MLB First-Year Player Draft Boyd was drafted in the 13th round of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft by Cincinnati but did not sign.
2012 Summer Made 11 appearances for Orleans of the Cape Cod League, starting three, and went 2-1 with a 4.33 earned run average in 27 innings ... Struck out 39 to just seven walks and compiled a 1.11 WHIP ... Pitched in the Cape Cod League All-Star Game and threw one scoreless inning.
2012 (Junior) Appeared in 31 games, all in relief, and went 4-0 with a 3.41 ERA ... Struck out 31 in 37 innings ... Was 1-0 with a 3.18 ERA in Pac-12 play ... Made 17 appearances in league, finishing with 17 innings ... Finished with a save after going 2 1/3 innings against Belmont, striking out three (6/1) ... Set a season-high with six strikeouts and picked up the win in 2 2/3 innings of relief against Washington State (5/18) ... Grabbed his second save of the season after allowing two hits and a run in an inning in the series opener at USC (4/27) ... Picked up the win after going 1 1/3 innings of scoreless relief against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (4/13) ... Threw an inning of scoreless relief against Washington (4/1) ... Closed out the series finale win at California with 1 2/3 innings of scoreless relief, striking out one (3/18) ... Threw 1 1/3 innings of scoreless relief against Northern Illinois, striking out a season-high three (3/4) ... Picked up his second win after going 4 2/3 innings against Kansas State, allowing one earned run and four hits (2/26) ... Earned save No. 1 against Pacific in 2/3 of an inning of work (2/23) ... Picked up the win after allowing two hits and two runs in 1 1/3 innings in the series finale against UCSB (2/19) ... Threw two scoreless innings in relief against UC Santa Barbara (2/18) ... Worked 1 2/3 scoreless innings in the season opener against UC Santa Barbara (2/17).
2011 Summer Played for the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team, appearing in five games ... Went 1-0 with a 1.42 ERA in 6 1/3 innings, tallying eight strikeouts ... Later played for the Orleans Firebirds of the Cape Cod League, making eight appearances with two starts ... Went 0-0 with a 1.71 ERA in 21 innings, striking out 15.
2011 (Sophomore) All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention ... Appeared in 30 games, all in relief ... Went 0-0 with a 1.57 ERA ... Saved four games ... Threw in 46 innings, striking out 35 to just 11 walks ... Opponents batted .253 against him ... Threw two innings of scoreless relief against UALR, striking out two (6/3) ... Worked 1 2/3 innings of scoreless relief in the opener against USC (5/20) ... Tied a season-high with four strikeouts in 2 1/3 scoreless innings against Portland (5/10) ... Inherited two runners, stranding both, and worked two full innings in the first game of a doubleheader against California (5/7) ... Worked two scoreless innings in relief in the series opener at UCLA (4/29) ... Threw a scoreless inning against Washington State (4/22) ... Saved his fourth game of the season after allowing four hits and no runs in three innings against Stanford (4/16) ... Picked up his third save after holding Arizona State scoreless in 1 1/3 innings in the series finale (4/10) ... Threw two innings in relief against Arizona, allowing three hits and a run (4/3) ... Worked a season-long three innings, allowing just two hits and an unearned run to UC Santa Barbara (3/27) ... Picked up his second save after holding Seattle to no hits and no runs with four strikeouts in two innings (3/23) ... Struck out a season-best four in 2 1/3 innings of relief against Seattle (3/22) ... Picked up his first career save after shutting out Oregon in 2 2/3 innings of relief while striking out three (3/8) ... Threw 1 2/3 innings against Fresno State, scattering a hit and striking out three (2/20) ... Worked consecutive 2/3 of an inning against Gonzaga (2/19 and 2/20).
2010 Summer Played for the Corvallis Knights of the West Coast League ... Made 23 appearances in the field and tallied a double, home run and seven RBI ... Pitched in 14 games, making one start ... Went 0-1 with a 1.55 ERA in 29 innings ... Struck out 33.
2010 - Batting (Freshman) All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention ... Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America ... NCBWA Freshman All-America First Team ... Appeared in 29 games in the field, starting 16 ... Hit .264 with six doubles, three home runs and 19 RBI ... Tallied four multiple-hit games and six multi-RBI efforts ... Batted .200 in 12 Pac-10 games ... Hit a pinch hit, three-run home run in the seventh against Arizona State (5/21) ... Moved his hit streak to four games by going 2-for-4 in the series finale against Maine (3/21) ... Extended his hit streak to three games by going 2-for-5 with two RBI against Maine (3/20) ... oubled and homered to finish 2-for-4 with three RBI against Maine (3/19) ... Doubled home the game-winning three runs with two outs in the ninth against Utah (3/13) ... Went 1-for-3, doubled and walked twice against Arizona State (3/5) ... Hit his first career home run in a 2-for-4 effort against UC Riverside (3/4) ... Made his collegiate debut and drove in a run on a sac fly at Hawaii (2/19).
2010 - Pitching (Freshman) Appeared in 20 games on the mound, starting two ... Went a team-leading 7-1 with a 1.90 ERA in 42 2/3 innings ... Inherited 21 runners, allowing six to score (.285) ... Earned his seventh win of the season after scattering three hits and a run in four innings of relief against Oregon (5/26) ... Threw two innings of scoreless relief against Washington (5/15) ... Earned his sixth win of the season after throwing just two pitches in a relief outing against Oregon (5/9) ... Got the win after going two scoreless innings in relief against Oregon (5/8) ... Limited USC to two hits and a run in 3 innings of relief (4/3) ... Threw four pitches and got the win after posting one strikeout against Long Beach State (3/26) ... Picked up the win after starting, going 6 1/3 innings against Maine, allowing four hits and a run (3/21) ... Made his first career start and threw 6 2/3 innings, strking out seven for the win against UC Riverside (3/4) ... Picked up his first career win after holding Hawaii to two hits and two strikeouts in five innings of relief (2/22) ... Made his first collegiate pitching appearance against Hawaii, going 2 1/3 innings and allowing just one hit (2/20).
Eastside Catholic High School Played his sophomore, junior and senior seasons for head coach Curt Towey and started as a first baseman and pitcher ... Team went 46-14 during his three-year tenure ... Batted .464 with seven doubles, one triple, four home runs and 27 RBI ... On the mound, was 7-2 with a 0.84 ERA in 10 appearances ... Struck out 91 in 58 innings ... Named an ABCA All-Region 7 Selection as a pitcher his senior year ... Named the Washington State Co-MVP/Player of the Year ... 3A All-State selection ... 2009 First-Team All-Metro 3A selection ... Under Armour Preseason All-American selection ... As a junior, batted .429 with five doubles, six home runs and 21 RBI ... As a pitcher, was 7-0 with a 0.71 ERA in nine games ... Struck out 58 in 39 2/3 innings ... As a junior, named to 2008 All-State team as a pitcher ... Also a First-Team All-Metro selection at both first base and pitcher ... In 2006-07, his sophomore season, batted .418 with eight doubles and two home runs ... Drove in 20 ... Went 2-3 with a 2.83 as a pitcher, striking out 23 in 27 2/3 innings ... Earned 2008 Second-Team All-Metro honor as a first baseman.
Mercer Island High School Played his freshman season, 2005-06, for head coach Doug Williams ... Named the MIHS Rookie of the Year ... Batted .450 with eight doubles, three home runs and 18 RBI ... Was 2-0 on the mound, throwing 5 1/3 innings in four appearances.
A Beaver In The Community Boyd has spent much time volunteering in the community in the past, including serving as a leader at a Vacation Bible School ... He spent time on a Mission Trip to the Dominican Republic ... He was a camp leader for the Mercer Island Little League offseason workouts ... He has also volunteered by building bikes for Forgotten Children's Fund.
Personal Majoring in communications ... Born February 2, 1991 in Bellevue, Wash., and considers Mercer Island, Wash., his hometown ... Son of Lisa and Kurt Boyd ... Has one sister, Jessica ... Favorite athlete is Ken Griffey, Jr. ... Favorite TV shows are MLB Tonight, Entourage and Family Guy and favorite movies are The Sandlot and Bull Durham ... Would be playing hockey if he wasn't a baseball player ... Chose Oregon State because of the quality of the coaches, the chance to play in a Pac-10 school, a chance to play for a school with a winning tradition and because OSU has his desired major.
Boyd's Career Single-Game Highs Hits: 2, 4 times Doubles: 1, 6 times Home runs: 1-3x, last: at Arizona State, May 21, 2010 Total bases: 6, Maine, Mar 19, 2010 RBI: 3-3x, last: at Arizona State, May 21, 2010 Runs scored: 2-3x, last: Long Beach State, Mar 26, 2010 Walks: 2, vs Arizona State, Mar 05, 2010 Hit by pitch: 1-2x, last: Stanford, Apr 17, 2010 Struck out: 3-2x, last: Southern Utah, Mar 24, 2010 At bats: 5, 4 times
Innings pitched: 6.2, vs UC Riverside, Mar 04, 2010 Walks allowed: 4, vs Kansas State, Feb 26, 2012 Strikeouts: 7, vs UC Riverside, Mar 04, 2010 Batters faced: 25, vs UC Riverside, Mar 04, 2010