Complete Updated Career Stats
General - One of the team's top pitchers out of the bullpen that may be used in a closer role after a promising freshman campaign A very competitive pitcher that likes pressure situations Attacks hitters and doesn't back down Has good movement on a fastball that tends to sink and run in on right-handed hitters Also has nice breaking stuff.
Cardinal Career - Has posted a 3-0 record and a 3.86 ERA with 53 strikeouts in 60.2 innings pitched Has also added four saves and been part of two combined shutouts Has 41 appearances with one start.
2004 Season Notes (Sophomore) - Second on the team with a 3.28 ERA In 24.2 innings pitched, has a 1-0 record and one save with 19 strikeouts Started the season with 5.2 scoreless innings while picking up both his only win (vs. Kansas, 2/15) and only save (vs. Texas, 2/22) of the season Had a streak of 10.2 innings pitched over eight games with no runs allowed (3/7-5/11).
2004 Individual Game Highlights/Notes (Sophomore)
5/29: Arizona State - ND, 2.0 IP, 2 BB, 1 SO
5/23: USC - ND, 2.2 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO
5/16: at Arizona - ND, 3.0 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO ... career high in strikeouts
5/11: Santa Clara - ND, 2.0 IP, 1 BB, 3 SO
5/9: at Washington - ND, 1.0 IP, 1 BB
5/4: San Jose State - ND, 1.0 IP, 1 SO
4/30: Washington State - ND, 2.0 IP, 1 H, 2 BB, 1 SO
4/27: at Santa Clara - ND, 1.2 IP, 2 H, 3 SO
4/13: Santa Clara - ND, 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 BB
3/24: at Santa Clara - ND, 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 BB
3/7: at USC - ND, 1.0 IP
2/27: at California - ND, 0.2 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB ... only HR allowed all season
2/22: Texas - W, 3.0 IP ... picked up win in relief
2/15: Kansas - SV, 0.2 IP, 1 SO
2/8: at Fresno State - ND, 2.0 IP, 1 H, 1 SO
2003 Season Notes (Freshman) - Second on the team in appearances (26, #7T Pac-10) and tied for second in saves (3, #9T Pac-10) Finished with a 2-0 record and a 4.25 ERA with 34 strikeouts in 36.0 innings pitched as opponents picked up just 33 hits for a .246 opponents batting average Pitched well towards the end of the season as his role in the bullpen continued to grow, not being charged with an earned run in his last five and 10 of his last 11 appearances Took part in a pair of Stanford shutouts Did not allow an earned run in three postseason appearances and 1.1 innings Was 2-0 with a pair of saves and a 4.63 ERA in nine Pac-10 outings Had California's number all season, going 1-0 with a save and not allowing an earned run while striking out seven in three appearances and 6.0 innings versus the Golden Bears Entered in relief of starter Ryan McCally and recorded the second out of the 10th inning in the first game of the CWS Championship Series versus Rice (6/21) before making a throwing error that allowed the game-winning run to score Made his postseason and CWS debut by pitching 1.0 scoreless innings versus South Carolina (6/13) in the CWS opener as he combined with starter John Hudgins on Stanford's first ever shutout at the CWS Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings with a strikeout (5/25) and 1.0 scoreless innings (5/24) versus Cal Poly on the final two days of the regular season Tossed 1.0 scoreless innings versus Saint Mary's (5/13) Recorded an out without giving up a run at California (5/11), two days after throwing a career-high 3.2 scoreless innings, scattering two hits and striking out three to earn a win at California (5/9) Pitched 1.2 scoreless innings with a pair of strikeouts as one of six pitchers that combined for a 3-0 shutout at San Jose State (5/6) Was effective with 2.1 scoreless innings versus Santa Clara (4/29) Made the first start of his collegiate career at Sacramento State (4/22), pitching 3.0 scoreless innings and allowing just two hits with a career-high-tying four strikeouts Pitched 1.1 scoreless innings and scattered three hits with two strikeouts at Washington State (4/7) Recorded his first career victory with 2.0 scoreless innings and two strikeouts versus Washington (3/30) as the Cardinal came back to win 12-11 on a two-run walkoff homer by Carlos Quentin in the bottom of the ninth inning Picked up back-to-back Pac-10 saves at Arizona State (3/23 - 1.0 IP, 1 H, 2 BB, 1 SO) and Washington (3/29 - 1.0 IP, 1 H, 2 SO), working out of a one-out bases loaded jam in the bottom of the 10th inning versus the Sun Devils Recorded his first collegiate save versus California (3/8), striking out a career-high-tying four in 2.0 perfect innings Had an impressive relief appearance versus Nevada (2/17), scattering four hits and a run with three strikeouts in 2.2 innings Struck out the only batter he faced versus Fresno State (2/15) to get the Cardinal out of a bases loaded seventh inning jam.
High School - A 2002 graduate of Belton High School Selected as the 2002 All-Kansas City Metro Player of the Year after posting a 10-0 record Listed among the Top 100 High School Prospects in 2000 by Baseball America as a sophomore Named to the 2001 and 2002 All-State, All-Kansas City Metro and All-District teams Three-time selection to the All-Suburban Big 8 Conference club (2000, '01, '02) Boasted an 18-1 record with 190 strikeouts and a combined ERA under 0.40 in his final two years Tossed a no-hitter with 17 strikeouts and one walk against No. 17 ranked Blue Springs High School in 2002 Led his team to two Suburban Big 8 Conference championships in 2000 and 2001 Class salutatorian Coached by Mike Simmons.
Amateur Summer Baseball - Spent the summer of 2003 with the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod League, recording an 0-0 record with a 5.00 ERA while striking out 14 in 18.0 innings over 11 relief appearances Played with Dave Bingham's Kansas City Sluggers (2000-02).
Personal - Considering a major in Chemistry Son of Robert and Valerie Quick Father was a collegiate football kicker at Missouri Western Nickname is "Kody" Enjoys playing ping-pong and XBox games Participated twice in the National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. in the fifth and sixth grades Favorite sports team is the Kansas City Royals and favorite athlete is pitcher Roger Clemens A member of Cardinal Life, a Christian student-athlete organization Believes that "success is what happens when preparation meets opportunity" The advice he would give to youngsters is to "never give up and that obstacles are opportunities" Spent time on field maintenance while playing with the Falmouth Commodores last summer Says that he can't give away his game day superstitions rituals because they wouldn't work anymore Earliest baseball memory is hitting off a tee with his father in the backyard.
Career Game Highs
IP - 3.2, at California (5/9/03)
SO - 5, at Arizona (5/16/04)
2004 Season Highs
IP - 3.0, twice, last at Arizona (5/16/04)
SO - 5, at Arizona (5/16/04)
Last Updated: 9/30/04