Cecil Tanner
28 Cecil Tanner
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Waycross, Ga.

High School:
Ware Co.

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 255

Position:
RHP

UGA Career: Went 4-3 with a 7.31 ERA in 57 appearances including five starts, tallied 64 IP with 81 BB and 72 K

2011 (Junior):
Signed pro contract after being selected in the 23rd round by the Oakland A's, 706th overall selection in the 2011 MLB June Draft
*Helped team to NCAA Corvallis Regional Final and a 33-32 overall record
*Made seven relief appearances, going 0-0 with a 2.45 ERA
*Tallied 3.2 innings with three strikeouts and 10 walks
*Opponents hit .167 against him
*Made just one appearance in SEC action, coming on April 17 versus #4 Florida
*Was not on the postseason roster for SEC Tournament and NCAA Corvallis Regional

2010 (Sophomore): Made 27 relief appearances and went 1-2 with a 12.41 ERA
*Tallied 24.2 innings with 23 strikeouts, 44 walks and 15 wild pitches
*Notched win over Stetson on Feb. 27 (1.1 IP, 1H, 1R, 1BB, 2K)
*Pitched two scoreless innings against Furman on March 24 and Ga. State on May 11

2009 (Freshman):
*Went 3-1 with a 4.29 ERA in 25 appearances including five starts
*Worked 2.1 scoreless relief innings at South Carolina on May 15
*Tossed two perfect innings in relief on April 26 at #11 Ole Miss with four strikeouts
*Picked up third win vs. Kennesaw State on April 21 (3.0 IP, 3H, 1R, 5K)
*Earned the win vs. Le Moyne on March 10 with 4.0 IP, three hits, two runs and two strikeouts
*Picked up first career win vs. Presbyterian on Feb. 24 with 3.0 IP, four hits, one run and five strikeouts

High School:

*A graduate of Ware County where he played for James Conoly
*A 36th round pick of the Atlanta Braves in the 2008 MLB draft
*Played for USA Baseball 18U National Team in the summer of 2008 and earned a silver medal at the IBF World Junior Championships in Alberta
*Posted a 2.24 ERA with 54 strikeouts in 43.2 innings for Ware County, going 0-5 as the Gators posted 10 wins total
*Ranked 27th among Baseball American top prep prospects for 2008
*Attended the East Coast Professional Showcase
*Went 2-1 with a 2.44 ERA and 38 strikeouts in 28 innings as a junior

Personal:
*Born April 23, 1990
*Son of Berry and Madelyn Tanner
*Cecil's father Berry played baseball at the University of South Florida
*Major: Pre-Business

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