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#30 Davis Sharpe

Davis Sharpe - Baseball - Clemson University Athletics
Position:
RHP/1B
Height:
6-4
Weight:
215
Class:
*So.
Hometown:
Dacula, Ga.
High School:
Mill Creek HS
B/T:
R-R
* - Redshirt
BIO

Career Stats

Two-time ACC Academic Honor Roll member … talented two-way player … in 138.2 innings pitched over 29 appearances (24 starts) and three seasons, he had a 12-6 record and 3.89 ERA while allowing 119 hits (.232 opponents’ batting average) and 54 walks with 152 strikeouts … career .256 hitter with a .424 slugging percentage and .369 on-base percentage in 74 games (66 starts) … had 12 doubles, 10 homers, 40 RBIs, 44 runs, 35 walks, 11 hit-by-pitches and four steals … eighth in Tiger history in career strikeouts per nine innings pitched (9.87).

2021: Drafted in the 13th round (No. 396 overall pick) by the Cleveland Indians and signed in July … ACC Academic Honor Roll member … had a 4-1 record and 5.50 ERA in 10 appearances (six starts) … in 36.0 innings pitched, he allowed 38 hits (.268 opponents’ batting average) and 17 walks with 48 strikeouts … hit .211 with 16 runs, six doubles, three homers, 12 RBIs, a .408 slugging percentage, .315 on-base percentage, eight walks and four hit-by-pitches in 23 games (19 starts, including 14 at first base and five as the DH) … only allowed two steals … pitched 5.0 innings in a starting role, allowing one hit, no runs and one walk with nine strikeouts to earn the win against Cincinnati on Feb. 19 … pitched 4.0 innings in a starting role, allowing one walk with 10 strikeouts against No. 16 South Carolina at Greenville, S.C. on Feb. 27 … pitched 5.2 innings in a starting role with two strikeouts to earn the win against Notre Dame on March 5 … went 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs in the second game of a doubleheader against Boston College on March 27 … went 1-for-2 with a homer and three walks at No. 21 Georgia on April 20 … went 1-for-4 with a two-run walkoff homer in the ninth inning and two runs in the first game of a doubleheader against Wake Forest on April 25 … went 2-for-3 with a homer, three RBIs, two runs, a walk and hit-by-pitch against No. 4 Louisville on May 2 … pitched 4.1 innings in relief, allowing three hits and no runs with eight strikeouts to earn the win at No. 10 Florida State on May 15 … pitched 7.0 innings in a starting role, allowing six hits, two earned runs and no walks with eight strikeouts to earn the win against No. 17 Georgia Tech in the ACC Tournament on May 26 … preseason first-team All-American by Collegiate Baseball, D1Baseball, NCBWA and Perfect Game … No. 51 player in the nation in the preseason by Baseball America … No. 13 first baseman in the nation in the preseason by D1Baseball … No. 97 starting pitcher in the nation in the preseason by D1Baseball … preseason first-team All-ACC by Perfect Game.

2020: Received a redshirt from the NCAA with the season’s suspension on March 12 and cancellation due to a coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic … ACC Academic Honor Roll member … had a 1-1 record and 3.93 ERA in four starts … in 18.1 innings pitched, he allowed 20 hits (.270 opponents’ batting average) and four walks with 20 strikeouts … hit .311 with six runs, two doubles, four homers, 10 RBIs, a .622 slugging percentage, .436 on-base percentage, eight walks, two hit-by-pitches and a steal in 13 games (13 starts, including seven as the DH and six at first base) … tied for second in the ACC in starts on the mound … led the team in homers and slugging percentage … tied for the team lead in starts on the mound and pickoffs (1) … named one of four national players-of-the-week by Collegiate Baseball on March 16 for his two games on March 10,11; was 3-for-9 with two homers and five RBIs … pitched 5.0 innings in a starting role, allowing three hits, no runs and one walk with six strikeouts to earn the win against Liberty on Feb. 15 … pitched 6.0 innings in a starting role, allowing five hits, no runs and no walks with six strikeouts against Stony Brook on Feb. 22 … went 3-for-4 with a hit-by-pitch against East Tennessee State on Feb. 25 … went 1-for-3 with a homer, two RBIs, a walk and steal at South Carolina on Feb. 28 … went 1-for-4 with a homer and three RBIs against South Carolina at Columbia, S.C. (Segra Park) on Feb. 29 … hit a team-season-high two homers with a team-season-high five RBIs against Presbyterian on March 10 … preseason second-team All-American by NCBWA … preseason third-team All-American by Perfect Game … preseason first-team All-ACC by Perfect Game … No. 62 starting pitcher in the nation in the preseason by D1Baseball … No. 29 sophomore in the nation in the preseason by Perfect Game … No. 10 ACC prospect for the 2021 draft in the preseason by Baseball America … No. 25 ACC prospect for the 2021 draft in the preseason by D1Baseball.

2019: National Pitcher-of-the-Year Award Watch List member … John Olerud Two-Way Player-of-the-Year Award finalist; only freshman among the five finalists … first-team freshman All-American by Baseball America, D1Baseball and Perfect Game … freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball … second-team freshman All-American by NCBWA … Second-Team All-ACC selection (starting pitcher); first Tiger freshman to be an All-ACC pitcher since 2000 (Jarrod Schmidt) … All-ACC Freshman selection … had a 7-4 record and 3.20 ERA in 15 appearances (14 starts) … in 84.1 innings pitched, he allowed 61 hits (.205 opponents’ batting average) and 33 walks with 84 strikeouts … fourth in the ACC in hits per nine innings pitched (6.51), sixth in opponents’ batting average, seventh in ERA and eighth in innings pitched … led the team in ERA, starts on the mound, innings pitched and strikeouts … held opponents to a .141 batting average with two outs … hit .264 with 22 runs, four doubles, three homers, 18 RBIs, a .364 slugging percentage, .377 on-base percentage, 19 walks, five hit-by-pitches and three steals in 38 games (34 starts, including 28 as the DH and six at first base) … named ACC Player-of-the-Week on Feb. 18 for his two games on Feb. 16 … named one of 12 national players-of-the-week by Collegiate Baseball on Feb. 25 for his four games from Feb. 18-24; was 4-for-14 (.286) with a double, RBI and three runs along with allowing just one hit and no runs with 11 strikeouts in 6.0 innings pitched … named midseason national freshman-of-the-year by D1Baseball on April 4 … pitched 5.0 innings in a starting role, allowing two hits and no runs with eight strikeouts to earn the win in the first game of a doubleheader against South Alabama on Feb. 16; was his first career appearance … hit two homers with three RBIs in the second game of a doubleheader against South Alabama on Feb. 16; was his first career game in the batting order … pitched 6.0 innings in a starting role, allowing one hit, no runs and two walks with a team-season-high 11 strikeouts to earn the win in the second game of a doubleheader against VMI on Feb. 23; did not allow a runner past first base … pitched 6.0 innings in a starting role, allowing three hits and one run with seven strikeouts in the first game of a doubleheader against No. 3 North Carolina on March 9 … pitched 6.0 innings in a starting role, allowing six hits, one earned run and two walks with eight strikeouts against Notre Dame on March 15 … pitched 7.0 innings in a starting role, allowing three hits, no runs and two walks with six strikeouts to earn the win at Boston College on March 22 … pitched 6.0 innings in a starting role, allowing four hits, one earned run and two walks with six strikeouts to earn the win at Virginia Tech on March 29 … went 2-for-2 with a double, three RBIs, two runs, a walk, hit-by-pitch and steal at Virginia Tech on March 30 … went 2-for-3 with a homer and two runs against No. 4 Georgia on April 2 … pitched 6.2 innings in a starting role, allowing four hits, one run and one walk with seven strikeouts to earn the win against No. 8 Louisville on April 5 … pitched 5.2 innings in a starting role, allowing three hits with six strikeouts to earn the win against Gardner-Webb on May 4 … pitched 5.0 innings in a starting role, allowing four hits and one run with four strikeouts at No. 16 NC State on May 11 … pitched 6.2 innings in relief, allowing three hits, no earned runs and one walk with four strikeouts to earn the win against Illinois in the Oxford Regional on May 31 … No. 27 freshman in the nation in the preseason by D1Baseball … No. 41 freshman in the nation in the preseason by Perfect Game … No. 7 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by D1Baseball.

Before Clemson: Drafted in the 34th round (No. 1,014 overall pick) by the Pittsburgh Pirates … all-state as a senior … county pitcher-of-the-year as a senior … set the school career record for strikeouts … member of the state runnerup team and region championship team as a senior … lettered four times in baseball at Mill Creek High School, where he was coached by Doug Jones.

Personal: Majoring in management … born Davis Riley Sharpe on Jan. 30, 2000 in Arlington, Texas.

Favorite hobby – Water sports
Interesting fact about family/parents – His entire family is from Texas
One fact that most people don’t know – Has multiple birthmarks
Favorite food or candy – Mashed potatoes
Proudest childhood accomplishment – Learned to ride a bike at two
Ideal vacation spot – Australia
Childhood hero – Derek Jeter
One person, living or dead, to eat dinner with – Rob Gronkowski