RHP Mathieu Deneault-Gauthier
Hometown: Candiac, Que.
Ht: 6’ 0”, Wt: 160lbs.
Teams: Academie Baseball Canada/Canadian Junior National Team/C-North Carolina State
Previous teams: Atlanta Elite Roadrunners, Patriotes Rive Sud, Patriotes de Mortagne High, Richmond Braves 16U National Mayers.
Coaches: Max Hixkhoussen, Mike Belanger, Alex Agostino.
2015 season Dominican summer trip: Three scoreless against the Yankees, setting first five batters on three strikeouts, a grounder and pop out ,,, Allowed five runs in four innings pitching before and after 45-minute rain delay facing Reds ... Allowed two hits in four innings including striking out the side in the eighth, two whiffs in nint ... World Juniors in Osaka: Worked scoreless inning in win over Chinese Taipei. Pitched 4 1/3 innings allowing two runs on six hits and three walks, while striking out four ... Friendly Series in Australia: allowed four runs -- three earned -- on three hits and three walks in 3 2/3 innings, while striking out two. Allowed four runs -- three earned -- on seven hits and four walks, as he struck out five in 6 2/3 innings ... Fall Disney trip: allowed two hits, one run, striking out one in three innings against the Astros ... Tournament 12: Pitched no hitter for Quebec in win over Futures Navy, striking out nine, walking three, needing only 61 pitches (game started with 1-1 count) ... “Was only 86 but had pinpoint control. He was relaxed. I never saw him get up tight during his no hitter. He flew in from Montreal in the AM, had cramps in his legs during the game and STILL pitched a no hitter.” ... At 17u BCS final in Fort Myers: eight scoreless, allowing four hits, with zero walks and four strikeouts ... In the Dominican: Showed swing and miss stuff in three inning outing recording six strikeouts including the final two batters in 7-4 win over the Cubs ... Spring Disney trip _ Held Nationals scoreless for two innings, striking out one, allowing one hit.
2014 season: Pitched five-inning no-no for Richmond over East Coast Clippers - South at WWBA National Championship, walked two, struck out five.
Honors _ 2015: All BCS tourney team in Fort Myers ... Earned spot on third annual New Era Tournament 12 Blue Jays Baseball Academy All Star team ... 2014: Earned All BCS final
What they are saying: “Was 90 MPH at Montreal Bureau camp. Has impressed at Tournament 12 and big stages during the summer. Committed to big-time program (North Carolina State).”
On other lists: Ranked 464th on Perfect Game’s top 500 high school list ... 151st amongst HS RHPs.