Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#30 Tyler Crawford
Position: Left Handed Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: L
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 206
Year: Senior
Hometown: Glendale, Ariz.
High School: Sunrise Mountain HS
Experience: 3 Letters

Career Statistics | 20142013 | 2012

Arizona 2015
Expected to miss entire season after undergoing Tommy John surgery last August. Intends to return next season with plans to graduate in May of 2016.

Arizona 2014
Appeared in 10 games over first half of season, including five starts … Battled an illness early in the season and never regained full strength … Posted a 1-3 record and a 10.64 earned run average over 22.0 total innings … Allowed two runs on three hits and a walk in 0.2 innings pitched out of bullpen against UCLA (4/11) … Tossed a scoreless inning with a hit allowed at Arizona State (4/9) … Allowed a run on three hits with two strikeouts in 1.0 innings of relief against Oregon State (3/28) … Walked two and allowed two runs out of bullpen at Arizona State (3/26) … Surrendered five runs on two hits and two walks in 0.1 innings of start against UC Santa Barbara (3/9) … Battled for 3.1 innings with three runs allowed on six hits in start against Long Beach State (3/5) … Tossed 3.1 innings with three runs allowed on three hits with four strikeouts out of bullpen against Seton Hall (3/1) … Started second game of double-header against Alcorn State (2/23), earning the win over season-best 6.1 innings. Scattered five hits with one run allowed to go with two punchouts … Did not factor into decision after allowing two runs on four hits with career-best eight strikeouts against Utah Valley (2/19) … Charged with seven runs on five hits in 0.1 innings of start against Kent State (2/15).

Arizona 2013
Filled a variety of roles throughout the year for the pitching staff ranging from midweek starter, setup man, closer and weekend starter … Appeared in 18 games and made 13 starts … Named the Sunday starter for the final nine weekends of the season … Tossed two of club’s four complete games … Posted a team-high seven victories (7-2) and added a save to go with 3.83 earned run average … Struck out 46 and walked 21 over 80.0 innings pitched … Stellar end to sophomore season with a complete-game victory over USC (May 26). Allowed only one run and scattered eight hits while picking up seventh win of the season … Earned two victories in series win at Arizona State (May 17). Came out of bullpen to toss a shutout inning with a strikeout in 10-7 series-opening victory. Returned to his scheduled Sunday starting spot with 7.1 gritty innings and a career-high 112 pitches. Struck out five, walked one and scattered nine hits while giving up six runs – five earned – in winning effort … Suffered loss after allowing seven runs – only two earned – on six hits in three innings at UCLA (May 12) … Did not factor into decision despite allowing only three runs on six hits in five innings against Washington (May 5) … Picked up the win with 6.0 strong innings with three runs allowed on six scattered hits. Struck out four and walked three … Charged with season-high seven runs but did not factor into decision at Stanford (April 21). Gave up five hits and two walks over three innings … Turned in brilliant effort in blustery conditions at Washington State (April 14). Needed only 86 pitches to toss a complete-game that saw him scatter nine hits and allow three runs. Struck out three and walked just one … Threw 5.1 steady innings with only two runs allowed, two strikeouts and no walks against California (April 7) … Made first career weekend start and tossed 6.1 shutout innings with five strikeouts in no-decision against Utah (March 30) … Allowed three runs on two hits and three walks in relief at Oregon (March 24) … Pitched 1.2 shutout innings of relief with a pair of strikeouts against Oregon State (March 16) … Earned the win after throwing 5.1 innings with only one unearned run allowed in midweek start against Butler (March 12) … Allowed two runs on three hits in 0.1 innings of relief against Columbia (March 9) … Tossed 8.0 dominant innings with only two runs allowed on eight hits while adding five strikeouts in midweek start against Texas Tech (March 5) … Suffered loss after giving up three runs – one earned – in 2.1 innings of midweek start against Utah Valley (Feb. 26) … Picked up win in first start of the season at Long Beach State (Feb. 20). Tossed 5.2 innings with one unearned run allowed. Struck out three, walked three and scattered four hits … Tallied a strikeout and retired both batters faced in season debut against Coppin State (Feb. 17).

Arizona 2012
Arizona's top left-handed arm in the bullpen and spot starter ... Appeared in 15 games, including two starts ... Finished season with a 1-1 record, two saves and a 3.05 earned run average, which ranked second-lowest on the club ... Struck out 15, walked 18 and allowed 14 runs - 13 earned - in 38.1 innings on the season ... One of two releivers to pitch in the postseason for Wildcats. Made three appearances over those 10 games with four strikeouts, no walks and just one run allowed over 4.1 innings (2.08 ERA) ... Gave up a run on two hits with a strikeout in 1.2 innings against Florida State at College World Series that pushed UA into championship series (6/21) ... Pitched 1.2 scoreless innings of relief in a tie ball game against Florida State in opening game of College World Series (6/15), a game Wildcats won in 12 innings ... Tossed on scoreless inning with two strikeouts and one hit allowed against Louisville at Tucson Regional (6/2) ... Allowed two runs on four hits with a walk and a strikeout in extended 3.1 innings of relief against Arizona State (5/26) ... Pitched 1.2 innings and did not allow a run on one hit, one walk and a strikeout at USC (5/19) ... Earned a save following 4.0 innings of relief in which he allowed just two runs on five hits to go with three strikeouts in win at Arizona State (5/16) ... Picked up first career save with 4.0 shutout innings of relief with one hit allowed and one strikeout in 7-4 victory at California (5/13) to clinch series sweep ... Did not allow a run and gave up just two hits in 5.0 combined innings of relief over two appearances against Oregon (5/4-5). Earned first career win in second appearance of series, registering one strikeout over 4.1 innings pitched ... Made second career start and did not factor into decision at Arizona State (4/17). Pitched 4.2 innings with four runs - three earned - allowed on eight hits to go with career-best four strikeouts ... Earned first career start in mid-week tilt at Utah Valley (4/4). Suffered loss despite giving up just two runs on three hits in season-high 5.2 innings of work ... Gave up a run on four hits with three strikeouts in 3.2 innings of relief against New Mexico State (3/21). Retired only batter faced on previous day against Aggies (3/20) ... Allowed two runs on two hits in 0.1 innings of work against Eastern Michigan (3/11) ... Made first career appearance with just two hits allowed in 1.1 innings of work against North Dakota State (2/18).

High School
Earned four varsity letters at Sunrise Mountain High School under coach Eric Gardner ... Turned in a 10-2 record with a 0.91 ERA on the mound as a senior ... Tallied 72 strikeouts against 20 walks in 61.1 innings pitched ... Hit .392 with 35 RBI, six doubles and a home run ... Named a 4A-I All-State player by the Arizona Baseball Coaches Association ... Rawlings Preseason West Region All High School Senior 1st Team ... Honorable Mention Rawlings Senior Preseason All-America ... As a junior, posted a 6-3 record with one save and a 1.74 ERA ... Has 73 strikeouts against 22 walks in 57 innings pitched .... Hit .417 with two home runs ... Named first team All-Region and second team All-State as a junior ... Member of 2009 USA Baseball NTIS Blue Team ... Tossed a no hitter as a sophomore in 2009, finishing with a 2.29 ERA and 5-2 record in 42.2 innings ... Lettered as a freshman with a 1.40 ERA in 10 innings pitched.

Born in Phoenix, Ariz. ... Graduated from Sunrise Mountain High School in Glendale, Ariz., in 2011 ... Son of Bryce and Verena Crawford ... Has one younger sister, Brooke ... A four-year honor roll student ... Uncle Menno Wickey was an outfielder at Arizona from 1992-95 ... Outside of baseball, enjoys hanging out with his dog ... Favorite professional sports teams include the Arizona Diamondbacks, Phoenix Coyotes, Arizona Cardinals and Phoenix Suns … Gameday superstitions include not washing stirrups … Considers his parents and grandparents as most inspiration people in his life … Is pursuing a degree in sociology.