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Player profile

(Updated November 2016)
Right Handed Pitcher
DeLand, FL
high school
DeLand HS


* All-American – Collegiate Baseball Third Team (2014).
* All-ACC First Team (2014).
* Golden Spikes Preseason & Midseason Watch List (2014).
* ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Award – Pitcher (2014).
* All-ACC Second Team (2013).
* Preseason All-American – Baseball America First Team, Collegiate Baseball Second Team, Perfect Game Second Team and NCBWA Third Team (2014).
* Tallahassee Regional All-Tournament Most Outstanding Player (2013) & All-Tournament Team (2013).
* All-ACC Academic Team (2014).
* FSU Dean’s List (Fall 2013).
* ACC Academic Honor Roll (2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14).
* ACC Pitcher of the Week – March 17, 2014; March 31, 2014.
* Member of U.S. Collegiate Baseball National Team (Summer 2013).
* Selected in the 2014 MLB Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals (1st round, 27th overall pick).
* Selected in the 2011 MLB Draft by the Toronto Blue Jays (19th round).


First team All-ACC and third team All-American by Collegiate Baseball…finished his junior season at 8-4 with a 2.62 ERA in 16 starts…recipient of the ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove for his outstanding defense at the pitcher spot…ranked in the top 20 in the ACC in innings pitched (6th – 106.1), wins (t-6th – 8), strikeouts (10th – 85), ERA (15th – 2.62), and opponent batting average (17th – .226)…led Florida State in wins, starts, complete games, innings pitched, and strikeouts…had a streak of 19.2 innings without allowing a run end against Virginia (5/24) in the ACC Tournament…had four starts where he exited without allowing a run and 12 in his career…made consecutive starts against North Carolina (5/9) and Duke (5/15), going 7.0 innings allowing no runs against the Tar Heels and Blue Devils…threw 7.0 innings against No. 1 Virginia (4/25) but did not factor into the decision…became the first Seminole since Sean Gilmartin in 2009 to throw multiple complete games in a single season – the first came against Boston College (3/28), where he allowed only one hit and two walks against the Eagles in a 6-0 Florida State win…second complete game came against Wake Forest (4/18), allowing a run on three hits while striking out seven…was honored as the ACC Pitcher of the Week twice in 2014 – first after throwing 6.1 innings of seven-hit, one-run ball against No. 5 NC State (3/14) as he out dueled Carlos Rodon…also struck out seven Wolfpack batters…second weekly accolade came following his road outing against Boston College in Rhode Island…as the opening day starter against Niagara (2/14), allowed no hits and struck out seven in just six innings while notching his first win of the year…worked six or more innings in 13 starts and tallied seven or more strikeouts six times…drafted in the first round (27th overall) in the 2014 MLB Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals…became the ‘Noles sixth first round pick taken by the Cardinals and second consecutive first round pick taken by the Cardinals (James Ramsey, 2012)…finished his Florida State career with a 16-6 record and 3.04 ERA in 49 appearances including 37 starts…registered 244 strikeouts in 245.2 innings pitched.


Started 15 games and appeared in two others…went 7-2 with a 2.29 ERA over 98.1 innings pitched…held opponents to a .221 batting average…ranked 11th nationally in strikeouts (119) and strikeouts per nine innings (10.89)…also 13th nationally in strikeout-to-walk ratio (6.26)…ranked third in the ACC in strikeouts, sixth in ERA and seventh in innings pitched and opponent’s batting average (.221)…named the Most Outstanding Player of the Tallahassee Regional after throwing a career-high eight innings and posting a career-high 14 strikeouts as he allowed only four hits and no walks vs. Troy in an 11-0 win on June 1…the 14 strikeouts were the most by a Seminole pitcher since Tyler Chambliss recorded 15 vs. Maryland on March 11, 2006…two of his first three appearances on the year were in relief, pitching an inning each vs. Rhode Island (2/15) and Villanova (3/1)…made five mid-week starts for the Seminoles posting wins against Jacksonville (2/20), Presbyterian (3/5) and at Florida (3/12)…against the Gators, went 6.1 innings, allowing one run (unearned) and three hits that lowered his ERA to 0.44 at the time…also had a no decision against the Gators in Jacksonville on March 26, pitching 6.0 innings, allowing one earned run on three hits while striking out nine in a game the Seminoles eventually won 2-1…made his first weekend start at Miami on April 5…in back-to-back starts against Wake Forest (4/26) and UCF (5/3), went 7.0 innings with nine strikeouts and no earned runs in each…worked 6.0 innings or more in 13 of 15 starts, including in each of his final seven starts…over his last seven starts, struck out at least eight batters in six outings…threw 90 or more pitches in each of his last 13 starts, including over 100 in seven and topping out at 115 vs. Troy on June 1…struck out at least nine batters in seven starts on the year…the Seminoles were 13-4 in games he pitched and 11-4 in games he started…made five starts for the U.S. Collegiate National Team over the summer…went 0-0 with a 2.14 ERA in 21.0 innings of work…allowed five earned runs on 20 hits as he walked five and struck out 17.


Appeared in 16 games on the mound making six starts in his first season at Florida State…went 1-0 with one save and a 5.93 ERA…registered 40 strikeouts in 41.0 innings of work…made his first collegiate appearance and start against Jacksonville (2/21) but did not factor into the decision…first career win came against Stetson (3/21) in what was his best performance of the season…allowed just one unearned run on four hits as he walked one and struck out four over a career-high 7.0 innings in leading FSU to a 9-1 victory over the Hatters…first relief appearance of 0.2 innings came against Florida (3/27) in Jacksonville…tied a career-high with five strikeouts twice – first coming against Florida (4/10) in 2.2 innings and second against NC State (5/19)…earned two starts in ACC play – vs. Maryland and at Clemson…start against Maryland was his first collegiate start in the weekend rotation – did not factor into the decision working 3.0 plus innings allowing three runs, two earned, on four hits…longest relief outing covered 3.0 innings performed four times – at Boston College (4/15), Miami (4/21), NC State (5/19) and Arizona (6/21)…worked 3.0 scoreless innings in the series finale against NC State (5/19) allowing just one hit and tied a career-high with five strikeouts en route to earning his first career save…made his College World Series debut in the second game against Arizona…allowed three runs on five hits as he struck out two in 3.0 innings against the Wildcats…played summer ball with the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod League.


Earned second team Rawlings All-America and first team All-State honors as a senior…garnered first team All-Area accolades following both his sophomore and junior seasons…posted a 3-1 record with a 1.36 ERA as a sophomore at DeLand High School, followed with a 4-2 record and a 1.42 ERA as a junior…drafted in the 19th round by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2011 MLB Draft.


Son of Mark and Merry Weaver…mom is an alum of Florida State…member of the 3.0 GPA Club at FSU (Spring 2012, Fall 2012)…majoring in sport management…born August 21, 1993.

Weaver's Career Stats

2012 5.93 1-0 1 16 6 41.0 41 31 27 21 40
2013 2.29 7-2 0 17 15 98.1 78 26 25 19 119
2014 2.62 8-4 0 16 16 106.1 88 36 31 23 85
Total 3.04 16-6 1 49 37 245.2 207 93 83 63 244