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#9 Ben Wetzler
Position: Left Handed Pitcher
Bats: L
Throws: L
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Clackamas, Ore.
High School: Clackamas
Experience: 3 Letters
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Ben Wetzler Biography
Courtesy: Athletic Communications
Release: 10/01/2012

MLB First-Year Player Draft
Selected in the fifth round (151st overall) in 2013 by Philadelphia ... Taken in the 15th round in 2010 by Cleveland but did not sign.

2013 (Junior)
All-Pac-12 First Team ... Corvallis Regional All-Tournament Team ... Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention ... Appeared in 16 games, all starts, and went 10-1 with a 2.25 earned run average in 96 innings ... Struck out 83 and issued 32 walks ... Tallied 10 quality starts ... Pitched in 10 Pac-12 games and recorded a 7-0 record and 2.13 ERA in 63 1/3 innings ... Allowed 56 hits and 16 walks while striking out 55 ... Collected his 10th win after limiting Louisville to eight hits and three runs in 6 1/3 innings at the College World Series ...Earned his ninth win after allowing nine hits and three runs in 7 2/3 innings against Kansas State (6/10) ... Picked up his eighth winning by throwing a complete game against Texas A&M, allowing one run with 10 strikeouts (6/2) ... Did not figure in the decision after allowing nine hits and six runs in five innings of work in the finale against Washington State (5/26) ... Won his seventh consecutive game with six hits and two runs allowed in 6 1/3 innings against Oregon (5/19) ... Earned his sixth consecutive win with 6 1/3 innings against Stanford, striking out five with five hits and two runs allowed (5/12) ... Won his fifth consecutive game after striking out 10 and allowing 11 hits and two runs against California (5/5) ... Pitched a gem against USC, holding the Trojans to six hits and a run with five strikeuts in eight innings for the win (4/28) ... Threw his first career nine-inning complete game, shutting out Washington with six strikeouts to earn his third win (4/21) ... Earned his second win after holding Utah to three hits and a run in 6 1/3 innings (4/14) ... Picked up his first win of the season with seven innings against UCLA, allowing five hits and one run (4/7) ... Took the loss after allowing two hits and six runs in three innings against San Diego (3/30) ... Did not get the decision after going 4 1/3 innings against Arizona State, allowing five hits and three runs (3/24) ... Did not figure in the decision after allowing two hits and a run with four walks and two strikeouts in the finale against Arizona (3/17) ... Allowed three hits and two runs in three innings in a start against Texas State (3/10) ... Made the start against Bryant, allowing one hit and one walk with three strikeouts in 3 2/3 innings (3/3).

2012 Summer
Made three appearances, all starts, for Falmouth of the West Coast League ... Went 1-1 with a 2.35 earned run average, striking out 17 in 15 1/3 innings ... Allowed just four earned runs.

2012 (Sophomore)
Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention ... Went 8-2 with a 3.10 ERA in 16 games, all starts ... Struck out 75 in 101 2/3 innings ... Was 4-2 with a 3.25 earned run average in 10 Pac-12 starts, striking out 50 in 63 2/3 innings ... Got his eighth win after holding Louisiana-Monroe to eight hits and two runs in 8 2/3 innings (6/3) ... Picked up the win after allowing eight hits and three runs in 5 2/3 innings against Oregon (5/25) ... Did not figure in the decision after allowing five hits and a run in 4 2/3 at Washington State (5/18) ... Earned his sixth win after scattering nine hits and four runs with two strikeouts in five innings at Utah (5/11) ... Did not get the decision after allowing two runs and seven hits in seven innings against Stanford (5/4) ... Picked up the win after scattering seven hits and two runs with seven strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings at USC (4/27) ... Took the loss after allowing six hits and four runs in 6 2/3 innings against UCLA (4/20) ... Did not get the decision after allowing five hits and three unearned runs in 6 1/3 innings against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (4/13) ... Took the loss after giving up five hits and three runs over 5 1/3 innings at Arizona State (4/6) ... Did not get the win after holding Washington to three hits and a run in eight innings (3/31) ... Limited Arizona to one run and four hits over 6 2/3 innings but did not get the decision in the series opener against the Wildcats (3/23) ... Earned win No. 4 after holding California to six hits and two runs over a career-long eight innings (3/17) ... Picked up his first career complete game, going seven innings, allowing one hit with eight strikeouts against West Virginia (3/9) ... Did not get a decision after going 5 2/3 innings against St. Mary's, allowing six hits and four runs - three earned - with four strikeouts (3/1) ... Threw five innings, allowing eight hits and six runs against Pacific and improved to 2-0 (2/23) ... Picked up the win after scattering six hits and three runs in 5 1/3 innings as the Beavers' opening-day starter against UC Santa Barbara (2/17).

2011 Summer
Played for the Corvallis Knights of the West Coast League ... Pitched in 12 games, all in relief, going 0-0 with a 0.47 ERA ... Allowed just one earned run in 19 innings while striking out 16 ... Saved two games ... Named league's top prospect by MLB Scouts at WCL All-Star Game.

2011 (Freshman)
Pitched in 17 games, starting 12 ... Went 6-3 with a 4.66 ERA in 67 2/3 innings ... Saved one game ... Posted 50 strikeouts to 18 walks ... Opponents batted .275 against him ... Threw four innings in a start at Vanderbilt, and did not get the decision after allowing five hits and two runs with five strikeouts (6/11) .... Did not figure in the decision after allowing nine hits and four runs in a start at Washington (5/14) ... Won his sixth game of the season after holding Cal to four hits and a home run with seven strikeouts in seven innings (5/8) ... Took the loss after allowing five hits and three runs over 5 1/3 innings at UCLA (5/1) ... Picked up his first career save after allowing just two hits and an unearned run with five strikeouts in 3 2/3 innings at Portland (4/26) ... Won his fifth game of the season, scattering three hits and two runs in four innings in the series finale at Stanford (4/17) ... Picked up his fourth straight win after limiting Arizona to three runs and seven hits over six innings (4/3) ... Threw 1 2/3 innings of relief against UC Santa Barbara (3/27) ... Made his first career relief appearance, and picked up the win against Seattle after allowing three hits in 3 2/3 innings (3/23) ... Lasted three innings at Long Beach State, but did not get the decision after giving up three hits and two runs (3/19) ... Earned his second win of the season by holding VMI to four hits and two runs over six innings (3/12) ... Posted first win and first quality start after holding Hartford to two hits and one run in seven innings (3/5) ... Took the loss after allowing eight hits and six earned runs in three innings against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (2/26) ... Threw 4 1/3 innings in his OSU debut against Gonzaga (2/20), striking out eight, but did not get the decision.

Clackamas High School
Lettered three years for head coach John Arston ... Earned Gatorade Player of the Year honors after his senior season ... Was also selected as the Louisville Slugger Player of the Year, was an All-American and participated in the Oregon 6A-5A All-Star series ... Earned all-league honors as a junior and senior ... Selected as league Pitcher of the Year as a junior and senior Named as the top high school player in the state of Oregon by Baseball Northwest ... High school career stats: 28-3 win-loss record, with five saves, 342 strikeouts, 53 walks, 25 earned runs and a 0.87 ERA in 201 1/3 innings pitched ... Went 12-0 his senior year, finishing with four saves and a 0.32 ERA ... Struck out 164, walked 22 and allowed 32 hits in 86 2/3 innings ... Brook school record for strikeouts his senior season, posting 17 against West Linn ... As a junior, batted .467 with two home runs, 12 doubles, 20 stolen bases and 18 RBI ... On the hill, was 9-1 with a 0.47 ERA in 13 games ... Struck out 104 in 60 innings of work ... Threw eight complete games ... As a sophomore, batted .381 with four doubles and 16 RBI ... As a pitcher, went 7-2 with a 2.54 ERA in 10 appearances ... Worked 54 2/3 innings, striking out 74 ... Threw three complete games ... Also lettered two seasons as a defensive back in football ... Was an all-league selection in football as a junior.

Personal
Majoring in physical education ... Born September 12, 1991 in Portland, Ore. ... Son of Wynn and Kathy Mayfield ... Has two brothers, Jason and Zach, and one sister, Katelyn ... Enjoys camping and social events ... Member of the Honor Society at Clackamas ... Favorite athlete is LeBron James and favorite TV show is Entourage ... Biggest athletic thrill to date is winning two high school state titles ... Chose Oregon State because of the hometown feeling and the program's history.

Wetzler's Career Single-Game Highs
Innings pitched: 9.0, at Washington, Apr 21, 2013 ; at Texas A&M, Jun 02, 2013
Walks allowed: 6, at Washington State, May 18, 2012
Strikeouts: 10, at Texas A&M, Jun 02, 2013 ; California, May 05, 2013
Batters faced: 35, at Texas A&M, Jun 02, 2013
Field chances: 4, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Apr 13, 2012 ; UCLA, Apr 20, 2012 ; Stanford, May 04, 2012
Putouts: 1, 14 times
Assists: 3, 5 times
Runners CS: 2, at UCLA, Apr 07, 2013 ; Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Apr 13, 2012 ; Arizona State, Mar 24, 2013





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