2013: 14 appearances ... 11 starts ... 3-5 ... 5.46 ERA ... 26 strikeouts ... April 11 at Dallas Baptist: pitched 4.1 innings in start, striking out two batters... March 17 vs. UC Davis: threw 7.0 innings in start, allowing two runs and striking out one batter ... March 2 at Long Beach State: allowed two runs in 7.1 innings, striking out two batters ... Feb. 23 at Cal Poly: started on the mound, striking out four batters in six scoreless innings.
High School: Hammond spent four years starting for the Shorecrest High varsity baseball squad. Playing pitcher and outfielder for the Scots, he was named First Team All-Division Outfielder in 2011 and First Team All-Division Pitcher in 2012. He also earned the team's MVP award in 2011 and 2012. Hammond notched 202 career strikeouts with a high of 15 k's in one game. He participated in an all-state tournament in Yakima, Wash. Hammond also played three years on the school's varsity football team. He earned three First Team All-Division designations, honored for his punting in 2011 and 2012 and as a quarterback in 2012. In 2011 he also earned First Team All-Division as a quarterback.
Personal: Full name Theodore Elliot Hammond. Parents are Wendy Tinker and David & Vera Hammond, and he has two younger sisters named Erica and Natalie. Hammond is currently undecided on a major.