2015 Served as the team’s seventh inning man, appearing in 38 games, going 1-0 with a 2.11 ERA…horable mention Pac-12 All-Academic selection...struck out 45 and walked just nine over 38.1 innings pitched…struck out a team-high 10.57 batters per nine innings…third on the team in appearances (38) and relief appearances (38), and fourth on the team in ERA (2.11)…held opponents to a .210 batting average against…had zero wild pitches…helped UCLA go 34-0 when leading after six innings, 35-0 when leading after seven innings and 37-0 when leading after eight innings…went 0-0 with a 2.76 ERA over 18 Pac-12 appearances…struck out 17 in 16.1 innings pitched during conference play…had at least one strikeout in 32 of 38 appearances…held opponents scoreless in 28 of 38 appearances and allowed one hit or fewer in 29 of 38 appearances…threw one scoreless inning of relief in his first collegiate appearance against Hofstra on February 13…struck out two batters in three consecutive scoreless appearances (3.0 innings), allowing just one hit from February 24 to March 7…had five-straight hitless and scoreless appearances from March 15 to March 28, spanning four innings pitched…struck out three batters in consecutive outings on May 5 and May 10…earned his first collegiate win after throwing 1.2 scoreless innings of relief against Maryland on May 31 in the Los Angeles Regional.
2014 (Summer) Played for the San Luis Obispo Blues in the California League…made 11 relief appearances and posted a 1.33 ERA for San Luis Obispo (did not record a decision)…totaled 20 strikeouts and five walks…surrendered three runs and 17 hits…San Luis Obispo concluded the summer with a 29-11 overall record, competing in the California League’s Central Division.
2014 Did not play in any games.
2013 (summer) Pitched in 11 games, making one start, for the New Bedford Bay Sox of the New England Collegiate League...tossed 11.2 innings, posting a 1-1 record with 10 strikeouts...earned the win on July 16 vs. the Mystic Schooners by throwing a scoreless inning of relief...New Bedford finished sixth in the Eastern Division of the NECL.
High School Four-year varsity baseball letterwinner at Stevenson School (Pebble Beach, Calif.) under head coach Paul Wilcox...posted an 8-3 record with 71 strikeouts in 72 innings pitched as a senior in 2012...started the 2012 season 7-0 and recorded nine complete games, never throwing more than 100 pitches in any of them...also batted .444 and recorded 33 RBI and 40 hits as a senior at Stevenson...named the 2012 Monterey County Player of the Year...earned Mission Trail Athletic League Pitcher of the Year honors in 2012...three-time All-Mission Trail Athletic League selection (2010-12) and two-time All-County selection...went 4-4 with 73 strikeouts in 61 innings, posting three shutouts as a junior in 2011...posted a 5-2 record with 38 strikeouts during his sophomore year in 2010...went 4-1 with 34 strikeouts in 39 innings as a freshman in 2009...also earned three varsity letters in basketball and water polo...two-time All-League selection in basketball.
Personal Full name: James William Tucker Forbes...born July 28, 1993 in San Francisco, Calif...mother is Alex Forbes...has a sister, Maddie...admires Kevin Durant, Lance Armstrong, Michael Jordan and Roberto Clemente...undeclared major.
Career Highs Innings - 2.0 (two times), last at Arizona State (5/10/15) Strikeouts - 3 (three times), last at Maryland (5/30/15)