Lefthander who was used primarily to face lefthanded batters
... in 34.0 innings pitched over 64 relief appearances and four active seasons,
he had a 2-1 record and 5.03 ERA while allowing 44 hits and 17 walks with 26
2013: One of three winners of Clemson's Academic
Achievement Award, which goes to student-athletes who make significant and
consistent improvement in their academic coursework ... had an 0-0 record and a
1.69 ERA in 15 relief appearances ... in 5.1 innings pitched, he allowed seven
hits and five walks with two strikeouts ... did not allow a steal ... in 1.1
innings pitched over six relief appearances in ACC regular-season games, he did
not allow an earned run ... struck out both batters he faced in relief against
Winthrop on Feb. 27 ... pitched a perfect sixth inning against Georgia Southern
on May 12 ... retired both batters he faced in relief against #3 North Carolina
in the ACC Tournament on May 24.
2012: Had an 0-0 record and a 6.23 ERA in 19 relief
appearances ... in 8.2 innings pitched, he allowed 13 hits (.333 opponents'
batting average) and two walks with 11 strikeouts ... held opponents to
1-for-11 (.091) with two outs, 0-for-8 with runners on base and two outs, and
3-for-18 (.167) with seven strikeouts with runners in scoring position ...
allowed just one hit and no runs in 4.0 innings pitched after the seventh
inning ... allowed only one of his 18 inherited baserunners and none of his
last 16 inherited baserunners to score ... allowed only one hit and no runs in
3.0 innings pitched over seven relief appearances away from home ... in 3.2
innings pitched over seven relief appearances in night games, he allowed no
hits, no runs, and one walk with four strikeouts ... pitched a hitless and
scoreless ninth inning with one strikeout against Winthrop on Apr. 3 ...
pitched a perfect ninth inning with one strikeout against Coastal Carolina on
Apr. 24 ... struck out the only batter he faced with one out, a runner on third
base, and the score tied in the seventh inning against College of Charleston on
May 5 ... struck out the only batter he faced at Wake Forest on May 19 ...
struck out the only batter he faced against #17 Virginia in the ACC Tournament
on May 24 ... retired both batters he faced in the ninth inning against Georgia
Tech in the ACC Tournament on May 26 ... retired the only batter he faced at #2
South Carolina in the Columbia Regional on June 2.
2011: Drafted in the 26th round (#786 overall pick)
by the Kansas City Royals ... had a 2-1 record and 5.28 ERA in 24 relief
appearances ... in 15.1 innings pitched, he allowed 19 hits (.292 opponents'
batting average) and five walks with nine strikeouts ... did not throw a wild
pitch ... allowed an earned run in only five of his 24 appearances ... held
lefthanded batters to a .161 batting average ... allowed only four of 15
inherited baserunners to score ... pitched a perfect ninth inning with a
strikeout against Eastern Michigan on Feb. 18 ... pitched 2.0 innings in
relief, allowing no hits, no runs, and no walks with two strikeouts to earn his
first career win against #4 South Carolina on Mar. 6 ... pitched a scoreless
seventh inning against Furman on Apr. 26 ... struck out the only batter he
faced with two outs in the seventh inning, the score tied 3-3, and the
potential go-ahead run on third base to earn the win in the second game of a
doubleheader at Virginia Tech on May 14 ... retired both batters he faced in
relief with one strikeout at #4 Florida State on May 19.
2010: Had an 0-0 record and 5.79 ERA in six relief
appearances ... in 4.2 innings pitched, he allowed five hits and five walks
with four strikeouts ... allowed a run in only one of his six appearances and a
hit in just two of his six appearances ... held opponents to 0-for-4 with two
outs ... allowed just one hit in 10 at-bats and no runs with four strikeouts in
3.1 innings pitched over four relief appearances at home ... pitched a perfect
eighth inning with two strikeouts against #16 Alabama in the Clemson Super
Regional on June 13.
Clemson: All-state pitcher at James F.
Byrnes High School ... played in the North-South All-Star game ... #465 high
school prospect in the nation by Perfect Game ... #63 high school lefthander
prospect in the nation by Perfect Game ... #37 prospect in South Carolina by
Perfect Game ... #4 prospect in South Carolina by Impact Baseball ... #4
lefthander prospect in South Carolina by Diamond Prospect ... all-region
selection as a junior ... lettered five times in baseball at James F. Byrnes
High, where he was coached by Chris Carter.
Personal: Graduated on May 10, 2013 with a degree in
community recreation, sport, & camp management ... born Joseph Harvey
Moorefield on Oct. 25, 1989 in Spartanburg, SC.