| Adam Duke
MLB First-Year Player Draft
Duke was a 16th-round selection in the 2010 MLB First-Year Player Draft by the Boston Red Sox.
Played for the Corvallis Knights of the West Coast League ... Pitched in two games, totaling five innings ... Struck out two.
Pitched in six games, all in relief ... Went 1-0 with a 4.76 ERA in 5 2/3 innings ... Struck out three ... Opponents batted .158 against him ... Earned his first career win after allowing just a walk in a 1 1/3 innings in the regional final against Georgia (6/5) ... Threw a scoreless eighth against Oregon (5/28) ... Worked first inning in Pac-10 play, allowing two walks with a strikeout against USC (5/21) ... Made his collegiate debut against Portland (5/10) and allowed a hit and two runs while striking out one and walking one in one inning of work.
Spanish Fork High School
Lettered in baseball two seasons for head coach Jim Nelson ... Earned all-state honors three times and was a preseason and postseason Louisville Slugger All-American ... Earned Utah Player of the Year and Utah Gatorade Player of the Year honors his senior season ... Finished high school career with a 31-6 record in 44 games ... Was 11-0 as a senior with a 1.33 ERA and 100 strikeouts ... Junior year saw his record at 7-1 with a 1.71 ERA and 92 strikeouts and was 6-3 with a 2.40 ERA his sophomore year ... Started career with a 7-2 record and 1.60 ERA as a freshman ... Rated as the No. 117 high school player in the nation by Baseball America his senior season ... Also lettered two seasons as a guard in basketball.
Major is undecided ... Born May 6, 1992 in Payson, Utah ... Son of Dev and Alese Duke ... Has two brothers, Brock and Mike ... Enjoys four-wheeling, snow mobiling, hiking and sports of all kinds ... Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant and favorite TV channel is ESPN ... Favorite move is The Guardian ... Biggest athletic thrill to date is winning two consecutive state championshops ... Chose Oregon State because of the coaches and the environment.
Duke's Single-Game Highs
Innings pitched: 1.1, Georgia, June 05, 2011
Walks allowed: 2, USC, May 21, 2011
Strikeouts: 1-2x, last: USC, May 21, 2011
Batters faced: 5-3x, last: Georgia, June 05, 2011