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Kindle Ladd
Player Profile:
Kindle Ladd 1373496
Position: Right Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 182
Year: Senior
Hometown: McKinney, Texas
High School: McKinney North High School

2014 [SENIOR]:
Appeared in 27 games, which ranked second on the pitching staff, and made two starts... finished third on the team with 56.1 innings of work... tied for the team-lead in wins with a 5-3 record and posted a 4.31 ERA, while striking out 33 on the season... struck out three over 2.2-scoreless against The Citadel (2/21)... pitched five-shutout innings and fanned three after entering with the bases loaded in a win over UT Arlington (3/11) at Rangers Ballpark at Arlington... recorded his first career win with a strikeout in just 0.1 inning against Kansas State (3/22)... notched a win in 4.1-innings of shutout ball over CSU Bakersfield (4/5)... pitched 5.1 innings against Texas (4/11)... tossed six-shutout innings, all in extras, and earned the win in a four-strikeout effort as OU pulled off a 12-9, 18-inning win at Oklahoma State (4/15)... defeated Oklahoma State (5/17) again in a five-inning start at Tulsa'a ONEOK Field in the regular season finale... picked up his fifth win in one inning of relief as the Sooners walked off Texas Tech (5/22) in a Big 12 Championship elimination game.

2013 [JUNIOR]:
Made 13 relief appearances in 2013… Struck out 17 batters and recorded an ERA of 3.65… Pitched 4.1 scoreless innings against Arkansas-Little Rock with two strikeouts and four hits… Threw 6.0 innings against Dallas Baptist (5/14) allowing one earned run and striking out six.

Sixth on the team with 12 appearances ... Tossed the final two innings in game two at Pepperdine and against UTA ... Pitched final three innings in series opener with UAPB and earned first career save with four strikeouts and one unearned run off no hits and a walk ... Took the loss at No. 22 Oregon State with two innings pitched ... Tossed career high 100 pitches and a career best 5.2 innings pitched in game three vs. Texas (second appearance of series) ... Has six scoreless outings in his last seven appearances.

2011 [FRESHMAN]:
Made nine appearances ... Pitched one inning of scoreless relief in first two outings vs. William & Mary ... Made first career start vs. DBU on April 19 and lasted career-high 4 2/3 innings with career-best four strikeouts (did not register decision) ... Did not allow a run in final two relief outings at UALR and against Kansas (combined three innings pitched).

SUMMER 2010:
Played for Dallas Baseball Academy of Texas Mustangs under head coach Zach Randal.

Four-year letterwinner at McKinney North High School ... Finished prep career with a 1.99 earned run average and 268 strikeouts in 200 innings ... First team all-district and first team all-area in 2010 ... Threw 67.3 innings and recorded a 6-3 record with 1.76 earned run average and 126 strikeouts as a senior ... All-District-9 4A in 2009 ... 6-1 with two saves and a 1.84 earned run average in 2009 ... Also had 53 strikeouts in 45 innings ... Played for MSL All-Stars in fall 2009.

Full name is Kindle Lee Ladd ... Born in McKinney, Texas ... Parents are Terry and Shelly Ladd ... Has one brother, T.J. ... Brother played baseball at Southeastern Oklahoma University ... Business major.

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