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2010 College World Series: Casey Harman is the Chicago Cubs’ Lone Representative

Published by on June 18, 2010

The first two games of the 2010 College World Series will be played this Saturday.

For Cubs fans, however, the first game of importance might come Sunday night when the Clemson Tigers face off against the Arizona State Sun Devils.

That game, which will be aired on ESPN at 7pm Eastern Time, will feature the Cubs' 29th round draft pick Casey Harman. The left-handed ace of the Clemson pitching staff this year, he put together a 7-2 record with an ERA of 3.95, a .239 opponent batting average, 7.71 K/9, and 2.78 BB/9.

According to , his numbers are even a little bit better when you account for ballpark and schedule adjustments: 8-2 record, 3.68 ERA, .221 opponent batting average, 8.34 K/9, and 2.60 BB/9.

Unfortunately, it appears as though his traditional statistics might be somewhat optimistic. His FIP was 5.17, although it's 3.68 adjusted, and his BABIP was .275 (.259 adjusted).

Baseball America had this to say about Harman in their Draft Database:

Harman, miscast as a staff ace, is a solid three-pitch lefthander ...

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