TITANS `09: Made 15appearances including five midweek starts totaling 37.2 inningsStruck out nine (setting a career high) and tossed 4.2innings of relief to earn the win on Mar. 20 vs. Oral Roberts Started and tossed a career-high 7.0 innings in the Titans'3-1 loss to then-No. 3 Arizona State on Apr. 1. He allowed threeruns on eight hits and struck out three Picked up his othertwo wins in starts on Apr. 22 at Pepperdine (4.0 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 1 K)and May 5 vs. Arizona (5.0 IP, 2 R, 6 H, 5 K).
TITANS `08: Made sevenappearances for the Titans, with his last four coming as midweekstarts In his first career start, struck out a season-highfive Sun Devils in his longest outing of the year (4.1 IP) on Apr.23 against then-No. 6 Arizona State Struck out four overthree innings of work in his collegiate debut on Feb. 29 atStanford Earned his first career win on May 6 againstPepperdine by allowing just one run on four hits over four inningsin the Titans' 9-1 "staff day" win.
SILVERADO HS: Was afour-year letterman for Head Coach Brian Whitaker helping theSkyhawks to three league championships from 2004-2007 Wasdominant on the mound posting an impressive 18-5 career record anda 2.56 ERA in 150.2 career innings Was just as dominant atthe plate hitting a career .342 with a school record 27 home runsand 111 RBI Was a three-time first-teamAll-Sunrise-Southeast League player (2005-07) Was namedall-region and All-Southern Nevada twice (2006-07), and named tothe all-state team his senior season Also lettered infootball (2005-07) and basketball (2004-06) and earned academichonors as a scholar athlete every semester of high school Was drafted by the Oakland A's in the 38th round of the 2007 MLBdraft.
PERSONAL: Born onAugust 18, 1989, in Santa Ana, Calif. Parents are Michaeland Teresa Rath Has an older brother (Kyle) and an oldersister (April) Full name is Kevin Michael Rath Nickname is Rathman Majoring in communications Modelshis game after White Sox lefty Mark Buerhle Favoritesinclude: Denzel Washington and Jessica Alba (actors), "Remember theTitans" and "Training Day" (movies), "Harry Potter" series (books),Hawthorne Heights and Eminem (musical artists) myspace.com andfacebook.com (websites).
RATH'S DIV. I CAREER HIGHS
Innings Pitched:7.0, Apr. 1, 2009 at ArizonaState
Strikeouts:9, Mar. 20, 2009 vs. OralRoberts
Hits Allowed:9, Apr. 23, 2008 vs.Arizona State
Runs Allowed: 7, Apr. 23, 2008 vs.Arizona State
ERs Allowed:4, 2 times, last on Mar.20, 2009 vs. Oral Roberts
Walks Allowed: 5, Feb. 24, 2009 atSan Diego State