|Position:||Right Handed Pitcher|
|Hometown:||West Hills, Calif.|
|High School:||El Camino|
Had a strong four-year career, going 14-7 with a 3.12 ERA and four saves...made 74 appearances, including 33 midweek starts...registered 181 strikeouts and 80 walks in 207.2 career innings, limiting the opposition to a .210 batting average...selected in the 11th round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the Philadelphia Phillies...selected in the 32nd round of the 2009 MLB Draft by the Oakland Athletics...helped lead UCLA to three NCAA Regionals (2007, 2008, 2010), two Super Regionals (2007, 2010) and the Bruins first-ever appearance in the finals of the College World Series (2010).
Made 21 appearances (12 starts, all in midweek action)...had a standout senior season, serving as the Bruins' midweek starting pitcher and a valuable reliever on weekends...collected career highs in wins (8), innings (82.2) and strikeouts (74) while registering a career-best 2.29 ERA...went 8-3, limiting the opposition to a .174 batting average, best on the team and second-lowest among Pac-10 pitchers...ranked third in the Pac-10 in ERA (2.29)...in a starting role, went 7-3 with a 2.27 ERA, 55 strikeouts and 17 walks in 67.1 innings...as a reliever, went 1-0 with a 2.35 ERA, 19 strikeouts and four walks in 15.1 innings (nine relief appearances)...collected a career-high 10 strikeouts in a 7-1 win at UC Santa Barbara (March 23), limiting the Gauchos to one run (unearned) and three hits in seven innings while issuing one walk...tossed a career-high 7.2 innings in a 4-1 win over UC Irvine (April 27), allowing one run and six hits while logging three strikeouts and one walk...limited Long Beach State to one run and five hits in seven innings at Blair Field (Feb. 23) in his first start of the season, allowing one run and five hits...earned the win against Pepperdine (March 30), allowing one run (unearned) and two hits in 6.2 innings, striking out nine and walking one in a 2-1 victory to extend the Bruins' season-opening win streak to 21 games...picked up the victory in UCLA's 3-1 win in 16 innings at Oregon State (April 10), limiting the Beavers to one hit in 4.2 scoreless innings - struck out five batters and walked one and had to make the only two plate appearances of his career after the Bruins lost their designated hitter (went 0-for-2)...threw three no-hit innings, striking out five batters, in a start at UC Riverside (April 13) to record the victory (predetermined length)...collected the win at Pepperdine (May 4), allowing one run and three hits in 6.1 innings...made his only postseason appearance against Texas Christian (June 25) at the College World Series, allowing three runs and three hits in 3.2 innings.
Made 14 appearances (eight starts, all in midweek action)...had a strong junior season, serving as UCLA's primary midweek starting pitcher...went 2-1 with a 3.46 ERA, recording 48 strikeouts and just 11 walks in 39.0 innings...posted a .231 opponent batting average...UCLA went 6-2 in his eight starts...as a starting pitcher, posted a 3.67 ERA and 2-1 record - collected 44 strikeouts, eight walks and a .217 opponent batting average in 34.1 innings...tied his career high with a six-inning start in UCLA's 7-5 win against Long Beach State (April 28) - allowed one hit in six scoreless frames, totaling seven strikeouts and four walks...established a career high with eight strikeouts at San Diego State (April 14) and versus Long Beach State (May 12)...did not earn a decision at San Diego State, allowing three runs and five hits in 5.1 innings, in a 7-3 victory...limited Long Beach State to two runs and seven hits in 4.1 innings in a 15-2 win...tossed 5.0 scoreless innings against Cal State Bakersfield (May 5), allowing just one hit while totaling seven strikeouts and one walk...surrendered one run and six hits in 4.2 relief innings on the season.
Made 11 relief appearances for the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod League...recorded a 4.91 ERA and an 0-2 record...totaled 23 strikeouts in 25.2 innings...Brewster finished 19-21-4 in the Eastern Division of the Cape Cod League.
Made 15 appearances (six starts, all in midweek action)... went 1-2 with a 4.13 ERA in 32.2 innings...registered a .239 opponent batting average, compiling 24 strikeouts and 30 walks...most dominant outing came in a midweek start against UNLV (April 22), tossing a then-career-high six scoreless innings, scattering three hits while logging three strikeouts; did not earn a decision, as UCLA won the game, 8-7, in 11 innings...totaled a career-high six strikeouts in five innings to earn the win against San Diego State (April 1); allowed one run and one hit against the Aztecs.
Made seven starts for the Mankato Moondogs of the Northwoods League...compiled a 2.93 ERA and a 1-1 record, totaling 48 strikeouts and 25 walks in 40.0 innings...limited hitters to a .209 batting average...Mankato finished 35-32 in the North Division of the Northwoods League.
Made 24 appearances (seven starts, all in Tuesday contests)...went 3-1 with a 3.54 ERA in 53.1 innings, the fourth-highest total on the team...also collected four saves...earned second-team Freshman All-America honors from Rivals.com...named to the Ping!Baseball All-Freshman Team...went 3-1 with a 1.82 ERA in 29.2 innings as a starter...struck out three batters in three innings in his collegiate debut, a Tuesday night start against UC Riverside (Feb. 13)...recorded five strikeouts allowing three hits in 5.1 scoreless innings in his start against Long Beach State (March 13)...pitched 2.2 scoreless innings of relief against Washington (April 6), striking out four...pitched five scoreless innings in a Tuesday night start against Pepperdine (April 17), allowing three hits and registering three strikeouts...pitched in six of UCLA's seven games from April 28-May 8, allowing just two runs in 13 innings during that span while striking out six hitters...hurled five scoreless innings, surrendering four hits and totaling four strikeouts in his second start against Pepperdine (May 8).
Three-year varsity letterwinner in baseball for head coach Matt LaCour at El Camino Real High School...recorded a 1.86 ERA in 49.0 innings his senior season...limited opponents to a .170 batting average, striking out 54 batters and walking 21...posted a 0.90 ERA in 23.1 innings of relief as a junior...compiled a 7-0 record and 1.00 ERA in 35 innings during the summer of 2005...was a two-time member of the Woodland Hills VIBL summer team...helped lead El Camino Real to the 2005 California State Championship...tallied a .387 batting average as a sophomore.
Full name: Garett William Claypool...born August 21, 1988 in Woodland Hills, Calif...Garett is the middle of Jeff and Karyn Claypool's three children...has one brother, Spencer, and one sister, Ricci...enjoys studying physical science and interested in a career in law...undeclared major.
Innings Pitched - 7.2 vs. UC Irvine (4/27/10)
Strikeouts - 10 at UC Santa Barbara (3/23/10)
GARETT CLAYPOOL'S CAREER STATISTICS