Carter Linton

#26 Carter Linton

HT. 5-11
WT. 180
YR. So.
HOMETOWN Kingsport, Tenn.

2018: Made 14 appearances for ETSU with 14.1 innings recorded ... Picked up his first Division 1 win at Radford in a narrow 9-8 victory for the Bucs, tossing 1.1 scoreless and hitless innings while helping the Bucs work out of a jam in a tie game and allowing ETSU to take the lead in the following inning ... Made the most of his ETSU debut vs. Middle Tennessee State, tossing 2.2 innings with one hit, no runs, no walks and six strikeouts ... Had a scoreless inning streak of 4.2 that spanned four appearances midway through the season.

Prior to ETSU: Transfer from Columbia State Community College in Columbia, Tenn. ... Pitched for head coach Mike Corn ... While there, helped contribute to a NJCCA runner up finish in District 8 ... Played high school ball at Dobyns-Bennett High School, joining four other D-B alums on the Buccaneer roster.

Personal: Born June 14, 1998 ... From Kingsport, Tenn. … Majoring in physical education ... Son of Douglas Linton … As a player, Carter's father, Doug,  spent 18 years in the pros, including eight years with the Blue Jays orgainzation and short stints with the Angels, Mets, Royals, Twins, Orioles, Rockies and Braves ... Doug now works for the Colorado Rockies organization, where he is in his 12th year working in player development as a pitching coordinator.