College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2013 college baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.
We continue our countdown today with number 70 in Oregon sophomore RHP Jake Reed. The 6’2 190 pounder out of La Mesa, California attended Helix High School where he was a three sport athlete. As a senior, he had a 9-1 record with a 0.63 ERA and 90 strikeouts in 67 innings pitched. In the 2011 MLB Draft, he was selected by the Chicago White Sox in the 40th round. He failed to come to terms with the White Sox deciding to head to Oregon.
Reed’s freshman season saw him step right into the weekend rotation making 17 starts while going 8-4 with a 2.92 ERA. In 114 innings pitched, he struck out 67 batters while walking 42 batters. He picked up several awards including being named Pac-12 Honorable Mention and a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American.
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