AT GEORGIA STATE: Right-handed starting pitcher who joined the program in 2017-18 from Cleveland (Tenn.) State College … Earned a spot in the weekend rotation.
2018: Had a solid season as the Panthers’ Saturday starter in his first season with the Panthers ... Posted a 4-6 record with a 4.92 ERA, highlighted by two combined shutouts ... In his first start vs. UConn (2-17-18), he allowed just one run through the first five innings before running into trouble in the sixth ... Picked up his first win vs. Jacksonville (2-24-18), when he allowed just three hits in 6.2 scoreless innings in the combined shutout ... Earned his second win vs. Eastern Illinois (3-3-18) with five innings of work, allowing two runs on six hits ... Teamed with Jansen Acton for a combined 1-0 shutout at Samford (3-10-18). Allowed just two hits with a career-high eight strikeouts in 7.1 innings ... Earned his fourth win vs. Arkansas State, pitching 5.2 innings and allowing four earned runs on four hits ... Strong start vs. Louisiana (4-28-18) when he allowed just one run on two hits in seven innings but was not involved in the decision ... Got another no-decision in a strong start vs. Appalachian State, allowing two runs on six hits over seven innings.
JUNIOR COLLEGE/HIGH SCHOOL: Posted a 9-2 record with a 3.38 ERA at Cleveland State in 2017 … Collected 110 strikeouts and allowed 67 hits in 82.2 innings … Tossed seven complete games in 13 starts … 6-5 record with a 3.96 ERA as a freshman in 2016, when he struck out 91 in 72.2 innings … Named TCCAA Pitcher of the Week after tossing a complete-game, one-hitter with seven strikeouts and just one walk vs. Volunteer State …Two-way player as a pitcher and third baseman at Gordon Lee High School, which he helped reach the state finals his sophomore and junior seasons and the quarterfinals as a senior … 2015 Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American … Honorable mention Underclass All-American by Perfect Game in 2013 and 2014.
PERSONAL: Full name is Jake Rogers ... Born June 9, 1996 ... Parents are Tim Rogers and Mitzi Bailey ... Younger brother Chaney plays baseball at Georgia ... Major is economics