Kyle Farmer
Kyle Farmer


Atlanta, Ga.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205





A July Update On Bulldogs in The Minors In 2015

A July Update On Bulldogs in The Minors In 2015


Tyler Accepts Invitation To USA Collegiate National Team

Tyler Accepts Invitation To USA Collegiate National Team


An Update On Bulldogs in The Minors In 2015

An Update On Bulldogs in The Minors In 2015


2014 Bulldog Draft Preview And Professional Update

2014 Bulldog Draft Preview And Professional Update


Tyler Earns Invitation To Team USA Training Camp

Tyler Earns Invitation To Team USA Training Camp

UGA Career: Appeared in 212 games with 211 starts at shortstop and batted .308 with 63 doubles, 7 triples, 18 home runs, 11 stolen bases and 168 RBI

*Ended career with the highest fielding percentage by a Georgia shortstop at .968 in 1,045 total chances and the single season record for a Bulldog shortstop with a .978 mark in 2013

*Ranked in Georgia's career top 10 for Games Played, Total Bases, At Bats, Hits, Doubles and RBI

2013 (Senior): Started 52 games at shortstop and batted .290 with three home runs and team-high 44 RBI as squad went 21-32

*Named one of the team captains and set single season school record for highest fielding percentage by a shortstop at .978 in 134 total chances

*Collected 16 multiple-hit games and a team-best 11 multiple RBI games

*Posted a 5-for-6 performance in a win over UAB on March 1 and had four-RBI games against UAB, Liberty and #2 Vanderbilt

*Led the NCAA in Sacrifice Flies with a school record 12

*Hit .692 (9-for-13) with three runs scored, four doubles and six RBI in series sweep of UAB in March

*Batted .385 (5-13) with seven RBI in Liberty series in March

*Batted .385 (5-13) with two doubles and four RBI in Alabama series in March

*Hit .444 (4-9) with two home runs and 5 RBI in series versus #2 Vanderbilt in April, hitting both home runs off Tyler Beede

*Went 3-for-5 with a double and RBI in final game, a 9-2 victory over Florida on May 18 to clinch the season series

*Named to 2013 UGA Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll and to SEC Academic Honor Roll

2012 (Junior): Appeared in 56 games with 56 starts at shortstop as team went 31-26

*A 35th round pick of the New York Yankees in the 2012 MLB draft

*Batted .302 with four home runs and a team-high 41 RBI, 74 hits and 111 total bases; also ended regular season ranked second in the SEC with a team-best 19 doubles

*Tied for team's longest hitting streak during season at 14 games and had a stretch of reaching base 18 consecutive contests plus had a team-high 20 multiple-hit games and 10 multiple RBI games

*Delivered two-out, RBI-single for a 6-5 walk-off win over Auburn in 11 innings on May 5 and a one-out, RBI-single for a 3-2 walk-off victory over Kennesaw State at Coolray Field on March 6

*Matched career-high with 4 RBI game, going 3-for-5 versus #18 Ole Miss on April 12

*Batted .313-3-21 with a .973 Fielding Percentage in SEC action

*Hit .600 (6-12) in the Tennessee series and .467 (7-15) with 5 RBI in the Auburn series

*Posted a school record .970 fielding percentage at shortstop in 266 total chances (89 putouts, 169 assists, 8 errors) and helped turn 39 double plays

*Registered three triples over the final six games of the season

*Named to 2012 UGA Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll

2011 (Sophomore): Starting shortstop and only Bulldog to start all 65 games and among the best in the SEC

*Helped team to NCAA Corvallis Regional Final and a 33-32 overall record
*Led team in Home Runs (8) and RBI (58), finished second in batting (.308), helped team set school record in Fielding Percentage (.974)
*Hit a team-best .328-5-22 in SEC action
*Named to NCAA Corvallis Regional All-Tournament team, batted .375 (6-for-16) with a home run, 5 RBI and perfect fielding in four games
*Blasted 3-run HR off UCLA's Gerrit Cole (the eventual #1 pick in the 2011 MLB draft) in Georgia's 6-2 win over #10 Bruins in Los Angles on March 11
*Smashed a grand slam to cap nine-run ninth inning comeback win at Auburn on May 8, team trailed 8-0 after the 1st and 11-5 in the 9th
*Also had 4-RBI game at Tennessee, batted .333 in the series with 7 RBI
*Hit clutch 8th inning game-tying two-run home run versus No. 25 Creighton in 5-4 victory in 11 innings to advance Bulldogs to NCAA Corvallis Regional Final
*Had a team-best 16-game hitting streak during season and ended year on an eight-game streak
*Recipient of the Leon Farmer Baseball Scholarship endowment

*Named to the Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll

2010 (Freshman): Named Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball after batting .340-3-25 and a school record .962 fielding percentage for a shortstop, only six errors in 182 total chances
*Played in 39 games with 38 starts at shortstop, missed 15 games due to broken hamate bone in left wrist after sizzling start to career
*Hit .458 with five RBI in first six games and then got hurt on Feb. 26 against Stetson and missed almost a month of the season
*Named SEC Freshman of the Week after the Kentucky series in late May, batted .571 (8-for-14) with seven runs scored and five RBI
*Tallied 15 multi-hit games including six times with three hits and a career-best 4-for-5, 4 RBI showing against Kentucky on May 21
*Team-high 16 doubles in only 39 games played
*Batted .293-3-17 with a .982 fielding percentage in SEC action

High School:
*A graduate of Marist where he played for Mike Strickland
*A four-year letterman as a shortstop/second baseman for the War Eagles
*A four-year letterman in football as a quarterback and led team to state finals as a senior
*Batted .545 with 12 home runs, 52 RBI and 65 runs scored as a senior
*Also saw action as a closer in the Class AAAA state playoffs
*Named team MVP and first team All-Region
*Named MaxPreps Medium School All-American, Baseball Coaches Association All-District
*Hit .400 with nine home runs and 42 RBI as a junior to earn All-Region honors and Best Offensive and MVP team awards
*Played summer baseball for the East Cobb Yankees, and they won the 2008 Connie Mack World Series

*Born Aug. 17, 1990
*Son of Bryan and Rachel Farmer
*Kyle made a cameo in the hit movie "The Blind Side" as a high school quarterback
*Kyle's uncles Randy Metz (Georgia, 1982-83) and Joe Gex (Ole Miss, 1984-87) played college baseball while his father was an All-SEC pitcher at Ole Miss (1982-86). He was on the 1982 SEC Championship team and still holds the Rebels Career Records for Innings Pitched (330.2), Starts (61) and ranks fourth in Wins (24)
*Major: Communication Studies

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