TAMPA - Senior right-handed pitcher Derrick Stultz was drafted in the 14th round with the 453rd pick by the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday. Stultz became the second Bull drafted on day two of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft. This is the second time Stultz was drafted after being selected in the 38th round of the 2007 Draft by the Boston Red Sox.
After missing the last two seasons, Stultz returned to the hill in 2012 and had a dazzling season for USF. He finished the year 9-1 with a 3.29 ERA in 87.2 innings of work, striking out 60 and walking 23. Stultz's nine victories led the BIG EAST and he capped his year by pitching a complete-game shutout against UConn to help USF reach the conference tournament final. He earned second-team All-BIG EAST honors for his performance.
For his career, Stultz pitched three seasons, earning All-BIG EAST honors in 2012 and 2009. He started 37 games, producing an 18-8 record to go along with a 3.61 ERA, 176 strikeouts and 68 walks.
For complete information on Derrick Stultz, visit his USF bio page here.