Braxton Cottongame - Baseball - University of Kentucky Athletics 20


  • height 6-3
  • Weight 205
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Hazard, Ky.

Kentucky kid who has no fear on the mound…Drafted out of high school last summer…Tough and competitive left-hander who goes right after hitters…Fastball sits 87 to 90 miles per hour with room for growth as he fills out and finds his delivery.

First-Team All-State (Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association)…First ever All-Mountain Baseball Player of the Year…Ranked the No. 25 left-handed pitcher in the country by Perfect Game and the No. 220 player overall…Ranked the No. 29 left-handed pitcher in the country by Prep Baseball Report and the No. 274 player overall…2018 Perfect Game-Rawlings Honorable Mention All-American, All-Central Region Team…Coached by Bobby Keith Dixon at Perry County (KY) Central High School…Was a four-year letterman.

Full name is Charles Braxton Cottongame…Hometown is Hazard, Ky. … Son of Chuck and Kim…Has an older sister, Savannah, and two younger brothers, Landon and Brayden… Perfect Game selected him as a Top 150 Impact Freshman entering the 2019 season… Drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 40th round of the 2018 MLB Draft…Active in Relay for Life…Favorite MLB team is the Boston Red Sox, but favorite player in New York Yankees pitcher C.C. Sabathia…Has worn the No. 20 his entire career…Favorite baseball movie is Field of Dreams and favorite line is “If you build it, they will come.”

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