|2011||Did Not Play|
Updated: June 20, 2013
2013: Appeared in nine games all out of the bullpen … Posted a 4.66 ERA in a total of 9.2 innings and struck out six batters … Threw at least 1.0 innings in five relief outings and did not allow an earned run in five of them … Inherited four runners and allowed just one to score … Struck out at least two batters once … Pitched a total of six scoreless innings – 4.2 consecutive – and one was perfect … At one point, also retired a career-high five straight hitters.
2012: Appeared in eight games overall and combined on two shutouts with a 9.95 ERA … Threw a total of 6.1 innings and struck out three batters … In five outings did not allow an earned run, four of which lasted at least 1.0 innings and one was perfect.
2011: Redshirted the season.
High School: Pitched for Coach Mike Scott at Darien High, earning varsity letters in four seasons … Was named All-FCIAC honorable mention after his junior year and All-FCIAC Eastern Division after senior year … As a junior coming mostly out of the bullpen, went 5-1 in 32 innings with a 0.97 ERA and two saves and helped the Blue Wave to the state championship semifinals ... Started a state playoff game as a senior, tossing a two-hitter with 10 strikeouts in a no-decision effort.
Personal: Richard William Hodges … Born 12/23/91 in Bronx, N.Y. … Son of Rick and Laura Hodges … Enrolled in accounting and information systems.