Position
Left-handed Pitcher
Height
6'4
Weight
170 lbs.
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Coppell, Texas
B/T
L
High School
Coppell HS

Pitched at LSU during the 2018 season before electing to transfer to another school … excellent prospect that has a low arm angle that creates a lot of deception and solid action … throws a lot of strikes and has an out pitch in his curveball.

2018 Season
Appeared in 15 games as a relief pitcher, posting a 1-1 record and a 4.66 ERA in 9.2 innings with six walks and seven strikeouts … pitched a shutout inning in NCAA Regional at Oregon State (June 3), allowing one hit with one walk and two strikeouts … fired two shutout innings versus Mississippi State (March 30), allowing two hits with no walks and one strikeout.

Prior to LSU
Named a 2017 and 2016 Collegiate Baseball First-Team All American and a 2016 Louisville Slugger First-Team All-American … posted a 10-2 record in 2017 with a 1.36 ERA, posting 108 strikeouts in 51.2 innings … a 2017 Class 6A first-team all-state selection … also named 2017 first-team all-area and District 9-6A Most Valuable Player … fired a complete-game no-hitter in the first round of the 2017 high school playoffs, recording 11 strikeouts and one walk; nearly pitched a perfect game as he faced just one batter over the minimum … posted an 8-0 record with a 1.28 ERA and 62 strikeouts in 49.1 innings in 2016 as a junior … voted the 2016 District 7-6A Pitcher of the Year … registered a 3-0 mark with a 1.14 ERA and 31 strikeouts in 18 innings as a sophomore.

Personal
Full name is John Paul Kodros … has one older sister, Julianne … on choosing to attend LSU – “My grandparents and stepdad’s family live in Louisiana, so I’ve rooted for the Tigers my whole life. From the facilities to the coaching staff, there couldn’t have been a better fit for me. I wanted to go somewhere with a lot of fans as well, and what better place for that than Alex Box Stadium!” … majoring in sport administration at LSU … born June 3, 1999, in Richardson, Texas.

Kodros’ LSU Career Highs
Innings: 2.0 vs. Mississippi State (3/30/18)
Strikeouts: 2 at Oregon State (6/3/18)
Hits Allowed: 2 twice; most recently at Ole Miss (4/26/18)
Runs: 3 at Ole Miss (4/26/18)
Earned Runs: 3 at Ole Miss (4/26/18)
Walks: 2 twice; most recently at Auburn (5/17/18)

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