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Andrew Cabezas

position

Right Handed Pitcher

Height

6-0

Weight

180 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Miami Gardens, Fla.

B/T

R

High School

Coral Gables Senior HS

Andrew Cabezas - Baseball - University of Miami Athletics

Junior (2018): Opened season as one of team’s top relievers out of bullpen and finished year as key member of rotation…Finished with 19 appearances (10 starts) and 75.0 innings…Totaled 3.96 ERA and 6-4 record…Compiled 79 strikeouts, two saves, two complete games and .198 average against, best mark of any starter… 79 strikeouts were second-most on Miami while 75.0 innings were third-most… Five of six wins on season came in conference play…Picked up first save of year with 1.2 scoreless innings against Rutgers (Feb. 17)…Struck out five batters across three shutout innings to help Miami salvage its series with No. 1 Florida (Feb. 25)…Made first start of season on March 18 at Duke and threw six shutout innings with five strikeouts to earn win…Start was first since 2016 NCAA Coral Gables Super Regional during freshman year…Picked up second win in second start, striking out eight in six innings and allowing just one run to finish off sweep of Virginia (March 25)…Struck out career-high 11 batters in 7.2 innings in loss at Georgia Tech (April 1)…Credited with rain-shortened complete game in five-inning win over North Carolina (April 8)…Fanned nine batters in 5.2 innings at Clemson (April 14) in Game 2 of doubleheader…Earned first ACC Pitcher of the Week honor of career with complete game shutout vs. Pittsburgh (April 21) in Game 2 of doubleheader…Matched career mark with 11 punchouts vs. Panthers and allowed just three hits…Start vs. Bethune-Cookman (May 6) was cut short due to rain, forcing move to midweek role…Tossed seven innings and struck out seven in win over FGCU (May 9)…Started ACC Championship opener vs. Notre Dame (May 22) and delivered impressive performance, allowing just six hits in 7.1 innings with seven strikeouts.

Sophomore (2017): Delivered sparkling season in relief, finishing with bullpen-low 2.15 ERA in 35 appearances…Recorded 5-3 record and totaled three saves…Struck out 80 batters in 62.2 innings and surrendered just 15 earned runs…Held opponents to .221 average and walked just 23 batters…Finished with 2.48 ERA in ACC play, with 38 strikeouts compared to nine walks in 32.2 innings…Struck out multiple batters in 20 of 35 appearances…Tossed 2.0 scoreless innings in season debut against Rutgers (Feb. 17)…Struck out three batters in 2.0 shutout innings at Florida (Feb. 25)…Struck out the side in appearance against Georgia Tech (March 10)…Struck out five batters and allowed two unearned runs in 3.0 innings against Yellow Jackets (March 11)…Over span of four appearances, struck out 14 batters and walked three from March 8-14…Earned first save of career with 2.0 scoreless innings against Maine (March 14)…Tied then-career-high with five punchouts in 2.0 innings against Wake Forest (March 31)…Did not allow any earned runs for stretch of six appearances spanning 8.2 innings from March 31-April 14…Struck out multiple batters in stretch of seven straight appearances from April 22-May 10, compiling 20 strikeouts compared to three walks over that stretch in 13.1 innings…Picked up second save of career with 2.0 innings in first game of doubleheader against Virginia Tech (May 19)…Tossed 3.0 scoreless innings of relief to help Miami finish off sweep of Hokies (May 20) in regular season finale…Delivered best performance of career in ACC Championship pool game vs. Georgia Tech (May 23), tossing 6.1 shutout innings of relief and throwing 90 pitches…Struck out career-best 10 batters and did not allow any hits in dominant outing vs. Yellow Jackets…Earned third save of career in final outing of season, tossing scoreless ninth inning against Wake Forest (May 26).

True Freshman (2016): Served as one of team’s primary relievers in first season, totaling 55.0 innings in 28 appearances…Made starts during final two series of regular season…Struck out 54 batters and walked 24…Held opponents to .227 average…Struck out multiple batters in 17 of 28 appearances, including stretch of six straight appearances from March 5-March 20…Made career debut with one scoreless inning against Rutgers (Feb. 21)…Tossed three innings with career-high five strikeouts at Virginia Tech (March 12)…Tied career high with five strikeouts in 4.2 innings in start vs. Pittsburgh (May 13)…Tied career high with 4.2 innings in second start at Florida State (May 19)…Tossed 1.2 innings of relief against NC State (May 26) at ACC Championship in Durham, N.C.…Made two appearances in Coral Gables Regional, both against Long Beach State…Earned win against Dirtbags (June 4), pitching final 1.2 innings in relief…Made two appearances in NCAA Super Regional against Boston College…Tossed 1.2 innings of relief vs. BC in Game 2 (June 11)…Started and threw 2.2 innings in Game 3 finale vs. Eagles (June 12)…Tossed two scoreless innings of relief in College World Series debut vs. Arizona (June 18)…Struck out two batters vs. Wildcats.

High School/Prep: Drafted in 34th round of 2015 Major League Baseball Draft by Cleveland…Played final two seasons of high school career at Coral Gables Senior HS, earning Miami Herald first-team All-Dade honors in 2015…Was third-team All-Dade selection by Herald as junior in 2014…Honorable Mention selection sophomore season at Mater Academy…Finished senior season at Coral Gables with 6-3 record and 84 strikeouts…Recorded 0.39 ERA with just eight walks.

Personal: Parents are Armando and Haydee Cabezas…Intends to major in sports administration.