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Jim Voyles

(Updated August 2017)


2017 MLB Draft – 38th Round, 1144 overall – St. Louis Cardinals

SENIOR (2017):

Appeared in 26 games, all in relief, finishing with a perfect 4-0 record and 4.46 earned run average…notched 39 strikeouts in 36.1 innings pitched…picked up wins against Oakland, Notre Dame, Miami, and Louisville…threw a season-high 3.1 innings vs. Jacksonville in FSU’s 10-9 walkoff win, and struck out a season-high five hitters against Oakland…selected in the 38th Round (1144 overall) of the MLB Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals…finished his FSU career with a 3.48 earned run average and an 11-2 record in 77 appearances…struck out 117 in 121.2 innings and had two saves and two starts.

JUNIOR (2016):

Appeared in 25 games in the season…managed an ERA of 3.16 over 51.1 innings pitched, having stuck out 48 and only surrendered 18 earned runs…ended the season with a winnig record of 6-1 and 2 saves…through the first eight appearances of the season, he hadn’t given up a run, and he carried a sub-1.00 ERA into his 14th appearance…on March 19 against Pittsburgh, he earned a season-high six strikeouts and the first save of his Florida State career…pitched a season-high five shutout innings to carry FSU to a 7-2 victory over UCF on March 22…named to the National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2016 National Pitcher of the Year Award Watch List in mid-April.


Appeared in 21 games, making two starts for the Seminoles during his sophomore campaign…went 0-1 with a 2.63 ERA…worked 27.1 innings posting 27 strikeouts while issuing 10 walks…held opponents to a .259 batting average on the year…retired the side in order in the eighth inning finishing with a strikeout against Oakland (Feb. 14) in his season debut…first career start came against USF (March 4) – allowed two earned runs on two hits in 1.1 innings of work as he walked three and struck out two…threw a career-high 3.0 innings in relief against Wake Forest (March 13)…recorded a career-high three strikeouts three times – vs. Wake Forest (March 13), Pitt (April 17) and Coastal Carolina (May 2)…allowed just three earned runs over his last 11 appearances – spanning 15.1 innings…went a stretch of nine consecutive outings without allowing an earned run – 10.1 innings…saw action against North Carolina (May 21) in the ACC Tournament allowing two runs on three hits in 2.0 innings…tied a career high working 3.0 innings at Florida (6/5) in game one of the NCAA Super Regional…played summer ball with Anchorage Bucs in the Alaska Baseball League…selected to play in the 2015 Alaska Baseball League All-Star Game.


FRESHMAN (2014):

Made five appearances, all in relief, finishing the year with a 1-0 record and 4.05 ERA…first career appearance came against Maryland (March 8) as he worked 1.2 hitless innings of relief with one strikeout…allowed two hits in an inning of relief at UCF (March 12)…pitched a scoreless eighth inning in game two of a doubleheader against Boston College (March 28) in Rhode Island allowing a hit and walk while striking out one…threw a season-high 2.0 innings in relief against Duke (May 17) in the regular season finale – allowed three runs on three hits.



A two-sport athlete from Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School in Atlanta, Ga….four-year letter winner in both baseball and basketball…garnered 2013 Rawlings All-Southeast First Team accolades as a senior…named to Perfect Game’s Underclassman All American team and All-Region honorable mention list in 2011 and 2012.


Son of Ben and Krist Voyles…twin brother Ed is a pitcher on the Seminole baseball team…has three other siblings, brother Terry and sisters, Kelly and Brennan…father and uncle (Bill Voyles) played golf at FSU…majoring in social science…born on March 20, 1995.