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Ryan Braun
Ryan  Braun

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Fresno, CA

High School:
Edison

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
Pitcher

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right

Scouting Report

A hard-throwing right-hander with an excellent slider who is slated to be a weekend starter for the Deacons ... can throw in the low-to-mid 90's with his fastball ... pitched very well down the stretch last season, allowing just seven earned runs in his final four starts.

2001: Sophomore Season

Started 11 games and posted a 4-2 ERA with wins against Maryland, Georgia Tech, Old Dominion and High Point ... was dominating against Virginia in the ACC Tournament, striking out a career-high 10 batters in just six innings for the win ... threw six shutout innings at Maryland, allowing three hits while fanning six batters ... got the win at Georgia Tech with seven strong innings, allowing four runs on five hits while striking out a career high eight batters ... struck out three Seminole hitters in 2.0 innings at Florida State ... picked up the win over High Point after throwing five innings, allowing one earned run while striking out five ... missed the month of March with tendonitis in his shoulder.

2000: Freshman Season

Made 21 appearances with three starts ... posted a 3-3 mark with a 3.76 ERA ... picked up his first career win on April 7 vs. North Carolina after throwing six scoreless innings with four strikeouts out of the bullpen.

1999: Redshirt Season

Received a medical redshirt ... underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow during the fall of 1998 and did not play during the 1999 season ... traveled with the team during the postseason as the 25th player on the active roster and served as a bullpen catcher.

Edison High School

As a senior, hit .380 with 10 home runs and 36 RBI ... posted a 7-4 record and a 2.56 ERA on the mound with 100 strikeouts in 82 innings ... hit .375 as a junior and went 12-3 with 91 K's in 80 innings ... tabbed to the first-team all-San Juaquin Valley team by the Fresno Bee in both 1997 and 1998.

Personal

Selected in the 21st round by the Anaheim Angels in the 1998 Major League baseball amateur draft but elected to come to Wake Forest instead ... a communications major ... parents are Ted and Barbara Braun ... born July 29, 1980 in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.

Braun?s Career Statistics

YearG-GSW-LCGSHSVERAIPHRERBBSO
200021-33-30013.7652.24526221628
200113-114-20004.5355.25734282357
Total24-147-50014.15108.110260503975
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