Bryan  Morgado

24Bryan Morgado


Miami, Fla.

High School:
Florida Christian

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 203



Was selected in the third round (102nd overall pick) of the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft by the Chicago White Sox but decided to return to Tennessee for his junior season...Made 20 appearances with five starts during his sophomore campaign...Led the Vols with 75 strikeouts on the year...Began season as a starter but moved to bullpen in early April...Posted an 0-1 record as a starter but shared the team lead with four wins in relief outings...Had an overall record of 4-2...Posted a season ERA of 6.36...Managed two saves in 15 relief appearances...Tallied his first win out of the bullpen against Ohio on March 7 with seven strikeouts in four innings of work...Suffered his only loss as a starter at Alabama on April 5, allowing season-highs of eight runs (six earned) and eight hits through five innings...Posted first save against Mississippi State on April 10 with a season-high eight strikeouts in four innings...Lasted five innings with six strikeouts and gave up only two hits against Georgia on March 29...Picked up second save at LSU with four strikeouts, zero runs, and only two hits in two innings...Pitched two innings against Arkansas, recording his second relief win with two strikeouts and one run...Suffered second loss on May 9 against South Carolina where he gave up four runs (all earned) off five hits in just two innings...Posted third relief win at Kentucky on May 2, notching five strikeouts in 4 1/3 innings...Pitched 2 1/3 innings in his fourth win out of the pen against MTSU with four strikeouts and no earned runs...Also made brief relief appearances against West Virginia (Feb. 27), Louisville (March 11), Auburn (March 15), Charleston Southern (April 1), ETSU (April 21), Arkansas (April 26), and Vanderbilt (May 15)...Spent the summer of 2009 playing with the Bourne Braves in the prestigious Cape Cod League...Posted a 2-1 record with a 3.06 ERA in eight appearances, including six starts...Twirled 32 1/3 innings, striking out 47 and allowing just 17 hits.

2008 - REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (Freshman All-American)
Made 14 appearances while sharing the team lead with 13 starts...Held down the role of Tennessee's Saturday starter...Was a second-team selection on the Pro-Line Athletic/National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Freshman All-America Team...Earned a spot on the prestigious Roger Clemens Award watch list and also was among the first 12 players in the nation to accept an invitation to USA Baseball's 2008 National Team Trials...Ranked among the nation's strikeouts leaders with 104 Ks through just 80 1/3 innings pitched...Recorded the second-highest single-season strikeout total ever by a Tennessee freshman...Averaged 11.65 strikeouts per nine innings and recorded five double-digit strikeout performances...Finished with a 5-5 record (UT scored two runs or fewer in four of his starts) and a team-best 4.59 ERA...Held opponents to a .239 batting average and posted a 2.8 strikeout-to-walk ratio...Averaged 5.74 innings per appearance...Left-handers hit .253 against him, while right-handers batted .234...Made 10 starts in SEC play, posting a 3-4 record and a 6.02 ERA with 71 strikeouts in 58 1/3 innings of league action...Made his much-anticipated Tennessee debut Feb. 25 against Furman and struck out 12 while limiting the Paladins to a single unearned run on two hits with one walk...Received no run support during an outstanding start against Oklahoma at Minute Maid Park in Houston on March 2, fanning 10 and allowing two runs (one earned) through eight innings as the Vols lost 2-0...Struck out nine batters in just five innings of action against Eastern Michigan during which the Eagles managed just one run on four hits...Logged a win in his Southeastern Conference debut March 16 against LSU by holding the Tigers to three runs (two earned) on five hits with three walks and eight Ks through seven innings...His first career road start saw him strike out 10 during a loss at Georgia on March 22...Surrendered three runs to the Bulldogs on four hits through 6 2/3 innings...Earned a no-decision at Auburn March 29 after giving up four runs in 4 1/3 innings of action...Was saddled with a second straight no-decision on April 5 when Florida managed five runs on four hits in 4 1/3 innings against him...Earned a win over Alabama April 12 when he held the Tide to a single run on five hits with 10 strikeouts in seven innings...Posted his highest SEC strikeouts total April 19 at Arkansas when he fanned 11 during an 8 1/3-inning start in which he allowed four runs on seven hits with no walks...Picked up his fifth win April 26 at Mississippi State as he struck out eight Bulldogs and allowed three runs (two earned) on four hits through six innings...His lone relief appearance came against Belmont May 7, as he allowed no runs on one hit with two strikeouts during a single inning of action...Lasted just four innings in a rough start against 13th-ranked Vanderbilt May 3, allowing seven runs on nine hits and taking his third loss of the year...Struck out nine batters during a six-inning start against 22nd-ranked Kentucky May 10 (loss)...His strong outing against the Wildcats placed him alongside former UT great James Adkins (2005-07) as the only freshmen in Tennessee history to record at least 100 strikeouts...Closed out the season with a loss at 18th-ranked South Carolina on May 16, during which he was touched for seven runs on four hits through 4 2/3 innings.

Suffered an arm injury in the summer before his arrival at UT...Underwent surgery Oct. 9, 2006, and redshirted.

Graduated from Florida Christian High School in Miami, Fla....Selected by the Boston Red Sox in the 34th round of the 2006 MLB draft (1,033rd overall pick)...Rated by Baseball America as the 35th-ranked overall high school senior in the country in 2006...Pitched two solid innings and earned the win in the fourth annual All-American Game presented by Playstation in Albuquerque, N.M....As a senior in 2006, he helped FCHS to a 29-2 record (including a 26-game win streak) and a state title...That team finished the year ranked No. 5 in the nation by both USA Today and Baseball America...A first-team All-State selection and the 2005 Miami Herald Pitcher of the Year, he posted a 9-1 record and a 0.76 ERA as a junior in 2005 with 117 strikeouts in 67.1 innings pitched...Played on the 2005 18 & Under World Wood Bat Champion Florida Bombers summer team, going 5-0 with a 1.91 ERA and 55 strikeouts in 29.1 innings while earning tournament co-MVP honors...Ranks fourth on the Bombers' all-time single-season list with 55 strikeouts (2005)...Began his prep career by attending Miami's Coral Park Senior High School.

Full name is Bryan Adam Morgado...Last name pronounced: mohr-GAH-doh...Born Dec. 8, 1988, in Miami, Fla....Son of Arsenio and Alicia Morgado...Recipient of the James W. Robinson Scholarship Endowment...Academic major: Sport management with a minor in business.

Innings pitched-Starter: 8.1 at Arkansas 4/19/08
Innings pitched-Reliever: 1.0 vs. Belmont 5/7/08
Strikeout High (2008/Career): 12 vs. Furman 2/25/08
Walk High (2008/Career): 5, 2x (last at South Carolina 5/16/08)

20084.59 5-5 14 13 1 0/0 0 80.1 70 45 41 37 104 13 2 9 343 .239 11 5 3 5 2
20096.36 4-2 20 5 0 0/0 2 52.1 55 44 37 36 75 18 2 8 249 .270 6 3 2 4 1
TOTAL5.29 9-7 34 18 1 0/0 2 132.2 125 89 78 73 179 31 4 17 592 .252 17 8 5 9 3


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