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Kirk McCarty

#24 | P | IndiansCLE
Lynchburg Hillcats Lynchburg Hillcats
Kirk McCarty
Name: Kirkland Morgan McCarty
Born: Oct 12, 1995 in Hattiesburg, MS
High School: Oak Grove
Four-Year College: Southern Mississippi
Ht.: 5'8" / Wt.: 185 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
  IP ERA WHIP BB/9 SO/9
Career 236 4.12 1.32 2.44 9.69
Drafted in the 7th round (222nd overall) by the Cleveland IndiansĀ in 2017 (signed for $250,000)
McCarty and third baseman/righthander Taylor Braley teamed at Oak Grove High in Hattiesburg, Miss., winning a pair of state titles before moving on to Southern Mississippi. Together, they helped lead the Golden Eagles to this season's Conference USA regular-season title and a regional host spot. Owner of a 22-4 career record, McCarty is smallish (5-foot-10, 185 pounds) but commands a fringy 88-91 mph fastball to both sides of the plate. His calling card is his ability to spin a tight breaking ball, an above-average curve that he can throw for strikes or get hitters to chase for strikeouts. He also spots an average changeup and had a solid, short Cape Cod League stint, getting him in front of national evaluators.
Career Statistics
  • Career Statistics
  • 2020 Game Logs
  • 2020 Splits
  • Spring Training
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