Left Handed Pitcher
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
William T. Dwyer HS
Named to the 2007 Roger Clemens Award Preseason Watch List … ended the 2006 season as UM’s leader in wins and innings pitched despite missing the first 10 games due to injury … went 12-3 with a 4.57 ERA and one complete game … will compete for the No. 1 spot in the rotation in 2007… has command of four pitches … live arm who is expected to go very high in the 2007 draft … a lot of movement on his fastball … fields his position well and is tough to run on because he is so quick to the plate … wore a protective mask while pitching for most of the 2006 season … selected to the Cape Cod League Eastern All-Star Team in 2006 after going 3-1 with a 1.80 ERA in 25.0 innings … selected in the 23rd round of the 2006 MLB Draft by the Colorado Rockies but elected to return to school … was not enrolled in school in the fall 2005 semester while recovering from a head injury suffered in automobile accident during the summer … steadily improved throughout his seven appearances in 2005 … had a great 2005 summer in the Clark Griffith League in Maryland, going 1-1 with a 1.65 ERA and 39 strikeouts in 27.1 innings for the Herndon Braves … missed the 2004 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery in January … considered by the Miami coaching staff to be one of the best prospects to come to school during head coach Jim Morris’ time in Coral Gables … Baseball America’s No. 7 prospect coming out of high school in 2003 … he elected to come to school after being selected in the 15th round of the 2003 MLB Draft by the Seattle Mariners.
Went 12-3 with a complete game and a 4.57 ERA … led the team in wins and innings pitched … gave up 97 hits in 106.1 innings with 39 walks and 76 strikeouts … recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts against Wake Forest, the most by a Hurricane pitcher since Chris Sheffield had 11 against Cornell on March 21, 2001… tied for second in the ACC in wins … moved into the Firday starting role in the latter half of the season … rebounded from a rough first-outing of the season to pick up his first career win against Bethune-Cookman … made his first career start against Florida on 2/19, his first appearance of the season. College World Series (6/17): Earned Miam’s only win in the 2006 CWS, going 7.0 scoreless innings and giving up four hits against Oregon State … gave up a double with three strikeouts, two walks and a hit batter against the Beavers … Oxford Super Regional (6/10): Earned a no-decision after giving up nine hits and a career-high eight earned runs in 4.2 innings in Game 1 … charged with giving up five runs, all with two outs in the fifth inning. Lincoln Regional (6/4): Clinched Miami’s 13th-straight Regional Championship with his first complete game … gave up six hits and three earned runs in the 10-4 win, with two walks and four strikeouts … retired 14 of the last 15 batters he faced. ACC Tournament (5/24): Was charged with the loss despite throwing one of his best games of the season … gave up two earned runs on six hits in 7.2 innings with two walks and three strikeouts. at Georgia Tech (5/18): Earned the win, going 5.2 innings and giving up five runs on seven hits with three walks and four strikeouts. vs. Wake Forest (5/12): Gave up one hit on the first pitch of the game and then went on to strike out a career-high 11 batters in 7.0 innings to earn the win … the 11 strikeouts was the most by a Hurricane pitcher since the 2001 season … also issued three walks and gave up one earned run in the first inning. vs. Wright State (5/5): Gave up a season-high nine hits in 6.1 innings, but earned the win … walked one and gave up two earned runs. vs. N.C. State (4/29): Made his first Saturday start of the season and gave up eighth hits, five runs, four earned with three walks and five strikeouts in 6.1 innings … also committed two errors in the field … earned his second win of the season against a ranked team. vs. Virginia (4/23): Lasted 6.0 innings and gave up six runs, five earned, on eight hits with three walks and a strikeout in the no-decision. at Florida State (41/6): Earned his first win in three starts to ensure Miami of a series victory … struck out a career-high eight batters and gave up three earned runs on six hits in 7.0 innings … retired 13 batters in a row at one point … gave up three hits and two runs in the first inning before rebounding to shut down the Seminoles. vs. North Carolina (4/9): Lost his second-straight start, giving up eight runs on seven hits with four walks and four strikeouts in 4.2 innings. vs. Clemson (4/2): Had his worst outing of the season, lasting only one-third of an inning … hit two batters, gave up five hits and seven earned runs before being pulled. at Maryland (3/26): Earned his fifth consecutive win in as many decisions with eight innings of two-hit ball … gave up just two singles for the second-straight game and tied a career high with six strikeouts … gave up one run, unearned. at Duke (3/19): Had his best outing of the season, going a career-long 8.0 innings and giving up just two hits to earn his fourth consecutive win. vs. Virginia Tech (3/12): Struck out a career-high six batters in 6.0 innings to pick up his third w– vs. Florida (2/19): Made his first career start and gave up six runs in 1.1 innings with two walks and three hit batters … cruised through the first inning, striking out two, before hitting the first two batters he faced in the second inning.
Made seven appearances during the season after a long road of recovery from Tommy John surgery and other injuries … showed flashes of the talent that made him one of the most highly-touted prospects since Jim Morris started coaching at Miami … totaled 9.2 innings and gave up eight earned runs with 11 strikeouts. At Clemson (5/19): Had his best outing of the season, striking out four with no walks and one hit in 2.1 innings. Vs. Florida State (4/24): Gave up three earned runs on four hits in 2.1 innings of work with three walks and two strikeouts. At North Carolina (4/17): Started fast but was reached in his second inning of work for three runs (one earned) on a three-run home run. Vs. Oral Roberts (4/3): Struck out three but gave up two hits, including a home run and let in three earned runs. Vs. Georgia Tech (3/26): Gave up one earned run on a bases-loaded walk. At Wake Forest (3/20): Pitched two-thirds of an inning and gave up two unearned runs. Vs. Rutgers (3/16): Pitched a scoreless inning in his collegiate debut.
Maine redshirted in 2004 after tearing the UCL ligament in his left elbow in early January … underwent Tommy John surgery on Jan. 27 … began throwing in May of 2004 … participated in fall practice.
William T. Dwyer
Played for Tony Gullo at William T. Dwyer High School … set school-season records in ERA (0.10) and strikeouts (119) and the single-game records for strikeouts in a game with 17. Senior (2003): Went 6-2 with one save and a 0.10 ERA as a senior … struck out 119 … led his team to the 5A District semifinals … Florida 5A Pitcher of the Year … first player selected for the Inaugural All-American High School baseball game … Palm Beach Post All-Area first-team selection … 2003 Sun-Sentinel High School 6A-5A-4A Player of the Year … on Baseball America’s national High School Player of the Year watch list … first-team Florida Sportswriters Association 5A All-State team … was named team MVP. Junior (2002): Served as William T. Dwyer’s closer compiling a 2-2 record and 1.90 ERA … earned six saves and held opponents batting average to .078 … won Dwyer’s Team Pitching Award … led his team to the district quarterfinals. Sophomore (2001): Was a relief pitcher and outfield for William T. Dwyer High School. Freshman (2000): Earned a spot on the varsity squad as an outfielder and relief pitcher.
Son of Sherman and Pat Maine … was given a community service award for over 200 hours of service … named to the honor roll all four year of high school … named an Academic Athlete with a grade point average above 3.0 … is majoring in business at the University of Miami.
Maine’s Career Statistics
Year W-L ERA Sv G-GS CG SH IP H R ER BB SO HBP WP 2B 3B HR AB Avg PO A E Fld.2005 0-0 7.45 0 7-0 0 0 9.2 11 14 8 7 11 2 1 2 0 2 43 .256 0 1 0 1.000Total 0-0 7.45 0 7-0 0 0 9.2 11 14 8 7 11 2 1 2 0 2 43 .256 0 1 0 1.000