theadanews.com - Ada, Oklahoma

June 3, 2013

Journey of success: McCurry overcomes injury to become strong two-way player

Kelli Grashell, OSU Media Relations
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Stillwater —      It’s becoming clear in baseball today that many pitchers will undergo Tommy John surgery at some point in their career. Some pitchers come back to the mound at full force, while others don’t return to the game at all.

     But for Oklahoma State’s Randy McCurry, the story is a bit different.

     As a freshman in 2009, McCurry — a graduate of Tupelo High School — established himself as the Cowboys’ closer. In 28 appearances as a freshman, he tied the program’s single-season saves record with 10, a total that ranked third in the Big 12 that season. He also had a team-best 2.16 ERA and a 4-1 record.

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