Justin Grimm
40 Justin Grimm
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bristol, Va.

High School:
Virginia

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 193

Position:
RHP

2010 (Junior): Selected in the 5th round by the Texas Rangers (166th overall pick)
*Went 3-7 with a 5.49 ERA 15 appearances including 13 starts
*Registered a team-high 73 strikeouts and only 35 walks in 77 innings as opponents batted just .268
*Wins came over Stetson, Miss. State in Starkville and Kentucky
*Tough luck losses versus Auburn on March 20 (6 IP, 4R, 0BB, 9K in 4-3 defeat) and versus #15 Ole Miss on April 9 (8 IP, 4H, 2R, 1BB, 6K in 4-1 defeat)
*Collected a career-high 11 strikeouts in seven innings against Tennessee on May 7 and lost 4-1
*Tossed a career-high eight innings in an 8-6 win over Kentucky on May 20
*Recipient of the Coach Jim Whatley Baseball Scholarship endowment

2009 (Sophomore):
*Appeared in 15 games with 15 starts, posting a 4-4 record with a 4.15 ERA
*Tied with Trevor Holder with a team-high 72 strikeouts
*Went 2-0 with a 2.61 ERA in the postseason
*Had a team-best 4.85 ERA in SEC games
*Started the first game of the Tallahassee Regional, and earned the win vs. Ohio State on May 29 (5.0 IP, 2R, 6H, 5K, 2BB)
*Picked up the win in Georgia's 6-3 victory over #7 Ole Miss in the opening round of the SEC Tournament on May 20 (5.1 IP, 2R, 8H, 3K, 2BB)
*Limited Vanderbilt to two runs on seven hits in five innings on May 10 as Georgia snapped an eight-game losing streak
*Held Florida to three runs on seven hits in six innings on May 3
*Tossed a career-high 7.0 innings and held Arkansas to two runs-one earned-on three hits
*Earned second win at Tennessee on March 29 (5.1 IP, 5H, 1R)
*Struck out a career-high nine in 5.2 innings vs. #25 Mississippi State on March 22
*Earned first career win vs. Quinnipiac on March 6 (6.0 IP, 5H, 1R, 4K, 1BB)
*Carried perfect game into the sixth inning vs. Youngstown State on Feb. 22; no decision

2008 (Freshman):
Appeared in 19 games with 7 starts for the SEC Champions that advanced to the College World Series Finals and ended with a number two final national ranking
*Posted a 0-1 mark and 10.91 ERA in 31.1 innings pitched with 27 Ks and 24 BB
*Best start came @ #3 FSU on March 12 (4 IP, 0H, 1R, 4BB, 1K, no decision)
*Career-high 4K in 2.2 IP in relief at LSU on April 20
*Went 0-0, 10.00 ERA in SEC action
*Made one start and two appearances in NCAA Athens Regional (0.2 IP, 4R)
*Made one appearance in Super Regional (1 IP, 3H, 2R)
*Appeared in one College World Series game, pitched in relief against #8 Fresno State in the CWS Finals (1 IP, 2H, 3R, 2BB, 2K)

High School:

A graduate of Virginia where he played for Mark Daniels
*A 13th round pick of Boston in the 2007 MLB Draft
*Named fourth best prospect in the 2007 Cal Ripken Sr. Summer League by Baseball America, going 1-1, 5.12 ERA, 13 Ks, 6 BBs in 19 IP
*Went 9-1, 1.48 ERA, 93 Ks and 18 BBs in 54.2 IP as a senior
*Helped Bearcats to a 20-6 record and advanced to the state quaterfinals
*Named Bristol Hearld Courier's Big Six Player of the Year
*Named Highlands District and Region IV Player of the Year
*Recorded 16 Ks in firing a one-hitter in a 3-0 win over rival Abingdon
*A 2007 2nd Team Pre-Season All-American selection by Rawlings/Perfect Game
*Missed junior season due to arm injury
*Tossed a no-hitter with 11 K against Carroll County in a Region IV playoff game as a sophomore, went 5-1 overall

Personal:
Born Aug. 16, 1988
*Son of Mark and Tamara Grimm
*Major: Undecided

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