University of Miami Athletics

Javi Salas


Right Handed Pitcher




210 lbs.




Coral Gables, Fla.

High School

Christopher Columbus HS

Javi Salas - Baseball - University of Miami Athletics


Senior (2014)…
Drafted by Milwaukee Brewers in 10th round of 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft (No. 296 overall)…Saw action in 14 games, including eight starts…Named team captain for second consecutive season…Finished season with 4-3 record and 2.92 ERA over 52.1 innings…Tossed just second perfect game in program history against Villanova (March 4), striking out six batters on 113 pitches…Named ACC Pitcher of the Week for historic performance…Made season debut against Maine (Feb. 15), striking out three batters in two clean innings of relief…Made first start against FAU (Feb. 19), pitching six innings with seven strikeouts…Tossed five shutout innings in back-to-back starts against UCF (April 9) and FAU (April 16)…Inducted into Iron Arrow Honor Society.

Junior (2013)…
Drafted by Minnesota Twins in 38th round of 2013 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft (No. 1130 overall)…Named team captain…Opened season in weekend rotation before shifting to bullpen late in year…Made 11 starts in 17 total appearances, finishing season with 5-5 record and 3.18 ERA…Delivered three straight quality starts (six innings or more, three earned runs or less) to open season…Threw six shutout innings in season debut against Rutgers (Feb. 16)…Yielded just one earned run in six innings at Florida (March 2)…Struck out season-high five batters against Duke (March 9)…Twirled career-first complete game against Stetson (April 10), scattering seven hits and one earned run…Allowed one earned run in six relief appearances…Recorded three relief outings in the postseason, totaling 2.0 innings and three strikeouts.

Sophomore (2012)…
Served as the team’s fourth starter for the final four midweek match-ups of the regular season…Made 19 appearances on the year, including five starts…Tied for second on the team with six wins, finishing with a 6-3 record…Recorded a 3.21 ERA in 47.2 innings pitched, allowing 17 earned runs…Ranked fourth on the team with 48 strikeouts..Registered the only double-digit strikeout performance of the year for Miami, a 10-punchout gem against FAU (April 24)…Picked up his first win as a starter with 6.1 innings against Stetson (April 18), striking out five and walking none…Pitched three innings of relief against Virginia (April 29), allowing no earned runs while scattering three hits…Delivered 2.1 scoreless innings of releif against Wake Forest (May 12), striking out four batters in the appearance…

Freshman (2011)…
Saw action in 21 games out of the bullpen as a freshman for the Hurricanes… Picked up a 0-2 record on the year with an ERA of 5.59… Combined for one shutout… Tossed 29 complete innings, allowing 22 runs (18 earned) and striking out 13 with eight walks… Registered a .279 average against… Did not allow a single run against just one hit through 7 1/3 innings from Apr. 24-May 7… Hurled a season-long 3.2 innings at top-ranked Florida (June 5) in the Gainesville [Fla.] Regional… Threw three innings against ACC rival Florida State (Apr. 29) while allowing just a single walk and a picking up a strikeout… Tallied season-highs in strikeouts (two) against Georgia Tech (Mar. 25) and Florida (June 5)…

High School/Prep…
Attended Christopher Columbus High School… Played baseball for coach Joe Weber… Finished his senior year with a record of 6-1 with a 1.87 ERA and 74 strikeouts… Had five saves in relief action… Named to the Second Team All-Miami/Dade County squad… Helped his team to a 23-7 record in 2010, with the Explorers reaching the regional finals… In 2009, went 5-2 on the mound with an earned run average of 1.21 while striking out 81 batters… Posted nine saves out of the bullpen… A member of the Second Team All-Miami/Dade County squad… The Explorers went 25-8 in 2009, finishing as state runners-up… Saw action as a sophomore in 2008, with the team going 19-9… He ended the season with a 1-0 record, scoring 21 strikeouts and a 3.56 ERA… Played summer ball for the Florida Legends under head coach Angel Herrera…

Full name is Javier Salas… Major is accounting… Son of Raul and Aurora Salas… Both of his parents are lawyers… Has a younger brother, Jorge, who also studies at Miami… His father played football at Lafayette College… Named as the Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 2010…

2014 2.92 4-3 14 8 52.1 47 22 17 15 43
2013 3.18 5-5 17 11 70.2 68 36 25 19 57
2012 3.21 6-3 19 5 47.2 48 26 17 16 48
2011 5.59 0-2 21 0 29.0 31 22 18 8 13
CAREER 3.47 15-13 71 24 199.2 194 106 77 58 161