Former LSU pitcher Jared Poche decides to retire from professional baseball

Former LSU pitcher Jared Poche decides to retire from professional baseball
Jared Poche (Source: Josh Auzenne/Gray Media)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - LSU baseball’s all-time wins leader at pitcher, Jared Poche, is calling it a career.

Poche made the announcement Wednesday that he has decided to “hang up his cleats” through a post on Instagram. In the post, he thanked his former coaches and teammates and said he’s excited for what’s next.

Poche won 39 games as a Tiger. He finished with a 39-13 record with a 3.02 ERA. He started 70 games on the mound, which is also a school record.

Poche was drafted in the ninth round by the Oakland A’s in the 2017 MLB Draft. He is currently a member of the Stockton Ports, the club’s Class A Advanced California League.

Click here for his minor league stats

Poche last pitched for LSU in the College World Series National Championship game against Florida in 2017.

The Lutcher native was certainly a fan favorite among Tiger nation.

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