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#16 Jordan Pries
Position: Right Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Alameda, CA/Alameda HS
High School: Alameda HS

Feature Stories: April 6, 2011 on Pac-10.org |

Highs: Complete Games-3 (WSU, 3/1/09-8 IP; Pepperdine, 3/20/10-9 IP, at UCLA, 4/1/10-9 IP)... 6 walks (at Vandy, 2/27/11)... 10 strikeouts (v. Arizona State, 4/18/09)

MLB: Drafted in the 30th round by the Mariners in the 2011 draft.

Summer Ball: Pitched for Yarmouth-Dennis in the Cape Cod League in 2010, making two starts over 14.2 innings with nine strikeouts and seven walks before being shut down for the summer ... went 2-0, winning his last start with a no-hitter

Stanford Career: Went 14-14 with a 3.99 ERA as a three-year weekend starter with 271.0 career innings with 191 strikeouts and 104 walks... gave up 255 hits over 271.0 innings with a .257 opponent batting average for the Fullerton Regional MVP as a junior... had three complete games in his career over 45 appearances and 42 starts... had a 4-4 record in freshman and sophomore year and 6-6 mark as a junior.

As a junior in 2011: Went 6-6 with a 3.41 ERA over 17 games and 16 starts over 97.2 innings with 76 strikeouts and 32 walks... gave up 97 hits over a .269 opponent batting average... named the Fullerton Regional MVP after 7.2 shutout innings against top-seeded and No. 8 CS Fullerton, pitching four perfect innings to start and retiring another 10 in a row in 1-0 win to keep Stanford in the championship bracket... began the year by getting two wins over second week of the season, not allowing a run in 10 of 11 innings and producing a .118 opponent batting average against Cal and at Vanderbilt... reached the sixth inning in 10 of 14 weekend starts... prior to 3.1 innings at North Carolina in a loss at the Super Regional (6/11), allowed just one earned run over his last three starts and 22.0 innings... that included two unearned runs over 7.1 innings at Cal (5/28) and one run over 7.0 innings against Arizona (5/2), striking out six and giving up seven hits in a game one in the later innings, 2-1... went 5.0 relief innings against UC Davis (5/21), giving up two runs in a no-decision... evened the series with Long Beach State (5/26) following one unearned run and five hits over 7.0 innings against the Dirtbags... went through a stretch through his May 1 start at Arizona State where he went 1-4 with a 5.64 ERA over his first five Pac-10 starts. Rebounded the next week against Washington (5/8) with two runs over 7.0 innings in a no-decision.

As a Sophomore in 2010: Weekend starter went 4-4 with a 4.07 ERA over 15 starts and a team-best 97.1 innings ... struck out 65 and walked 42 with a .266 opponent batting average ... after his ERA dipped to 3.44 following no-decision at Long Beach State (5/8), gave up 16 earned runs over 24.0 innings and his last four starts of the season (6.00 ERA) ... in Long Beach, in a game won in extra innings, Pries struck out a season-best nine giving up two runs on nine hits after the Stanford bullpen lost the lead in the ninth only to win in the 10th at Long Beach State (5/8) ... hit a stretch in mid to late April where he went just 3.2 innings against No. 15 Cal (4/23) and 4.1 innings at Washington (5/1) at Safeco Field, the first time under five innings in 12 starts ... overall reached the fifth in 12 starts and the seventh or better in nine starts ... had another no-decision in game won in the 10th at Oregon State (4/17) after 7.1 innings of three runs (all in the fifth) on six hits ... produced a 1.97 ERA over four starts from March 20 to April 10 ... was in line for his third win in four weeks with 7.0 innings against Oregon (4/10), allowing a single run on five hits, but the bullpen blew a 6-1 lead (4/9) in series opener ... threw second complete game in three weeks at No. 2 UCLA snapping the Bruins 22-game win streak to the start season (4/1), earning Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week honors. Pitched an eight-hitter, twice retiring seven in a row. Went the first 7.2 innings, giving up just one unearned run on four hits before tiring to even the series. ... first career shutout was a two-hitter against Pepperdine (3/20) in the series clincher on Saturday. Pitched to the minimum over 16 batters into the sixth, including 12 in a row, striking out six for first win since the season opener ... in season opener, after giving up a leadoff homer and five hits to the first eight batters against No. 5 Rice in season opener in 2010, settled down to pitch into the eighth in eventual sweep of Owls ... was in 1-0 pitcher's duel until grand slam at Texas in the fifth, taking loss with six runs over 5.1 innings

As a Freshman in 2009: Emerged as Stanford's Friday starter over the latter half of a solid freshman campaign ... led the Cardinal with 76.0 innings, while going 4-4 with a 4.62 ERA (39er) and one complete game in 13 games (11 starts) ... was among the nation's stingiest regular season pitchers to hit, ranking 35th among NCAA Division I hurlers by yielding an average of 7.22 hits per 9.0 innings ... tied for the sixth-fewest hits allowed in the Pac-10 during the regular season, while holding opposing batters to a .228 average (61-for-267) ... ranked eighth in the Pac-10 by yielding a .236 mark (46-for-195) in conference-only games ... was exceptional in his five Pac-10 road starts, going 2-1 with a 3.00 ERA (12er, 36.0ip) and a .164 average against (20-for-122) ... was the winning pitcher in his collegiate debut, tossing 3.0-innings of two-hit, shutout ball in Stanford's Opening Night victory over Vanderbilt ... named Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week for March 2-8 after a stellar effort in his first career start, a 7-1 victory March 7 over second-ranked Texas ... stymied the Longhorns over 7.1- excellent innings at Klein Field at Sunken Diamond, carrying a shutout into the eighth and departing after allowing just three hits (a double and two singles) ... walked two and struck out four, while handing Texas its first loss of the season ... took a no-hitter into the sixth inning of his first Pac-10 start, March 22 at California ... improved to 3-0 after holding Oregon to one run in 7.2 innings of a 3-1 victory April 4 in Eugene ... became the first Stanford freshman to open 3-0 with at least one win as part of the regular weekend rotation since MLB first round pick Greg Reynolds in 2004 ... was brilliant in an April 18 no-decision at Arizona State ... limited the Sun Devils to just two singles over 7.0-shutout innings, while establishing a career high with 10 strikeouts (5bb).

High School: Graduated in 2008 from Alameda (Calif.) High School ... helped his club to four consecutive North Coast Section playoff appearances as a four-year letterwinner, including an NCS championship in 2006 ... was the 2008 Alameda Contra Costa Athletic League MVP, while also earning first-team All-Metro status and second-team all-state accolades ... earned first-team All-ACCAL honors as a pitcher in 2006 and as a utility player in 2007 ... was tabbed by Cal-Hi Sports as California's 2006 sophomore player of the year ... opened his prep career by earning second-team all-league honors as a freshman ... established the school's single-season record with a .560 batting average as a senior in 2008 ... also ranked second on Alameda's single-season lists with 95 strikeouts and a 1.05 ERA as a junior in 2007 ... coached by Ken Arnerich.

Personal Information: Son of Tom and Debbie Pries ... has one sister, Brittnie ... his great uncle, Don "Ducky" Pries, is credited with starting the Major League Scouting Bureau following a professional career in the Boston Red Sox organization ... grandfather, Bud Daley, was a left-handed pitcher who enjoyed a 10-year Major League career with the Cleveland Indians, Kansas City Athletics and New York Yankees from 1955-64 ... Daley was a two-time American League All-Star (1959 and 1960), and won a pair of World Series titles with the Yankees (1961 and 1962) ... Science, technology and society major.

Year
era
w-l
app
gs
cg
sho
sv
ip
h
r
er
bb
so
2b
3b
hr
bf
bavg
wp
hbp
bk
sfa
sha
2009
4.62
4-4
13
11
1
0/0
0
76.0
61
40
39
30
50
11
2
6
319
.228
8
10
0
4
8
20104.07
4-4
15
15
2
1/0
0
97.1
97
55
44
42
65
17
2
13
426
.266
2
11
1
2
7
2011
3.41
6-6
17
16
0
0/1
0
97.2
97
41
37
32
76
16
1
4
422
.269
11
10
2
1
8
TOTAL3.99
14-14
45
42
3
1/1
0
271.0
255
136
120
104
191
44
5
23
1167
.257
21
31
3
7
33
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