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24  Spencer Drake
Spencer Drake

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Louisville, Ky.

High School:
Eastern

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 190

Position:
RHP

Experience:
HS

B/T:
R/R


04/17/2012

Mahar Dazzles in First Career Start, No. 2 UK Improves to 33-5

Sam Mahar Tosses Six Shutout Innings in First Collegiate Start

04/05/2012

No. 1 Baseball Belts Six Homers to Win 20th Straight Home Game

Wildcats Win Record 20th Consecutive Home Game; UK Belts Six Homers

03/13/2012

Reed's Do-Everything Game Highlights No. 16 Baseball's Win

Freshman A.J. Reed Tosses Six One-Run Innings, adds Homer, Three Hits and Three RBI

Outlook
Strong right-hander had a productive fall on the mound for UK ... Showed a good feel for pitching during the fall ... Will have the ability to have an immediate impact on the UK pitching staff ... One of three Eastern High School alumni on UK's roster, including Tyler Dunaway and Zach Strecker ... Tossed 16.2 innings during the fall, with a 1.62 ERA, striking out 18.

High School
Played at Louisville Eastern High School earning three letters under John Morris...Listed as a top-five player in the state by Perfect Game ... Jefferson County's top sophomore in 2009 ... Selected as a final 100 member for Team USA, as well as being awarded second-team All State during his junior campaign ... Led Eastern in ERA with a 1.24 also posting the most complete games (five) and most shutouts (two)... First-team All State senior year...Named to the seventh region all-star team junior and senior seasons ... Started the most games for the Eagles with 10 ... Was Eastern's leader for the second consecutive year in ERA with a 1.22 as well as fanning 97 batters in 53.1 innings on the bump.

Personal
Son of Rick and Kim Drake ... One older brother Blake (22) is currently a member of the Chicago White Sox organization, father Rick played college baseball at Indiana State ... Born Dec. 7, 1992 ... Blake appeared in 17 games in relief for the Rookie Pioneer League Great Falls Voyagers, posting a 3-2 record and a 4.39 ERA.

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