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#36 Sheldon Reed

Sheldon Reed - Baseball - Clemson University Athletics
BIO

Career Stats

Converted outfielder who had a good fastball … in 6.0 innings pitched over eight relief appearances and two active seasons, he had an 0-0 record and a 6.00 ERA while allowing six hits (.261 opponents’ batting average) and six walks with eight strikeouts.

2020: Received a redshirt from the NCAA with the season’s suspension on March 12 and cancellation due to a coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic … signed a free-agent contract with the Chicago Cubs in June … ACC Academic Honor Roll member … had an 0-0 record and a 13.50 ERA in two relief appearances … in 0.2 innings pitched, he allowed no hits and two walks with two strikeouts … suffered an arm injury against Stony Brook on Feb. 22 and missed the rest of the season.

2019: Had an 0-0 record and a 5.06 ERA in six relief appearances … in 5.1 innings pitched, he allowed six hits (.286 opponents’ batting average), no homers and four walks with six strikeouts … held opponents to 2-for-13 (.154) with runners on base and 1-for-8 (.125) with runners in scoring position … pitched 1.0 innings in relief, allowing no runs and no walks with one strikeout at South Carolina on March 3; was his first appearance as a Tiger … pitched 2.2 innings in relief, allowing two hits, no earned runs and no walks with two strikeouts against College of Charleston on March 19 … played for Lexington County in the Coastal Plain League in the summer, where he was 0-0 with a 1.54 ERA, an .077 opponents’ batting average and 17 strikeouts in 11.2 innings pitched over 10 relief appearances.

2018: Redshirted as a member of the developmental squad.

Before Clemson: First-team all-region in 2017 … played at Spartanburg Methodist College, where he was coached by Tim Wallace … Valley Baseball League All-Star … all-state as a junior and senior … regional player-of-the-year as a senior … lettered four times in baseball at Emerald High School, where he was coached by Stanley Moss.

Personal: Graduated May 7, 2020 with a degree in communication … born Sheldon Thomas Reed on July 30, 1997 in Greenwood, S.C.

Favorite hobbies – Playing basketball and video games
Interesting fact about family/parents – His father, Brandon, is the original Rough N’ Rowdy champion
One fact that most people don’t know – Can quote the movie “Benchwarmers” word for word
Favorite food or candy – Cookout tray with an Oreo milkshake
Proudest childhood accomplishment – Winning the Little League state championship and playing in the Southeast Regional
Ideal vacation spot – Greece
Childhood hero – Chipper Jones
One person, living or dead, to eat dinner with – Elon Musk