Feb. 2, 2012
The Georgia Tech baseball team begins the 2012 season Friday, Feb. 17 when it opens play in the Rock Hill Coca-Cola Classic at Winthrop. Stay tuned to RamblinWreck.com and meet all 33 Yellow Jackets with the “Countdown to Opening Day” series.
RHP | R-R | 6-6 | 212 | Sophomore | Hoschton, Ga. (Mill Creek)
RW.com: List three words that describe you…
Matthew Grimes: Christian, dependable, honest
RW: Name one thing that fans don’t know about you…
MG: I have studied six years of Spanish
RW: Why did you choose Georgia Tech?
MG: Great coaching staff and a good education
RW: If you could bring one thing from your hometown, what would it be?
RW: What is the best piece of advice that a coach gave you?
MG: To give everything but your best is sacrificing your gift
RW: What would be your ultimate sports center highlight…
MG: Throwing the final pitch in Game Seven of the World Series
RW: What was the most interesting thing you did this summer?
MG: Went fishing up in Cape Cod
RW: What player, if any, do you pattern your game after?
MG: John Smoltz
RW: What is your dream job?
MG: Play professional baseball
RW: Name the most interesting place you’ve visited…
RW: What’s the one memory that stands out from your childhood?
MG: Watching Randy Johnson throw a perfect game
RW: Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met?
MG: Charles Barkley
RW: What is your favorite Georgia Tech tradition?
MG: Our fight song
RW: Do you have any game or practice superstitions?
MG: Don’t step on the foul lines or the lip of the grass
RW: Interests outside of baseball…
RW: Biggest accomplishments.,.
MG: Gwinnett County Pitcher of the Year in 2010