Outlook Highly projectable talent has the ability to be a dominant pitcher in his career ... Has monster projection in his 6-foot-7, 230-pound frame ... One of three UK pitchers standing at 6-7 or taller ... Showed mid-90s velocity at the end of the fall practice season ... Has good athleticism for a tall pitcher ... Throws a three-pitch mix ... Has the ability to complete for a mid-week starting post ... Was picked by the Phillies in the 33rd round of the 2012 MLB Draft.
High School The Wisconsin Gatorade High School Player of the Year ... Was ranked as the second-best 2012 MLB Draft eligible prospect in the state of Wisconsin and as the No. 267 prospect available ... Earned three letters under coach Eric Wedemeyer ... "Kyle is an extremely hard worker and a goal-oriented individual, Wedemeyer said. "He sets his mind to a goal and strives to be the best that he can be." ... Owned a 3.11 ERA in 18 innings as a senior, holding opponents to a .119 average, striking out 34 ... Played basketball and football all four years ... In baseball, was state runner-up twice ... In football, was state runner-up ... In basketball, led team to the final four ... Selected in the 33rd round of the 2012 draft by the Philadelphia Phillies.
Personal Full name is Kyle David Cody ... Born Aug. 9, 1994 in Chippewa Falls, Wis. ... Son of Gene and Jackie Cody...Has three siblings, Ryan (25), Chrissy (28) and Amy (30).