Southpaw who is in his third year with the Georgia Tech program ... Developed into a reliable middle reliever and setup man last season ... Should again be a factor as a short reliever out of the bullpen this spring ... Has a good, live fasball and has an improving breaking ball ... Is often used in lefty-lefty situations, and can be especially tough in those situations.
2005: Has been held to four appearances in 2005, due to soreness in his left arm.
2004: Led the team with 26 appearances out of the bullpen ... Very efficient with his pitches ... Allowed just four earned runs in his last 22 appearances of the season ...Tech's primary left-handed flush reliever who made a team-high 26 appearances, although he only worked 16.2 innings ... Earned his first career save at Georgia Southern (2/15) when he recorded the final out in a 5-4, 10-inning Tech win ... Picked up his second save at Wake Forest (3/19) by recording the final out in a 9-8, 10-inning Tech win ... Tossed two innings against Auburn, giving up just one hit and no runs while striking out four ... Pitched with the Orleans Cardinals of the Cape Cod League during the summer ... Posted a 1.43 ERA in 16 appearances with Orleans, recording five saves.
2003: Rookie pitcher who made seven appearances out of the bullpen ... Finished the season with a 3.86 ERA in 4.2 innings, allowing two runs on two hits ... Showed improvement as the season went along ... Allowed no hits and just one run in his last six appearances of the year ... 2003 ACC Tournament: One game, one inning, no runs, two walks ... Spent the summer with Peninsula of the Coastal Plain League ... Went 1-1 with a 2.40 ERA in 20 appearances, striking out 29 batters in 30 innings of work.
High School: A three-year letterwinner for coaches Charlie Beverly and Don Allen at Milton High School as a pitcher and first baseman ... helped Milton capture the 2000 Region 5 AAAA championship as he posted an 8-1 record and a 2.53 earned run average ... Tossed three no-hitters in high school ... played with the East Cobb Yankees summer program and was a member of the team that won the 2001 Connie Mack World Series.
Personal: Full name is Ryan Keith Self ... Born February 19, 1984 in Henderson, N.C. ... Son of Keith and Shelley Self ... Majoring in Management.
Career Statistics Year G-GS W-L SV CG SH ERA IP H R ER BB SO Avg. 2003 7-0 0-0 0 0 0 3.86 4.2 2 2 2 6 2 .125 2004 26-0 0-1 2 0 0 3.24 16.2 11 9 6 5 14 .204 Totals 33-0 0-1 2 0 0 3.38 21.1 13 11 8 11 16 .186