Clayton Crum’s Bio

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  •  Graduate of Klein HS in Klein, Texas. As a senior at Klein High school he posted a 7-0 record with two saves, a 1.54 ERA to earn second-team All-State,

  • Member of the 16U Team USA Baseball Team Trials

  • Rawlings preseason first-team All-Region, and a preseason Under Armor All-American.

  • Selected by The Chicago Cubs in the 2010 MLB Draft.

  • Howard Junior College for one year[ “Baseball America” #153 on Baseball Top prospects for the MLB.

  • The University of Oregon under Coach Garrido’s former partner Coach Horton.

  • Signed with The Tampa Bay Rays.

  •  Following the 2013 season Clayton was given the Erik Walker Award, an award given to a player in the Tampa Bay Rays Organization who shows consistent integrity and is a positive influence on and off the field.

  •  Following a serious injury, Clayton returned to The University of Oregon and finished up his degree. After 4 arm surgeries and 2 more years of ups and downs returning to professional baseball, Crum decided it was time to hang up the cleats.

"I Have played a large roll in the recruiting process of many of the older athletes I work with. I have personal relationships with coaches from over 50 college programs. Scouting for Perfect Game has allowed me to see the recruiting process of baseball through a completely different lens. The majority of high-level high school players want to have an opportunity to play at the next level but might not necessarily know the best route to take while pursuing these endeavors."

Coach Clayton Crum