Missed all of last season with an arm injury... That injury may keep him out until at least March of 2013... A polished lefty who will be a key part of the Yellow Jackets' bullpen... Has a dominating breaking ball... Highly dedicated off the field, in the weight room and in the classroom.
An arm injury limited him to one appearance this season, that coming on opening day versus Kent State.
Saw action as Tech's lefty-relief specialist during his rookie season... Appeared in 18 games, but totaled eight innings of work... Recorded a strikeout against his only batter faced at Miami and was the pitcher of record in the Yellow Jackets' 12-3 victory over the Hurricanes in extra innings for his first career win... Struck out the side versus Savannah State on May 10.
Two-sport athlete as a free safety in football and a pitcher in baseball for Wesleyan... Three-year letterwinner and two-year captain for baseball under coach Mike Shaheen... Member of the three-time State Champion Wolves team (2008, 2009, 2010)... Gwinnett Daily Post Pitcher of the Year in 2009... Also named to All-Gwinnett County team three times (2008, 2009, 2010)... Put up a 23-2 record and a 1.68 ERA with 250 strikeouts in 160 innings pitched over his career... Member of East Cobb Yankees program... A two-time All-Region member in football (2008, 2009) ... Helped Wesleyan win the 2009 football State Championship.
Full name is Devin Ross Stanton... Born Jan. 7, 1992 in Lawrenceville, Ga.... Son of Dale and Judy Stanton... Has an older brother, Durk, and a younger sister, Kelsie... Majoring in management.