| Kraig Sitton
MLB First-Year Player Draft
Sitton was a 17th round selection in the 2009 MLB First-Year Player Draft by Boston.
Made 26 appearances, going 1-3 with a 4.05 ERA ... Worked 20 innings with a save ... Recorded two outs in the eighth inning against Texas A&M (5/29) ... Needed two pitches to get an inning-ending double play in an outing against Oregon (5/19) ... Held Washington State scoreless over 1 1/3 innings while striking out three (5/16) ... Picked up win No. 1 of the season after allowing one earned run with a strikeout in 1 1/3 innings against Arizona State (5/2) ... Worked two scoreless innings in the series finale win over USC, striking out two while walking one (4/19) ... Kept California off the basepaths in two innings while striking out two (4/4) ... Earned his first career save against Oregon after going 1 2/3 innings, allowing no baserunners and striking out four (3/27) ... Worked a full inning against Saint Mary's, striking out one (3/22) ... Threw just two pitches against Texas Tech but got out of a bases-loaded jam in the eighth (3/8) ... truck out two and walked one in an inning against Missouri (2/27).
Appeared in 22 games, posting a 2-0 record and 3.91 ERA ... Worked 25 1/3 innings, scattering 26 hits and 11 earned runs ... Struck out 23 ... Inherited 33 runners, allowing just eight to score (24 percent) ... Stranded his last 12 inherited runners straight ... Was 1-0 with a 2.45 ERA in eight Pac-10 appearances ... Came and in and worked two innings of relief against USC, allowing just a hit and an unearned run (5/17) ... Worked an inning of relief against UCLA, striking out one (5/11) ... Picked up his first career win after throwing 2 1/3 innings, retiring all seven batters he faced, while striking out three against Stanford (4/11) ... Came on in relief and didn't allow a baserunner, striking out two against Washington (3/30) ... Threw in long relief against BYU, throwing two innings in Provo (3/24) ... Threw a near-flawless two innings against Pepperdine, scattering two hits while walking one (3/22) ... Worked 4 1/3 innings against Georgia, striking out four while scattering three hits and two runs (3/1) ... Threw 2 full innings against Arizona State, scattering one hit while strking out two ... Worked out of a jam in 0.1 innings against Vanderbilt, forcing the only batter he faced into an inning-ending fielder's choice (2/22).
Lettered 2 years for coach Mark Peterson ... as a senior, all-state third team, all-league first team; 9-2 record, 0.78 ERA, 77.0 innings, 36 walks, 106 strikeouts, opponents batted .175 ... also played football ... 3.68 GPA; Powerade Scholar-Athlete.
Majoring in history ... Born in McMinnville, Ore. ... Son of Shari and Mark Sitton ... Has one brother, Mitchell, 19, and one sister, Nicole, 15 ... Second cousin, Charlie Sitton, played basketball at Oregon State and in the NBA for the Dallas Mavericks ... Favorite athlete is Randy Johnson ... Favorite TV show is The Office and favorite movie is The Hangover ... First memory of Oregon State was throwing against Mitch Canham and Darwin Barney in a scrimmage ... Biggest athletic thrill to date is being part of the 2007 National Championship club ... Chose Oregon State because his entire family is comprised of Beaver fans and it's a chance to play for a great baseball team.