Selected in the 2013 MLB Draft by the Minnesota Twins (27th round, No. 800).
SOPHOMORE (2015): Received a redshirt in 2015.
FRESHMAN (2014): Appeared in 14 games for the Noles, including two starts on the mound during his first season … finished with a 1-0 record and 6.23 ERA over 17.1 innings pitched … threw a career-high 2.2 innings out of the bullpen against Miami (Feb. 28), in just his second appearance at Florida State, surrendering only a walk while striking out two … put together scoreless appearances against UCF twice (March 12 / May 13), Notre Dame (April 4), Florida (April 8) and Wake Forest (April 20) … picked up his only win of the season against the Fighting Irish, striking out a batter in an inning pitched as the Noles rallied for an 8-7, walk-off win in extra innings…allowed opponents to hit just .210 off him, good for third best on the team…made his Seminole debut against Niagara (2/15) in the season-opening series … recorded multiple strikeouts in three appearances including a season-high two strikeouts three times – against Miami (2/28), at UCF (3/12) and against Florida (4/8).
HIGH SCHOOL: A four year varsity player at Jensen Beach High School … garnered Florida All-Region first team accolades in 2013 … also named a third team Rawlings All-American in 2013 … earned All-Area honors (2012 & 2013) … named a Perfect Game All American … honored on the All-Region Underclass third team in 2012 … posted a 7-0 record with a 0.77 ERA and 68 strikeouts following his junior year … was a three year honor roll student at Jensen Beach.
PERSONAL: Son of Xavier and Sharon Blatch … has one sister, Lauryn … comes from an athletic family as his uncles - Walter Campbell played basketball at LSU and Curtis Blatch played football at Iowa … exploratory major … born on June 6, 1995.