Right-Handed Pitcher
240 lbs.
Spring Hill, Tenn.
High School
Summit HS

2021 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

A big man with a big personality that exudes confidence on the mound and competes at a high level … has a history of throwing lots of strikes with a quality repertoire of pitches … fastball will live in the low ‘90s, and he has an advanced feel for his change-up … has a strong, durable frame and could develop into an outstanding pitcher.

2021 Season
Appeared in 15 games (two starts), posting a 1-2 record and an 8.68 ERA in 28 innings with 10 walks and 28 strikeouts … made first career start at Kentucky (April 11), pitching four innings and registering six strikeouts … worked a season-high 4.2 innings vs. Vanderbilt (April 2), recording four strikeouts … pitched 4.1 shutout relief innings vs. Nicholls (Feb. 27), allowing two hits with no walks and four strikeouts.

Prior to LSU
Ranked as the No. 114 player in the country by Perfect Game … a 2019 Gatorade Player of the Year Nominee and a 2019 first team Tennessee All-State selection … in his lone appearance of the shortened 2020 season, worked seven shutout innings with 10 strikeouts and one walk … posted a 10-1 mark in 2019 – 58 innings, 92 strikeouts, 12 walks, 0.99 ERA and a .174 opponent batting average … played in Little League World Series (2013-2014) and participated in a Little League All-Star Game at the White House.

Full name is Blake Benjamin Money … parents are Keith and Jennifer Money … Dad is a construction manager and Mom is a realtor … has a sister, Morgan, and two brothers, Logan and Cash … says what influenced him to attend LSU is “the rich baseball history and tradition partnered with the coaching staff; also, the opportunity to compete and play in the SEC while making lifetime memories with my teammates” … born November 14, 2001, in Sarasota, Fla.

Money’s LSU Career Highs
Innings: 4.2 vs. Vanderbilt (4/2/21)
Strikeouts: 6 at Kentucky (4/11/21)
Hits Allowed: 6 at Kentucky (4/11/21)
Runs: 6 vs. Arkansas (5/1/21)
Earned Runs: 6 vs. Arkansas (5/1/21)
Walks: 3 vs. Arkansas (5/1/21)

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