....  .000   0-0      0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0      3  21   3  .889

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
2014*...  0.66   1-0    16   0   0   0/0     2   27.1   17    3    2    7   12   2   0   0   110   .181   0   3   0   2  3
2015....  4.03   2-4    27   0   0   0/0     3   38.0   32   22   17   11   38  11   2   0   160   .229   0   1   0   2  6
2016....  1.67  10-2    29   3   1   0/2     5   80.2   58   18   15   17   65   8   1   3   320   .203   3   4   0   1 12
TOTAL...  2.43  12-6    56   3   1   0/2     8  118.2   90   40   32   28  103  19   3   3   480   .211   3   5   0   3 18
All*....  2.10  13-6    72   3   1   0/2    10  146.0  107   43   34   35  115  21   3   3   590   .206   3   8   0   5 21

* Statistics from prior team/school

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