15 - Dylan Floro
Dylan Floro
Born: 12/27/1990
Height: 6-2
Weight: 180
Year: Junior
Hometown: Merced, Calif.
High School: Buhach Colony HS
Position: RHP
B/T: L/R
Experience: 2V

TITANS `11: Led staff with 25 appearances including 4 starts • Had 4-2 record plus a save • 2-0 as a starter and the wins came in back-to-back starts - 6 IP (2 ER) in second game vs. Washington on Mar. 19 and 6 IP (2 ER) in second game at Hawaii on Mar. 26 • Wins in relief came at TCU on Feb. 27 and Apr. 10 vs. UC Irvine • Save came vs. USC on Mar. 5 with 2 scoreless innings • Longest outing was 7-inning (4 ER) start in 6-4 win over Pacific on May 1 • Last start was 5 IP (10 H, 1 ER) no-decision at UC Riverside on May 8.

TITANS `10: Was named a Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball and a second-team Freshman All-American by the NCBWA • Made 27 appearances with 19 of them coming out of the bullpen • Made 8 starts with all 8 coming in his last 9 appearances • Started the season as a primary arm out of the bullpen but filled in for both Noe Ramirez's (Friday nights) and Tyler Pill's (Sundays) slots when they went down with injuries late in the season • Made his collegiate debut on Feb. 20 vs. Pepperdine (1 IP, 1 BB) • After a walk in his first start on Feb. 20, did not walk another batter in his next 17 appearances (32.2 IP) • Finished the season with nearly a 7:1 strikeout to walk ratio (11:69) • Picked up his first win on Apr. 6 at UCLA with 2.2 innings of relief; he struck out 3 and surrendered a pair of hits in the Titans' 6-1 win • 4 days later on Apr. 10 at UC Irvine, he logged his first career save with a perfect 2.0 innings with 3 strikeouts • His longest relief appearance came on Mar. 16 when he held nationally-ranked Arizona State to a run on 6 hits over 4.2 innings in the eventual 6-5 Titan loss • He worked 6-plus innings in 7 of his 8 starts, the exception was on June 7 (3.2 innings) in his second start in 4 days • Had a pair of complete-game shutouts to his credit - May 9 vs. UC Riverside (6 H, 2 K), and May 28 vs. Cal State Northridge (4 H, 7 K) • Was named the Big West Pitcher of the Week on May 10 after his complete-game shutout over UC Riverside on May 9 • Struck out a season-high 8 batters 3 times • Was a perfect 7-0 heading into the postseason, where he was touched for his only 2 losses of the year •Was the victor in each of his first 5 career starts • Ranked in the Big West Conference Top 10 in the following categories: wins (9th, 7), appearances (3rd, 27), ERA (4th, 3.26), opponents batting average (9th, 2.81), and strikeouts (10th, 69), earning him the distinction as the 2010 Big West Conference Freshman Pitcher of the Year and All-Big West second teamer • Ranked 6th in the nation in fewest walks per 9 innings (1.09 bb/9IP).

BUHACH COLONY HS: Was a four-year varsity letterman for Head Coach Wayne Fitzgerald's Thunder • A three-time All-Central California first teamer (2007, 2008 and 2009) and an All-Valley Oak second teamer (for then-Head Coach Greg Wakefield) in 2006 as a freshman • Helped lead BCHS to 4 consecutive league championships • Was a three-time Merced Sun Star and Modesto Bee first team all-area pitcher • Was named the Central California League Pitcher of the Year in 2007, 2008 and 2009 after going 7-0 with 2 saves and an 0.46 ERA while striking out 109 batters in 75 innings; also batted .462 with 4 home runs at the plate • Was No. 56 on Baseball America's 2008 Top 100 High School Prospect list, and was a second-team Baseball America High School All-American after going 12-1 with an .075 ERA his junior year (2008); struck out 139 and walked just 21 in 93.2 innings • Was drafted in the 20th round by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2009 MLB First-Year Player Draft • Also played football for 1 season at the varsity level.

PERSONAL: Born on Dec. 27, 1990, in Merced, Calif. • Full name is Dylan Lee Floro • Parents are Kent and DeAnn Floro • Has an older brother (Brock) who is currently a graduate assistant coach for the Titans and a younger brother (Kadon) • Majoring in communications • Models his game after two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum of the San Francisco Giants • Favorites include: Chipper Jones (baseball player), AT&T Park (favorite place to play), "The Hangover" (movie), Will Smith (Actor) and the Atlanta Braves (team).

Career Highs Graphic

Innings Pitched: 9.0, 2 times, last on May 28, 2010 vs. CSUN

Strikeouts: 8, 3 times, last on June 4, 2010 vs. Minnesota

Hits Allowed: 12, May 23, 2010 vs. Santa Clara

Runs Allowed: 6, June 13, 2010 at UCLA

Earned Runs Allowed: 5, May 23, 2010 vs. Santa Clara

Walks Allowed: 3, Mar. 26, 2011 vs. Hawaii (Gm. 2)