About Mike Leake

Mike Leake is a junior right-handed pitcher at Arizona State University. A graduate of Fallbrook High School in California, he was drafted by the Oakland A’s in the seventh round of the 2006 Draft, but chose to attend ASU. He entered his junior season with a 24-5 record and a 3.59 ERA. He was named First Team All-Pac-10, Second Team All-America by Baseball America and Collegiate Baseball, Third Team All-America by the NCBWA, Second Team All-West Region by the ABCA and was a Roger Clemens Award Semifinalist, all as a sophomore. He is one of only nine Sun Devils to achieve 20 career wins in their first two years, and one of only three to have done it as a freshman and sophomore. He played for the USA Junior National Team over the summer, helping them to Gold Medals at the Haarlem Baseball Tournament in the Netherlands and the FISU World Championships in the Czech Republic. For Team USA, he went 3-0 with a 0.64 ERA in eight appearances, including two starts and pitched 28 innings, striking out 245 batters and allowing opponents to hit only .220 against him. His 36 wins through May 10 put him fifth on the all-time ASU victories list.

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