MLB First-Year Player Draft Starr was a 37th-round selection in the 2011 MLB Draft by Cleveland but did not sign.
2012 Summer Pitched in 11 games for the Corvallis Knights of the West Coast League and went 0-3 with a 2.25 earned run average ... Posted three saves and struck out 16 in 20 innings ... Issued just two walks.
2012 (Redshirt Senior) Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention ... Went 5-2 with a 4.37 ERA in 18 games, starting seven ... Worked 45 1/3 innings, striking out 26 ... Was 1-0 with a 1.93 ERA in five Pac-12 games, which included one start ... Struck out four in 9 1/3 innings ... Scattered seven hits over 6 1/3 innings and struck out three to get the win in a Pac-12 start against Oregon (5/27) ... Took the loss after allowing five hits and three runs in a 2 2/3-inning start at Oregon (5/8) ... Shut down Oregon with a 96-pitch effort, allowing five hits and a run in seven innings in a start to pick up the win (4/24) ... Picked up his third win in his second start where he allowed two hits and one run in five innings against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (4/15) ... Made his first career start and allowed three hits, two runs and two walks with three strikeouts in four innings against to Nevada to get the win (4/9) ... Picked up win No. 1 and first since May 11, 2008 with five innings against Saint Louis, allowing six hits and three runs (3/3) ... Scattered three hits and a run in 3 1/3 innings of relief against Pacific (2/23) ... Took the loss but worked multiple innings for the first time since 2008 after going 2 1/3 against UCSB, allowing three hits and a run (2/18).
2011 (Redshirt Junior) Did not throw a pitch during the season.
2010 (Junior) Did not appear in a game due to an injury.
2009 (Sophomore) Pitched against Tennessee but did not again due to Tommy John surgery.
2008 (Freshman) Appeared in 16 games, all in relief ... Finished with a 3-1 record and 1.61 ERA in 22 1/3 innings ... Struck out 16 while opponents hit just .205 against him ... Inherited 20 runners, allowing five to score (25 percent) ... Went 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA in six Pac-10 appearances, working five five full innings ... Recorded his first career save after going 2/3 of an inning and striking out one against Pacific (5/24) ... Worked effectively in relief, throwing a season-high 4 1/3 innings and tying his season-high with five strikeouts against Long Beach State (5/19) ... Picked up his third win of the season in OSU's comeback win over UCLA after working 2/3 of an inning (5/11) ... Finished Oregon State's game with Arizona State, throwing 2/3 of an inning (4/19) ... Threw one inning, walking two against Stanford (4/13) ... Worked a perfect 2/3 of an inning against California (4/4) ... Worked a career-high four innings, allowing just one hit and one walk while striking out five to pick up his second win in as many days (3/25) ... Picked up his first career win after going 1 1/3 in a relief role at BYU (3/24) ... Made collegiate debut against Georgia, throwing two innings, striking out one and walking one (3/1).
Kelso High School Lettered for three years for head coach Scott Meeker ... ranked No. 7 among Washington's top 75 players in high school class of 2007 by Baseball Northwest ... earned first-team all-league and first-team all-state honors as a senior after batting .396 with nine doubles, two triples, six home runs and 31 RBI .. also posted a 0.71 ERA with 68 strikeouts in 51 innings ... also lettered in swimming one year.
Personal Majoring in sociology with an option in criminology ... Born May 31, 1989 in Longview, Wash. ... Son of Tami and Boyd Starr ... Has one brother, Spencer ... Enjoys snowboarding, cars, school, camping and fishing in his spare time ... Favorite athlete is Pedro Martinez ... Favorite TV show is CSI and favorite movie is Dumb and Dumber ... Biggest athletic thrill to date is making his first appearance at PGE Park ... Chose Oregon State because of the great baseball program and the coaches.
Starr's Career Single-Game Highs Innings pitched: 7.0, at Oregon, Apr 24, 2012 Walks allowed: 2, 7 times Strikeouts: 7, at Oregon, Apr 24, 2012 Batters faced: 28, at Oregon, Apr 24, 2012