Knorr was selected by the Houston Astros in the 2022 MLB Draft

Conway, SC – Carolina Coastal Right Jar Michael Knorr He was selected by the Houston Astros in the third round (103th overall pick) of the 2022 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft on Monday, July 18.

In his only season on the Coastal, Knorr was an instant hill impact for the Chanticleers family. Over 13 starts, he went 5-0 with a 3.39 ERA and hit 86 hitters in 69.0 runs to capture the All-Sun Belt’s second recognition. He also earned a spot on the Sun Belt Conference All-Tournament team.

Knorr led the pitching crew in the ERA (3.39), the fewest walks allowed (13), the fewest hits allowed (60), and the average counterstrike (.228). He also led the team in the fewest runs allowed (31), the fewest runs won (26), and in strikes (86).

The Sun Belt led and ranked 17th nationally with a 6.62 strike-to-walk ratio of the season, while the 1.06 WHIP ranked second in the Sun Belt and 40th in all NCAA Division I last year, 11.22 strikes per nine innings. The average was also ranked second in the conference and 64th nationally. He also ranked third on the Sun Belt in both runs allowed in nine rounds (1.70) and total strokes (86).

Knorr is allowed 1.70 walks per nine innings on average in 2022 which is the eighth best walk in CCU history for a season, while his average hit per nine innings is 11.22 a ninth.

With his selection, Knorr becomes the 105th Coastal Carolina MLB pick and 84th Chanticleer to be selected in the coach’s annual First Year Player Draft. Gary Gilmore.

along with Eric Brown A first-round pick in this year’s draft, Coastal has had at least one player selected in the MLB draft for 26 consecutive seasons dating back to the 1997 MLB draft.

Brown’s first-round pick is a top new pick, topping the former CCU high pick for Kirt Manwaring, who was the 31st overall pick in the second round of the 1986 MLB Draft.

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