15 - Kyle Witten
Kyle Witten
Height: 6-4
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.
High School: Liberty HS
College: Bakersfield College
Position: RHP/INF
B/T: R/R
Experience: JC

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).