|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Sullivan South HS|
2004 Season:Bauer pitched in 14 games last season, all in relief ... Allowed 28 hits in 16.2 innings, while walking five and striking out seven ... Struck out a season-high five batters in three innings against Central Michigan on Feb. 28 ... His best performance of the season was on Apr. 27 against Virginia Tech in the Kingsport Classic ... Did not allow a baserunner in two innings of work in ETSUs victory over the Hokies ... Had a 1.80 ERA in his final four appearances of the season, spanning five innings ... He allowed just one earned run in that span, allowing just a .118 opponents batting average. 2003 Season: Bauer pitched in 20 games, ranking fourth on the team in appearances ... He made one start and 19 relief outings ... Pitched 33 innings, finishing the season with a 1-2 record and a 9.82 ERA ... Allowed 56 hits and 36 earned runs while striking out 23 batters ... Picked up the win against Wofford on March 29, pitching an inning of relief, not allowing any baserunners and striking out two. 2002 Season: Bauer appeared in 18 games, starting eight Finished fourth among returning ETSU pitchers with 42.2 innings pitched Allowed 78 hits and struck out 20 batters Picked up a win after pitching 5.1 innings and scattering nine hits against UNC Asheville on May 8 Allowed two runs and struck out two Bulldog batters in the win Bauer held opposing batters to a .283 (15-33) batting average with two outs. High School: Emerged as one of the top pitchers in the state of Tennessee his senior season for Sullivan South ... Finished his senior season with a 9-3 record and a 1.66 ERA ... Fanned 101 in 76 innings ... Also batted .447 with 25 RBIs and stole 13 bases. Personal: Born on February 12, 1983 ... Plans to major in anthropology ... Mike is the son of John and Jo Bauer.