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Gamecock pitcher drafted by Yankees

Tyler Webb (Source: USC Athletics) Tyler Webb (Source: USC Athletics)
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

South Carolina senior left-hander Tyler Webb was selected by the New York Yankees in the 10th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft. 

Webb was the No. 314 overall selection. 

A third-team All-America this year by Collegiate Baseball and a second-team All-SEC honoree, Webb is among SEC leaders with 17 saves including 9 saves in conference contests. 

He has not allowed a run in 25 of 30 relief appearances this year.  Webb is 3-2 with a 1.36 ERA in 39.2 innings.  He has 60 strikeouts to just 12 walks, opponents batting .205 against him.

Webb has pitched in relief in 96 career appearances, with 75 relief appearances without allowing a run (78.1%).  In career relief appearances he is 11-3 with 20 saves.

In 17 postseason appearances, Webb is 3-0 with two saves and a 0.72 ERA in 25.0 innings pitched.  He has allowed just two runs on 11 hits while striking out 25 batters.

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