Players In Action Across Country From New York To Oregon, Montana To Gulf Coast
Hughes, Witt, Mockbee all chosen
Spartans will be playing in leagues around the country.
OSU 7, MSU 3
Jordan Zimmerman goes 2-for-5 with a home run to lead MSU.
Notre Dame vs. Michigan State, April 19, 2016
CAREER: Made 93 career appearances, most by an MSU pitcher since at least 2006 according to available records ... Had a 13-7 career record with a 3.24 career ERA ... Posted 172.1 IP in career with 178 strikeouts.
2017 (SENIOR): Led MSU with 29 appearances, leading the B1G regular-season stats ... Posted a 4-4 record with a 5.15 ERA, registering one save and one combined shutout ... Tied for second on the team with four wins ... Made only start of season vs. No. 8 Clemson on March 8 ... Earned only save of season on April 14 vs. Ohio State, part of a combined shutout 2-0 win ... Chalked up 56 strikeouts, highlighted by five appearances with five or more Ks, topped by season-high seven punchouts in season-opener on Feb. 18 at Abilene Christian ... Also fired six Ks at UNC Greensboro (Feb. 25), vs. Ohio State (April 15) and at No. 15 Michigan (May 19), as well as five strikeouts at No. 25 Nebraska (May 14).
2015 (SOPHOMORE): Posted a team-leading 1.78 ERA and led the team in wins with a 6-2 record ... His 25 appearances totaling 50.2 innings were tied for the second most on the team ... Recorded two saves ... Struck out 50 batters and walked just 17 ... Had six strikeouts in 3.2 innings at Coastal Carolina on March 8 ... Earned his first win of 2015 on March 11 vs. Clemson, pitching 3.0 innings with five strikeouts ... Picked up a win at Ohio State pitching 3.2 scoreless innings (3/20) ... Pitched 19 consecutive innings without giving up an earned run from March 20 to April 14 ... Earned a win at Oregon on April 3 by pitching 4.2 innings with no hits and a career-high nine strikeouts ... Got the final two outs to secure a doubleheader sweep at Indiana (4/26) to earn his first-career save ... Held Nebraska to one hit and one run in 3.2 innings in the Big Ten Tournament (5/21) to earn his sixth win of the year.
2014 (FRESHMAN): Gave up five earned runs in 22 innings of work and had a 2.05 ERA ... Made 14 appearances and started in two games ... Finished the season with a 1-0 record, with his win coming in two innings of work against Oakland (4/2) ... Held opposing hitters to a .205 batting average ... Gave up just five earned runs in 22 innings ... Made his collegiate debut vs. Eastern Illinois (2/28).
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner under Coach Chris Kaczmar at Walsh Jesuit High School . . . was a two-time all league selection . . . captain of the baseball team during his senior season . . . played summer league baseball for the Midwest Pelicans . . . during his junior year he posted a record of 3-0, with a 1.50 ERA and 22 strikeouts in only 23 innings.
PERSONAL: Plans to major in accounting . . . son of Jeff and JoAnne Mockbee . . . born January 7, 1995 . . . chose Michigan State over several other schools, including Miami (Ohio) and Cincinnati.