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  Mitch Watrous
Mitch Watrous

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Riverton, Utah

High School:
Riverton HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205

Position:
RHP

Experience:
2L

B/T:
R/R

05/29/2013

Watrous Named Honorable Mention All-Pac-12

Watrous went 4-4 this season with a 2.81 ERA and 64 strikeouts.

05/24/2013

Utah Baseball Falls 6-2 to Oregon to Open Three-Game Series

Connor Eppard breaks up no-hitter in the eighth inning.

05/21/2013

Utah Baseball Closes Out Year With Top-10 Oregon

Series begins on Friday, May 24, at 6:00 p.m. MT.

05/18/2013

Watrous Throws Two-Hitter in Utah Baseball's 1-0 Win Over Kansas

Trey Nielsen drove in game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth.

05/15/2013

Utah Baseball Begins Final Stretch With Kansas

Series begins Saturday, May 18, at 12:00 p.m. MT.

Career: Nine wins and three saves with a 3.40 ERA ... 172 career strikeouts ... three career shutouts.

2014: Honorable mention All-Pac-12 ... 3-7 record with a 3.91 ERA as Utah's Friday night starter ... ended the regular season eighth in the Pac-12 in strikeouts (76) and second in batters struck out looking (32) ... ranked 10th in the Pac-12 through the regular season in innings pitched (96 2/3) ... held opponents to a team-leading .250 batting average ... wins came against UT Arlington, UCLA and Nevada ... threw Utah's only shutout of the season, allowing two hits and three walks against Nevada (4/25) ... eight strikeouts against Michigan State in five innings (2/21) ... six strikeouts over six innings, allowing three runs (two earned) on three hits vs. Loyola Marymount (3/1) ... earned first win of the season against UT Arlington (3/7) ... allowed one run on four hits with a season-high nine strikeouts against 12th-ranked Oregon in a pitcher's duel, with the only run of the game coming on a wild pitch (3/21) ... five strikeouts, allowing two runs (one earned) on seven hits in 6 2/3 innings against California (3/28) ... threw seven strong innings against Arizona, allowing three runs on five hits with seven strikeouts (4/4) ... struck out eight over eight innings vs. USC, allowing two runs in a no-decision that went extra innings (4/11) ... picked up the win over UCLA, allowing five runs on seven hits with four strikeouts (4/18) ... allowed one run on eight hits with three strikeouts over 8 1/3 innings in a no-decision against Washington State that went extra innings (5/9) ... two runs allowed on 10 hits with four strikeouts over six innings vs. Stanford (5/23).

2013: Honorable mention All-Pac-12 ... 4-4 record with a 2.81 ERA and 64 strikeouts ... tied for sixth in the Pac-12 in batters struck out looking (23) ... 93 innings pitched ... was a relief pitcher the first three weeks of the season, recording two saves, and was the Friday starter for the rest of the year ... started and earned the win in both of Utah's shutouts (USC 4/19, Kansas 5/18) ... earned a pair of saves against UC Davis (2/22 and 2/14), allowing just two hits in 1 2/3 innings in second game ... tied the school record with 12 strikeouts in first start of the season against Saint Mary's, allowing one run on four hits over eight innings ... picked up win over Washington State (4/5) ... held sixth-ranked and eventual CWS participant Oregon State to one run on four hits with two strikeouts in a 1-0 loss (4/12) ... earned victory in Utah's 10-0 win over USC, striking out five and allowing five hits over eight innings (4/19) ... strong vs. ASU over 7 2/3 innings, striking out nine and allowing two runs on eight hits - a fourth-inning home run ended a 17-inning scoreless streak (4/26) ... pitched a complete-game two-hitter in 1-0 victory over Kansas (5/18) and did not allow a hit until the fifth inning, striking out three (5/18).

2012: After solid performances in relief, moved into a starting role for the last seven weeks of the season ... 21 appearances with seven starts ... 2-5 with a 3.48 ERA ... one save ... 62 innings pitched ... second in the Pac-12 in fewest doubles allowed (7) ... tied for fourth in the Pac-12 in fewest earned runs allowed (24) ... tied for fifth in the conference in fewest walks allowed (17) ... sixth in the Pac-12 in fewest runs allowed (32) and seventh in fewest hits allowed (69) ... allowed one run with a strikeout over 3 1/3 innings against UNLV (2/25) ... threw 4 2/3 scoreless innings with four strikeouts against Santa Clara, striking out four (4/8) ... pitched the final two innings against USC, allowing just one hit and striking out two to earn a save (4/16) ... earned first win pitching the final two innings against Oregon, forcing a double play to end the game after allowing one hit with three strikeouts (3/25) ... two hitless and scoreless innings against BYU (4/3) ... earned his second win of the season after pitching 2 1/3 innings and surrendering one run on three hits with a strikeout in an upset over fourth-ranked Arizona (4/6) ... forced the Wildcats into leaving four runners stranded on base ... made his first career start against Washington State, pitching four innings, allowing three runs (two earned) with two strikeouts (4/15) ... recovered from a rough start against California to throw four innings of shutout ball (4/22) ... three runs allowed with three strikeouts over six innings in a no-decision against Oregon State (5/13) ... two runs with a season-high seven strikeouts over 5 1/3 innings in a no decision against CSU Bakersfield (5/27).

High School: First-team all-state as a senior at Riverton HS ... two-time all-region ... pitched and played shortstop ... hit .473 as a senior with 16 doubles and 24 RBI ... 6-4 pitching record ... leadership award as a junior.

Major: Sociology

Watrous, Mitch


Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2012....  .000   0-0      0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0      0  10   0 1.000
2013....  .000   0-0      0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0      4  14   2  .900
2014....  .000   0-0      0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0      2  22   3  .889
TOTAL...  .000   0-0      0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0      6  46   5  .912

Year ERA W-L App GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA 2012.... 3.48 2-5 21 7 0 0/1 1 62.0 69 32 24 17 32 7 2 4 276 .290 4 12 0 3 6 2013.... 2.81 4-4 17 12 1 1/1 2 93.0 92 34 29 31 64 7 2 4 394 .270 7 7 0 2 13 2014.... 3.91 3-7 15 15 1 0/1 0 96.2 89 47 42 26 76 14 4 5 410 .250 7 11 1 5 12 TOTAL... 3.40 9-16 53 34 2 1/3 3 251.2 250 113 95 74 172 28 8 13 1080 .267 18 30 1 10 31


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