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BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE: Pitched two years at Bakersfield College in Bakersfield, Calif., under Head Coach Tim Painton Was a unanimous selection for the All-Western State (South) Conference Pitcher of the Year Award after posting a 12-2 record and a 3.15 ERA in 123 innings for the Renegades in 2008 Struck out 114 opposing batters and walked just 24, compiling five complete games in 16 starts Made one relief appearance on the year As a freshman, went 3-4 with a 4.70 ERA in 11 starts Struck out 65 hitters in 67 innings pitched in 2007 and earned a spot on the All-WSC Second Team. Drafted in the 26th round of the 2007 MLB Draft by the Minnesota Twins and the 22nd round of the 2008 draft.
LIBERTY HS:Was a two-year letterman for Head Coach Rob Amble at Liberty High School in Bakersfield, Calif. Led the Patriots from the hill with a 9-1 record and a 1.79 ERA as a senior earning the Southeast Yosemite League's Most Valuable Pitcher Award in 2006 He also hurled six complete games and struck out 70 in 66.2 innings of work in 2006 Was drafted in the 25th round of the 2006 MLB draft by the Atlanta Braves As a junior, posted an 0-0 record in three innings of work.
PERSONAL: Born on Sept. 14, 1988, in Riverside, Calif. Parents are Bob and Diane Witten Has two older sisters (Amber and Ashley) Full name is Kyle Robert Witten Nickname is Witty Major is undeclared Models his game after Angels reliever Scott Shields Favorites include: Lil Wayne, Mudvayne (musical artists), off-roading (hobby), Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (team), 4wheeldrive.com (website).