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Published On: November 17th, 2010

This week we are catching up with former Waterloo Bucks pitcher Scott Shaw.  The New York Mets drafted the Gurnee, Illinois native in the 13th round of the 2008 MLB Draft. Since being drafted, Shaw has seen action for both of the Mets’ Single A teams.

In 2008, Shaw appeared in 15 games for the Brooklyn Cyclones of the New York-Penn League, starting 14 games.  The University of Illinois product finished the season with a 6-3 record and a 2.80 ERA.  Shaw struck out 79 while walking just 15 in 74 innings pitched.

In 2009, Shaw pitched for the St. Lucie Mets of the Florida State League.  Shaw started in all 26 games he appeared, finishing the season with an 8-8 record, a 3.73 ERA, and 118 strikeouts, while giving up just 57 walks.  Shaw won his last three starts of the season for St. Lucie.  In two seasons in the minors, Shaw owns a 14-10 record, a 3.43 ERA, 197 strikeouts, and 223.2 innings pitched.

In 2010 Shaw split time between two of the Mets minor league teams, Shaw spent time with both the St. Lucie Mets and the Binghamton Mets.  Shaw finished the year with a record of 4-7 with an ERA of 7.98.  Shaw pitched in 85.2 innings while striking 57 and walking 45.  Shaw showed flashes of his talents in 2010 and be a pitcher that is looked to for leadership in the up coming season.

Shaw was a member of the Waterloo Bucks from 2006 through 2008.  The righty appeared in 27 games, throwing 160.2 innings, and finished with a 9-8 record.  Shaw struck out 130 while walking just 44 and finished his Bucks career with a 9-9 record. 

Check every Wednesday for “Catching Up with the Bucks.”