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#4 Joe Graziano, P


Position: P
Height: 6' 2"   Weight: 170 lbs
College Experience: Butler
Bats: R
Throws: L
Hometown: Schererville, Ind.


Graziano previously pitched for the Oilmen in 2017, logging 31 innings and compiling a sparkling 1.16 earned run average. He went 3-1 over seven games including five starts and accrued 39 strikeouts against just six walks. The left-handed hurler was a weekend starter for Butler during the COVID-shortened 2020 season, making four starts and striking out 15 over 17 1/3 innings. He was a midweek starter as a sophomore and went 4-4 with a 4.09 ERA in 15 appearances after going 3-0 in 13 games (four starts) as a freshman.

Graziano was a three-year letter winner at Lake Central, where he helped the Indians to a 20-7 overall mark and 8-4 conference record during a sectional-winning season. He went 6-3 on the mound as a senior with a 2.11 ERA and 84 strikeouts. The talented southpaw walked just 13 batters in 60 innings of work and was an all-conference and all-area selection. Also a basketball player at Lake Central, Graziano tossed a pair of perfect games on the L.C. diamond. 

2020 Northwest Indiana Oilmen Roster »
5 Andre Demetral INF
14 Michael Machnic INF
15 Tyler Nelson INF
31 Conner Tomasic INF
26 Joe Rycerz 1B
6 Angelo Cantelo C
12 Nick Anderson C
13 Gabe Pulido C
3 Kendal Ewell OF
7 Clay Thompson OF
23 Tommy Farrell OF
24 Tre' Hondras OF
1 Connor Oliver P
4 Joe Graziano P
9 Johnny Maynard P
16 Terry Busse P
18 Max Franklin P
19 Brandon Tyler P
21 Costa Sirounis P
22 Luke Pappas P
25 Jack Guzek P
27 Mike Madura P
29 Kyle Iwinski P
30 Joe Rotkis P
35 Isaiah Coupet P
37 Matt Litwicki P
42 Tommy Windt P
45 Will Melby P

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