Preview: Bramblett & Overstreet Preview the MSU Series
Named to the Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List as part of the 60-candidate list released on April 20. Maryland (2/19): Made his first start in the Friday role, working 5.1 innings against the Terrapins on opening night ... allowed only one run on three hits while walking four and striking out six ... the six punchouts marked the 11th time in 20 career starts that the right-hander has recorded at least five strikeouts. North Dakota (2/26): Tossed 8.0 innings of one-run baseball, allowing only four hits and two walks while striking out six ... exited with the game knotted up at 1-1 in the ninth before the Tide walked it off in the bottom half of the frame. Notre Dame (3/4): Earned his first win of the season, working 8.0 scoreless frames against the Fighting Irish ... allowed five hits and did not issue a walk while striking out six across his 108 pitches ... did not allow an extra-base hit all evening. Houston (3/11): Worked 4.1 innings of one-run baseball ... allowed four hits and issued four walks to go with his four punchouts ... the 4.1 IP is his shortest outing since March 1, 2015, against Louisiana-Lafayette when he worked 4.0 innings in the loss. LSU (3/19): Collected his second win of the season, throwing 6.0 scoreless innings to lower his ERA to an SEC-leading 0.85 ... allowed four hits and one walk while striking out one batter ... exited with a 4-0 lead as the Tide eventually shut out the Tigers, 6-0 ... the shutout effort was Alabama’s first in Baton Rouge since May 14, 2000. Tennessee (3/25): Earned his team-leading third win of the season, working 6.1 innings of three-run baseball ... allowed a season-high eight hits, but did not walk a man and struck out six across his 100 pitches ... gave up all three runs in the first inning before settling down over the next 5.1 ... limited the Vols to five hits over the final 5.1 after allowing three in the firsts inning alone. Georgia (4/1): Did not factor into the decision after working a season-low 4.0-plus innings and exiting early with the tying runs on base … allowed four runs on six hits with one walk … also struck out a season-high seven batters … Alabama would rally for the 10-7, 13-inning win in the series opener. Kentucky (4/8): Suffered his first loss of the season despite throwing 7.0 innings and striking out a season-high nine batters ... allowed three runs on five hits with a walk ... retired 11 straight from the second inning through the fifth ... a single in the sixth broke his streak ... was his fifth quality start of the season and third against SEC competition. Ole Miss (4/15): Took the hard-luck loss against the Rebels ... worked 7.0 innings, allowing just two hits and one unearned run ... walked three and struck out eight ... has allowed one or no runs in six of his nine starts following the outing against the Rebels. Texas A&M(4/22): Did not factor into the decision after working 6.0 innings and allowing three runs on six hits and four walks with two strikeouts ... tossed 106 pitches before exiting with the game tied at 3-3 ... allowed all three runs in the first inning but settled down over the final frames, stranding six to keep the Aggies off the board ... was his seventh quality start of the season, five of which have come in SEC play. Mississippi State (4/28): Suffered the loss, allowing six runs (five earned) on four hits and three walks with two strikeouts … gave up five runs in the third, but rebounded to retire nine of the next 10 batters before exiting the game … the five earned runs were his most allowed since April 18, 2015, when he allowed five at Missouri … his six runs allowed were the most the junior has given up since his sophomore campaign against Louisiana-Lafayette on March 1, 2015. Auburn (5/6): Collected his first win since March 25, working 5.2 innings and allowing only two runs (one earned), while striking out seven … gave up three hits and issued only two walks … paired with Matt Foster to limit the Auburn offense to only four hits, tying the season-low allowance by the Alabama arms across a nine-inning game … the duo also recorded 14 combined strikeouts, a season-high mark for punchouts in a nine-inning SEC game. Arkansas (5/13): Earned his team-high tying fifth win of the season, throwing another quality start … worked 6.0 innings and allowed two earned runs on five hits and three walks … also struck out three batters … marked the first time since March 18 at LSU and March 25 vs. Tennessee that he collected wins in consecutive starts.
SOPHOMORE (2015) Wrapped up his sophomore season with a team-leading eight wins, including one complete game, across his 15 starts and owned a 3.81 ERA (38 ER/89.2 IP) ... struck out 69 batters and issued just 25 walks, a team-low for the year ... went 4-2 with a 4.47 ERA (29 ER/58.1 IP) in SEC play, while striking out 43 and allowing only 17 walks ... the Tide came away with wins in 10 of his 15 total starts, including nine of his 14 series-closing outings ... produced a quality start in nine of his 15 appearances ... did not issue more than three walks in 13 of his 15 starts and allowed four or fewer runs in all but two of those games ... was a perfect 2-0 in February and finished 2-1 in each of the final three months of the season ... excelled in May, going 2-1 with a 2.74 ERA (7 ER/23.0 IP), while striking out 23 batters -- his highest total in any month. Maryland Eastern Shore (2/15): Earned the Sunday start in the season-opening series ... pitched 6.0 scoreless innings, allowing just two hits while striking out three ... allowed only one runner to advance past first base. Houston (2/22): Picked up the win in the final game against the third-ranked Cougars ... tossed his second consecutive quality start, allowing just three runs on eight hits across 6.1 innings of work. Louisiana-Lafayette (3/1): Saddled with his first loss of the season after allowing six runs (five earned) on six hits and a pair of walks across 4.0 innings of work. Lipscomb (3/8): Allowed a career-low one hit as he threw 6.0 shutout innings to pick up the win ... took a no-hitter into the sixth inning. Mississippi State (3/15): Labored through 5.1 innings as he gave up eight hits and three walks ... allowed four runs but did not factor into the final decision. Texas A&M (3/21): Threw 7.0 strong innings to help the Crimson Tide avoid the sweep ... faced a then-season high 32 batters ... used 118 pitches in the outing, his highest total during the regular season ... earned the win and handed the fifth-ranked Aggies their first loss, ending TAMU's 24-game winning streak. Florida (3/28): Worked 7.0 innings for the second consecutive start but did not factor into the decision as he left the game with the score knotted at 4-4. LSU (4/4): Went 5.0 innings and allowed four runs, but limited the Tigers offense in some key situations to keep the Tide in the game ... did not factor into the decision in a second consecutive start, as the two teams played their second extra-innings game of the series. Georgia (4/12): Clinched the series win and his fifth of the season as he tied his regular-season high with 7.0 IP ... struck out nine batters to match a career-high and notch his fifth quality start of the season. Missouri (4/18): Cruised through the first three innings before allowing three solo home runs in the fourth and one more homer in the sixth to suffer his second loss of the season ... went 6.0 innings and allowed five runs on six hits ... the four home runs allowed matched his total across his first nine starts of 2015. Ole Miss (4/26): Earned his sixth win of the season on his 20th birthday to help Alabama avoid the series sweep ... tied his season-high for innings pitched with 7.0, which he previously tossed in three other starts ... allowed eight hits and issued just two walks while giving up three earned runs. Arkansas (5/2): Tossed another quality start, going 7.0 innings and allowing three runs on six hits to keep the Tide in the running all afternoon ... collected six strikeouts across 106 pitches. Auburn (5/10): Tossed 6.0 innings of work and recorded six punchouts to earn the win ... allowed just four hits, his lowest total during conference play ... helped the Crimson Tide complete its first sweep of Auburn on the Plains in 32 years. Vanderbilt (5/17): Started but worked only one inning ... struck out one and allowed one hit in his final tune-up before the SEC Tournament. Ole Miss (5/19): Earned the win to advance the Crimson Tide to the double-elimination portion of the 2015 SEC Tournament ... tossed the second complete game of his career, both of which came in postseason play ... recorded a career-high 10 strikeouts while allowing just one run on nine hits to help Alabama claim the 6-1 victory.
FRESHMAN (2014) Closed out his freshman campaign with a 5-2 record and a 3.40 ERA (18 ER/47.2 IP) across 17 appearances, including five starts. St. Louis (2/14): Struck out three across 3.0 scoreless IP in his first career appearance for the Crimson Tide. Mississippi Valley State (3/8): Struck out two of three batters faced in a hitless ninth inning to complete the combined no-hitter against the Delta Devils. Ole Miss (3/29): Earned second win of the season after retiring the final two batters against the ninth-ranked Rebels. UAB (4/8): Did not factor into the decision in his first career start after limiting the Blazers to one run on three hits with two walks and a season-high nine strikeouts over 6.1 IP. UAB (4/16): Tallied his third win of the season in his start against the Blazers, striking out seven in 5.0 IP while allowing only one run on four hits. Samford (4/30): Picked up his fourth win in Birmingham after allowing two runs on two hits and four walks with four strikeouts in 3.2 IP. Georgia Southern (6/1): Finished the 2014 season tossing his first career complete game shutout against Georgia Southern in the Tallahassee Regional ... used 124 total pitches and allowed just two hits while walking two and striking out seven on the way to his fifth victory of the season and a 6-0 Alabama win.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA Was picked in the 37th round of the 2013 MLB Draft by the Atlanta Braves ... rated as the 14th-best player in the state of Alabama and sixth among right-handed pitchers by Perfect Game USA in 2013 ... chosen for the 2013 ASWA Class 6A All-State team ... picked by Perfect Game for the 2013 Rawlings Southeast All-Region Second Team ... named 2013 All-Hoover/South Pitcher of the Year while starring for Hoover HS ... a 2013 class 6A All-State pick ... named to the 2013 All-Over The Mountain team ... selected to the 2013 Birmingham News All-Metro team ... as a senior, went 9-3 with a 1.09 ERA and 0.71 WHIP while striking out 98 batters in 77.0 IP ... also batted .330 in his senior campaign ... named the Blount County Baseball Tournament MVP as part of the 2012 All-Tournament team ... an all-county selection following his junior season ... a two-time pick for the Alabama Baseball Coaches Association Underclassman event from 2011-12 ... also competed for the ABCA Team Alabama over the same period ... selected to the Navy Squad for the 2012 ABCA All-Star Event ... a three-sport athlete at Hoover, also played football and basketball ... fourth all-time at Hoover High in single-game passing with 529 yards and fourth and sixth, respectively, in total offense with 569 and 523 yards ... a 2013 All-Blount County basketball selection ... named to the 2012 Blount County All-Tournament basketball team ... was a member of the National Honor Society at HHS ... son of Mike and Amy Bramblett ... has two brothers, Bradley and Jay ... born Geoffrey Reid Bramblett on April 26, 1995, in Birmingham, Ala. ... majoring in human performance exercise science.