Professional Baseball Career - Signed a Major League baseball contract with the Cleveland Indians' organization in September of 2002 after being selected in the first round of the 2002 MLB First-Year Player Draft with the 22nd selection overall ... Did not pitch in the summer of 2002 but did participate in the 2002 Arizona Fall League, going 0-1 with a 3.86 ERA in four starts and striking out 12 batters in 9.1 innings for the Phoenix Desert Dogs ... Had previously been drafted twice by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the third round of the 2001 MLB First-Year Player Draft and the New York Mets in the 15th round of the 1997 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
As a Junior in 2002 - Earned First Team All-American (ABCA, Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball) and Second Team All-American (NCBWA) honors, while being named a Golden Spikes Award Finalist ... Also earned Pac-10 Pitcher of the Year, First Team All-Pac-10, Pac-10 Second Team All-Academic, Academic All-District VIII and team MVP honors after leading the conference in victories with a 13-2 record (#4T NCAA), strikeouts (136), games started (20) and innings pitched (157.2) ... Broke the school's single-season innings pitched record, while tying for sixth in single-season strikeouts and tying for seventh in single-season victories ... Also second in the Pac-10 with a 2.51 ERA ... Had all six of his complete games over his final nine starts ... Pitched at least 6.0 innings in all 20 of his starts ... Had a 3-1 record and a 2.48 ERA with two complete games in four postseason starts and was named the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Regional ... Posted a 4-1 record and a 1.88 ERA with 62 strikeouts in 67.0 innings over eight Pac-10 starts, allowing just 52 hits and 14 earned runs ... Had won seven consecutive starts before taking the loss in Stanford's final game of the season, a 6-5 loss to eventual national champion Texas in a CWS bracket final (6/20), allowing seven hits and six runs (four earned) over the first 6.1 innings ... Pitched his second complete game of the postseason by scattering 10 hits and three runs to earn the victory in a 4-3 win over Notre Dame in the CWS opener (6/15) ... Allowed only four hits and two runs over the first 8.0 innings in a 4-2 Stanford win over USC (6/7) in the NCAA Super Regional opener ... Tossed a career-high 13.0 innings in a complete game performance and a 3-2 victory over Cal State Fullerton in the opening game of the NCAA Regional (5/31), scattering nine and giving up only one earned run ... Had a consecutive scoreless streak of 25 innings snapped when he finally gave up a run in the seventh inning versus Cal State Fullerton (5/31) ... Tossed 7.0 shutout frames in his final regular season start to earn a victory versus Washington State (5/24), scattering seven hits and striking out six ... Recorded his first shutout of the season with the most dominating performance of his career, striking out a career-high 13 and scattering six hits without a walk in an 11-0 win at UCLA (5/17) ... Picked up a victory with a complete game versus Arizona State (5/10), scattering eight hits and three runs with eight strikeouts ... Earned a complete game victory versus California (5/3), scattering six hits without a walk and four runs (three earned) with 10 strikeouts ... Suffered his first loss of the season at Oregon State (4/26) and had an 11-game win streak snapped despite throwing his first complete game of the campaign ... Received no decision with 6.0 scoreless innings at Washington (4/19), allowing just two hits and striking out seven before being removed with a 1-0 lead before Washington came back for a 3-1 win ... Tossed 9.0 innings in a no-decision effort versus USC (4/12), scattering six hits and four runs (three earned) with eight strikeouts in a game Stanford won 6-5 in 10 innings ... Tossed 10.0 innings but received a no-decision at Arizona (4/5), allowing just two runs and nine hits in a game that Stanford eventually won 5-4 in 18 innings ... Allowed seven hits and six runs (three earned) and earned a no-decision versus Texas (3/28) in a game the Cardinal won 7-6 in 10 innings ... Scattered eight hits and six runs (three earned) in 6.0 innings to earn a victory at USC (3/23 - Game 1) ... Needed a Stanford comeback to earn a win at California (3/8) as the Cardinal scored 15 runs in the seventh and eighth innings for a 15-4 win in a game California led 4-0 after six innings ... Allowed just five hits and two runs (one earned) with eight strikeouts in 8.0 innings of an 8-6 win over Cal Poly (3/1) ... Started the season with victories over Cal State Fullerton (2/1 - 6.0 IP, 9 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 9 SO), Florida State (2/8 - 6.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 8 SO) and Fresno State (2/15 - 7.0 IP, 9 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO) in his first three starts ... 2002 First Team Preseason All-American (Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball, NCBWA).
As a Sophomore in 2001 - Named a Second Team (Sporting News) and Third Team (Baseball America, NCBWA) All-American, as well as honorable mention All-Pac-10 after a brilliant season as he led the team in wins (#2-T Pac-10, #12-T NCAA) with a 13-4 record, while posting a 2.82 ERA (#4 Pac-10) ... Also ranked tied for seventh all-time on Stanford's single-season win list with 13 ... Led the club in innings pitched (134.0, #2 Pac-10), strikeouts (128, #2-T Pac-10) and games started (20, #1 Pac-10), ranking tenth on Stanford's single-season strikeout list ... Had a brilliant 3-0 postseason record with a 3.28 ERA ... Won his final five decisions (six starts), as well as seven straight decisions early in the year during an incredible stretch from February 9 - March 30 (7-0, 1.38 ERA, 52.0 IP, 49 SO) ... Saved his best postseason effort for his second and final CWS start, limiting Cal State Fullerton (6/13) to four hits and one run over 7.0 innings in a 4-1 Stanford victory that sent the Cardinal to the CWS title game ... Had only one no-decision (versus Tulane, 6/8) in his last 18 starts after beginning the year with a pair of no-decisions ... Tossed his third complete game of the season to earn a victory over South Carolina (6/1) in the NCAA Super Regional opener, scattering six hits and one run while striking out six over 9.0 innings ... Amazingly, the only member of Stanford's regular three-member starting rotation to pick up a win in an NCAA postseason game with five victories credited to relievers and one to regular season reliever Tim Cunningham in a postseason start ... Scattered nine hits and three runs over 7.1 innings in Stanford's 4-3 win over Marist (5/25) in the first game of the NCAA Regional ... Posted a 5-3 record and a 3.61 ERA in eight conference starts, while tying for the team lead with 57.1 innings pitched in Pac-10 play ... Broke a three-game losing streak by picking up the win in a 6-5 victory over Arizona (5/11), striking out eight and walking none in 7.0 innings ... Struck out a season-high-tying 11 batters versus Oregon State (4/12) and at California (4/27), giving up only five hits and a run in 8.0 innings versus Oregon State ... Pitched a pair of complete games versus USC ... Outdueled 2001 National Player of the Year and first round draft pick (second pick overall) Mark Prior to hand him his only loss of the year in a 2-0 win over USC (3/9) ... Picked up the loss at USC (4/20) in a 2-1 Trojan victory in a pitching rematch with Prior despite tossing a complete game ... Named Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week (3/6, 3/13) twice in a row ... Limited California (3/2) to just four hits and an unearned run, while striking out 10 in 8.0 innings ... Earned NCBWA National Pitcher of the Week honors (2/13) after holding Florida State (2/9) scoreless on one hit over the first 7.0 innings of a 6-2 Cardinal win that gave him his first victory at Stanford and Cardinal head coach Mark Marquess his 1000th win on The Farm.
At BYU in 1998 - Made 15 appearances and eight starts as a freshman ... Posted a 5-3 record with one complete game, a 6.10 ERA and 48 strikeouts in 59.0 innings ... Recorded conference wins against Air Force (1/31) and in-state rival Utah (4/3).
High School - A 1997 graduate of Ashland High School ... Named team MVP for football, basketball and baseball in his senior year ... Played quarterback and kicked for the football team, was a point guard and shooting guard in basketball, while pitching and playing third base in baseball ... Earned his team's Offensive Player of the Year honors in football as a senior ... Class valedictorian.
Personal - Son of Steven and Clarice Guthrie ... Married the former Jenny Williams on June 20, 2001, four days after the completion of the 2001 collegiate season ... Brother, Chad, was a quarterback at Southern Oregon (1994-97) ... Hobbies include playing chess, dancing, and traveling ... Favorite professional athlete is Michael Jordan ... Did not pitch or even touch a baseball for two seasons (1999-2000) while on a Mormon mission in Spain ... Transferred to Stanford prior to the 2001 season after the mission and playing one year at BYU in 1998 ... His earliest baseball memory was hitting home runs in tee-ball into a neighbor's pool.
Guthrie's Final Career Stats