Position
Pitcher
Height
6'3
Weight
175 lbs.
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Norcross, Ga.
Major
Sport Administration
B/T
L
High School
Norcross HS

MLB Draft: 41st round in 2009 (Texas)

Excellent prospect who made three relief appearances in 2010 before being sidelined with an elbow injury … underwent Tommy John surgery on the elbow in the spring of 2010 and received a medical redshirt … pitched on a limited basis in 2011 and elected to transfer from LSU at the end of the season.

REDSHIRT FRESHMEN SEASON (2011)
Made six appearances (two starts) as he worked his way back from Tommy John surgery … posted no decisions and a 3.38 ERA in eight innings with three walks and two strikeouts … longest outing was a three-inning start vs. Alcorn State, as he allowed no runs on one hit with no walks and one strikeout.

FRESHMEN SEASON (2010)
Appeared in three games as a reliever, recording no decisions and a 6.75 ERA in four innings with five walks and four strikeouts … recorded two strikeouts each in one-inning outings vs. Brown (March 5) and UL-Monroe (March 9).

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the nation’s top high school pitching prospects…named a Top 100 National HS Prospect by Baseball America in 2009…was also a Rawlings Pre-Season All-American and ESPN Rise Magazine All-Area pitcher in 2009…only pitched in three games during his senior year after a season-ending injury…as a junior in 2008, he was named 1st team All-County (Gwinnett, Ga.) and Region 7-5A Pitcher of the Year while posting a 7-3 record…drafted in the 41st round of the 2009 MLB Draft by the Texas Rangers.

PERSONAL
Full name is Forrest Grimes Garrett…Parents are David and Kathy Garrett…Has one sister, Lauren … majoring in sport administration at LSU…born September 24, 1990 in Birmingham, Ala.

Garrett’s LSU Career Highs
Innings: 2.1 at Vanderbilt (4/24/11)
Strikeouts: 2 vs. Brown (3/5/10); vs. UL-Monroe (3/9/10)
Hits Allowed: 8 at Vanderbilt (4/24/11)
Runs: 2 vs. Kansas (3/12/10); at Vanderbilt (4/24/11)
Earned Runs: 2 vs. Kansas (3/12/10); at Vanderbilt (4/24/11)
Walks: 3 vs. Brown (3/5/10)

 

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