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#37 Caleb Reed
Position: RHP
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 202
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cleveland, MS
High School: Bayou Academy
Experience: 3 Letters
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CAREER:
Veteran right-hander and team co-captain with a staff-leading 65 career mound appearances and 12 saves • Sports a 4-10 career record with a 4.90 earned run average and 125 strikeouts in 148.2 innings pitched • Three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll selection • Preseason All-American after earning second-team All-SEC honors in 2011 • On the watch list for the NCBWA's 2012 Stopper of the Year Award.

2011:
Ace of the MSU bullpen, finishing third in the SEC with a 1.55 earned run average and 12 saves • Appeared in 29 games, registering 66 strikeouts in 64.0 innings • Second-team All-Southeastern Conference team selection • Retired 29 of the first 32 batters he faced in 2011 (14 via strikeout) and worked 11.1 innings of shutout relief over his first seven games while picking up his first three saves • Touched for four runs (three earned) at No. 1 Vanderbilt (Mar. 20) and then reeled off another 18 consecutive innings of scoreless relief work that spanned his next nine appearances • Picked up save No. 4 to preserve a 5-4 win over No. 14 USM (Apr. 5), then earned his next seven saves against SEC foes • Notched his 12th save in State's 3-0 shutout of USM (June 3) in the NCAA Atlanta Regional to pull within one of the MSU single-season record for saves • Picked up the win with a gutsy 5.1-inning pitching performance at No. 1 national seed Florida (June 11) to send the Bulldogs to the championship game of the NCAA Gainesville Super Regional • Pitched an inning and took the loss in the Sunday title game against Florida • Allowed just two runs in 9.1 innings (1.93 ERA) of NCAA postseason tournament relief work • Recorded a season-high six strikeouts at Vanderbilt (Mar. 20) and again in a season-longest 7.0-inning relief stint in MSU's home finale against LSU (May 21) Earned seven saves in 17 SEC appearances, finishing with an 0-1 record and 1.88 ERA and 41 strikeouts over 38.1 innings • Earned a berth on the 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll and represented Mississippi State on the 2011 SEC Community Service team • Teamed with fellow Bulldog hurlers Chris Stratton and Nick Routt in summer league competition with the Cape Cod League champion Harwich (Mass.) Mariners.

2010:
Made 25 mound appearances, all but three in relief • Finished with a 1-7 record and a 6.99 earned run average • Ranked second on the staff with 67.0 innings pitched and 51 strikeouts, both career-bests • After 23 straight career relief appearances made his debut as a starter with a trio of mid-season Friday night starts --- vs. Arkansas (Apr. 9), vs. Tennessee (Apr. 16) and at Alabama (Apr. 23) • Pitched five innings with a season-high seven strikeouts in his sophomore season debut against Rhode Island (Feb. 19) • Set a career high with eight innings of relief in the series-opener against eventual national champion South Carolina (Apr. 3) in Columbia, S.C. • Also registered 5.1-inning relief stints at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (Mar. 14) and at Florida (Mar. 21) • In 22 relief appearances compiled a 1-5 mark and a 5.99 ERA • Earned a win with 2.2 innings of relief against Northwestern State (May 12) • Carded an 0-6 worksheet with a 9.00 ERA in 16 appearances (three starts) facing SEC competition • Second-most innings pitched (43.0) on staff vs. SEC foes • Registered 26 strikeouts with an 0.82 ERA in 22 innings of relief pitching with the San Luis Obispo Blues of the California Collegiate League • Baseball representative on MSU's Student-Athlete Advisory Council

2009:
Took the hill for 11 relief appearances in 2009 • Made 11 relief appearances (17.2 innings), posting a 2-1 record with a 9.17 earned run average and earning his first varsity letter • Made his Mississippi State debut with 1.2 innings of relief work against Northern Illinois (Feb. 21) • Worked a season-longest 4.0 innings and earned his first career win in a 6-3 decision over Memphis (Mar. 25) • Also picked up a victory with 1.2 innings in relief against Middle Tennessee State (Apr. 22) • Registered two of his eight strikeouts in 2009 at Hawaii (Mar. 8) • Took the hill in five SEC games, registering three strikeouts in 6.2 innings • Joined four other MSU freshmen on the 2009 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL:
All-state performer as a pitcher and infielder at Bayou Academy • Coached by Rodney Martin • Compiled an 11-0 record with a save, an 0.57 earned run average and 151 strikeouts in 67-1/3 innings as a senior • Issued only eight walks and allowed five earned runs • Also notched a .538 batting average with 50 hits, 57 RBI, 14 doubles and 11 home runs as a senior •  Helped guide the BA Colts to a 29-2 record and a second consecutive MPSA Class A state title • Earned Clarion-Ledger all-state and "Dandy Dozen" honors and Mississippi Private School Association all-state selection • Chosen MVP of the 2008 MPSA North A All-Star Game • MPSA all-state and second-team all-state selection as a junior • Helped lead Bayou Academy to a 24-6 mark and MPSA state championship in 2007 with a career-high .577 batting average, 46 RBI and eight home runs • Also posted a 13-1 record with one save, an 0.98 ERA and 182 strikeouts in 85 innings pitched • Compiled a 39-6 record with 544 strikeouts over his final four seasons at BA and earned Bolivar Commercial Player of the Year honors in 2005, 2007 and 2008 • Four-time all-county, all-conference and team MVP honoree • Played summer league baseball in 2006 and 2007 with the Jackson 96ers, coached by Derek Topik • Also starred for Bayou Academy in football, basketball and track • Two-time conference MVP in football • Honors graduate at Bayou Academy and recipient of BA's Colt Award in 2008 • Member of Mu Alpha Theta and the Community Service Club at Bayou Academy.

PERSONAL:
Born Caleb Martin Reed on April 24, 1990 in Greenville, Miss. • Son of Teresa and Bob Reed of Cleveland, Miss. • Brother of former Mississippi College outfielder Will Reed and nephew of former MSU pole vaulter Tommy Shook • Majoring in business administration.


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