2016 MLB Draft - selected in the 22nd round, 666th overall by the Anaheim Angels
2016 Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year
2016 Louisville Slugger First Team All-American
2016 Baseball America First Team All-American
2016 Golden Spikes Award Semifinalist
2016 NCBWA Stopper of the Year Finalist
2016 NCBWA District IX Player of the Year
2016 Dick Howser Award Semifinalist
2016 National Pitcher of the Year Watch List
2015 All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention
Born in Long Beach, Calif. ... parents are Kathleen and Tony ... has a younger brother, Carson, and a step-brother, Nick Vitter, who is on the UC Riverside baseball team ... majoring in Communications with a minor in Nutrition ... selected in the 36th round (1,088th overall) by the Oakland A's in the 2015 MLB Draft.
2016: Was a 22nd round draft pick, 666th overall by the Anaheim Angels ... Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year, First Team All-America (Baseball America and Louisville Slugger), NCBWA District IX Player of the Year, finalist for NCBWA Stopper of the Year, semifinalist for Golden Spikes and Dick Howser Trophy ... ends his career tied atop UW's all-time career lists: 31 saves with Brett Merrick and 94 pitching appearances with Geoff Brown ... 2nd nation in ERA (0.89), 1st WHIP (0.72) and T1st Pac-12 in saves (16, T3rd nationally) ... other Pac-12 rankings: 1st opposing avg. (.155), fewest hits allowed (32), fewest runs (7) and earned runs allowed (6), 3rd games in relief (28) & games finished, 5th in appearances (28) ... 16 saves is 2nd most in UW single-season history (20 is record) and his 0.89 ERA ranks No. 1 all-time ... all but one of his saves has been more than 1 innings (list on right) ... missed final 2 weekends resting sore arm ... pitched twice vs. Stanford, picking up win and 2nd BS ... recorded final 2 outs May 20 and picked up win #4 on walk-off sac fly, and entered game in 9th May 21 with 7-5 lead but allowed 2 runs on a triple (5K's in 2.0 IP) ... tied school record for saves with 3 scoreless & hitless innings vs. WSU on May 15, striking out 3 (SV#16 of the year) ... SV#15 on May 7 in 7-3 win at USC (2.1 IP, 3 H, 2 BB, 5 K) ... recorded saves in all 3 UW wins week of April 25-May 1 ... 2 saves at Cal, including a season-high 3.2 IP save (3 H, R, 3 K) in series-clinching 7-4 win Sunday ... 2 IP, BB, 4 K for 13th save in series opening-win (4-2) vs. Cal ... recorded final 4 outs Apr. 26 to save (12) 3-1 win over Seattle U ... 2 saves vs. St. Mary's throwing 2.1 IP in 3-1 win, 2.0 IP in 3-0 win (4.1, 4 H, 0 R, 5K) ... passed Will Fenton for 2nd all-time in saves, picking up 2 vs. UCLA, throwing 2 IP & 3 IP ... picked up SV#7 and W#3 in 2 appearances vs. ASU -- threw final 2 IP in GM1 to earn save, and final 6 IP (2H, 1ER, 3K) to pick up win in series clincher ... pitched twice at OSU, earning W#2 in finale, throwing season high 5 scoreless innings (H, 2K), entering game in 7th inning (W, 3-2, 12 inn.) ... L#1 April 2, allowing first runs of season and snapping 22.1 scoreless inning streak to start season (32 innings, 18 appearances dating to 2015) ... SV#6 vs. Gonzaga, Mar. 29, throwing 2.0 IP, H ... saw action twice vs. Ore, (4.2 IP, 3H, 0R, 2BB, 6K) ... threw 3.0 IP, 4K, 1H Saturday vs. Ore to pick up SV#5 (20th career save) ... 2 appearances vs. Ariz, recording SV#4 Mar. 18 throwing 1.1IP, 1BB, 2K ... 2 appearances in Pacific series (3.1 IP, 1H, 1K, 0R)... earned a win and save in Santa Clara series (3.0 IP, 0H, 4K) ... threw final 2 innings, 3 K's, HBP to earn SV#3 (18th career) Mar. 6 vs. S. Clara ... pitched 9th inning and earned win of 10-9 game vs. S. Clara, Mar. 5 ... picked up SV#2 striking out 2 in 10th inning 2-1 win ... picked up save #2 (17th career) striking out 2 in 10th inning 2-1 win, Feb. 26 at UC Riverside ... 2.2 IP, 1H, 6K, but ND in 12-inning loss to UCR ... 3.1IP, 3H, BB, 4K in 2 appearances during the Baylor series ... picked up 16th career save Feb.21 at Baylor, throwing 2.1IP, H, 3KNCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List.
2015: Honorable Mention All-Pac-12 ... began the season as a starter, making 3 starts, before moving to the bullpen for 23 additional appearances ... finished year with 15 career saves, tied for 5th most in UW history ... was 3-4 with a 2.01 ERA in 71.2 innings and team-best 0.98 WHIP ... ranked 3rd in the conference with a 2.01 ERA, 6th in games finished (21) and opposing batting average (.217) and tied for 7th in saves (6) ... led team in ERA, saves, games finished and opposing batting average ... was 2-4, 1.31 as a reliever, 1-0, 4.32 as a starter ... 21 inherited runners/6 scored ... 6 games with 4+ innings out of bullpen ... had a 0.00 ERA in May, with 5 saves, allowing 1 hit in 11.2 innings with 13 strikeouts and 0 walks in 6 games ... ended the season with a string of 9.2 innings of perfect baseball over 5 games, including 10 strikeouts and 4 saves ... pitched twice vs. Utah, picking up saves in both games ... entered May 23 game with bases loaded, 1 out and UW leading 3-2, proceeded to get a strikeout and fly out to end the threat ... got final four outs May 22 vs. Utah to earn 5th save ... hurled 4.0 innings of no-hit baseball combining with Ryan Schmitten to throw 9 innings of 1 hit relief in 3-0 loss to CSUN May 17 ... earned 2 saves at Arizona, throwing 3.2 IP total in 2 games ... pitched twice vs. OSU, taking loss (#4) in 10 inning 4-2 loss (3.0IP, 2H, 2R, 1ER) ... pitched twice at Oregon, including 4.1IP and L#3 in 3-2 11 innings finale, striking out 6 in 96 pitch outing (4.1IP, 2H, 1ER, 5BB, 6K) ... went 1-1, 3.00 ERA in 2 appearances last week vs. ASU ... win #3 April 17 going final 1.2 IP, 1 H, 2 K in 9-7 comeback win vs. ASU ... threw final 4.1 IP of 6-5 10-inning loss vs. ASU April 19 (4.1, 4H, 2ER) ... earned 2nd win, first in relief, throwing final 4 scoreless innings in 5-2 win @WSU (3 H, 0 R, 4 K) ... 2 perfect 1-inning appearances at Stanford, including SV#1 in 4-2 win, Apr. 2 ... threw 6.2 scoreless innings of 3-2, 16 inning loss vs. USC (6.2, 3 H, 1 K), 3/28 ... pitched perfect 9th inning in 5-1 win over USC, 3/27 ... struck out the side in the 9th of 7-3 win at Gonzaga on 3/24 ... saw action twice at UCLA, including a career high 7.1 innings, taking loss in 5-4 (13 innings) series finale ... entered that game in the 6th inning and allowed 7 hits, just that 1 run and threw 106 pitches ... pitched in 2 games vs. Pepperdine (2.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 2 K), all out of the bullpen ... career high 6.2 IP, 9 K’s, but no decision vs. North Dakota (2/27) in 6-4, 10 inning loss ... earned a no-decision in 11-8 loss to Kansas, throwing 4.0 IP, allowing career-highs 10 H, 5 R, 5 ER ... threw career high 6 IP allowing 2 runs, 1 ER in season-opening 5-2 win over Pacific on February 13 ... listed on the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association's Stopper of the Year Award watch list.
2014: Tied for team high with 31 appearances, ranking 4th in the conference and tying for 3rd most in UW single-season history ... ranked 6th in the Pac-12 with 9 saves and 20 games finished ... 9-of-10 in save opportunities ... T8th in UW single-season history with 9 saves, T11th career saves ... allowed runs in 6 of 31 appearances ... held right-handed hitters to a .213 (19-for-89) average and .216 (16-for-74) with runners in scoring position ... shut door in 9th at OSU for 9th save of the season (W, 4-2) on May 16 but gave up winning hit in 1-0 loss the next day ... went final 2.0 innings vs. Seattle U on May 13 ... picked up win #5 getting last two outs of 5-4 11 inning win vs. Bethune-Cookman in game 1, May 10 ... pitched a perfect 9th Monday vs. Grand Canyon for 8th save ... went final 2.2 innings of 21-17 win over Utah to pick up 4th win, despite allowing season-high 3 earned runs, 2 home runs ... picked up saves in both games of a double-header vs. WSU, April 27 ... save #5 at Cal in 4-3 UW win, allowing 2 hits in 9th before closing game out ... 2.0 innings pitched in 2 games vs. Stanford ... allowed 2 runs in 10th vs. Ore April 6, but picked up win #3 when UW rallied with 3 runs ... picked up 4th save in 1-0 win over Oregon April 5 (1.1 innings pitched, 2 hits, walks, 2 strikeouts) ... picked up 3rd save March 22 in 5-2 win over Arizona ... saved 1st ever game at Husky Ballpark, slamming the door shut in 8-7 win over AZ ... 1st career save came on Mar. 18 vs. Portland in 3.0 innings pitched (1 hits, 0 runs, 3 strikeouts) ... 4.0 innings pitched in 2 wins at ASU (2 hits, 0 runs, 3 strikeouts) ... pitched twice in Jack Gifford Memorial Tourney in Calif. (0-0, 2.25 ERA, 4.0 innings pitched, 3 hits, 1 earned runs, 2 strikeouts, 1 walk) ... notched first career win vs. UC Davis (1.2 innings pitched, 0 hits, 0 runs, 2 strikeouts) on March 1 ... pitched 2 innings of scoreless relief vs. OSU (3 hits, 1 walk, 1 strikeout) ... made two appearances in opening Texas State Tournament ... allowed 2 runs vs. Air Force in the season-opener in an inning of work ... allowed 1 hit, 1 strikeout in 2 innings in tie vs. Michigan on Feb. 16.
2013: Pitched in nine games, starting two ... made college debut on opening day (Feb. 15) at UC Davis, allowing two runs on two hits over two-thirds of an innings ... faced one batter (a walk) in the second game of the Lamar series (Feb. 23) ... pitched one-third of an inning in the 15-inning loss at UCLA on March 15-16 ... pitched the ninth of the April 2 win at SeattleU, striking out two in a 1-2-3 inning ... made his first start April 8 at Cal State Northridge and performed well ... went four innings, allowing one earned run (three total runs) on three hits with one walk and seven strikeouts ... pitched in two of three games at Stanford ... went three innings, allowing one run on two hits, April 12, and then pitched three innings, giving up two runs (one earned) on just one hit, on April 14 ... pitched two scoreless innings April 21 vs. Oregon State ... started April 23 at Gonzaga, pitching three and one-third innings in a Husky win ... gave up one run on five hits in that outing (no decision), but didn't pitch again after it due to injury.
LOS ALAMITOS HIGH SCHOOL
Played two season on the varsity under coach Matt Nuez ... team went 19-9 and won the Sunset League with an 11-4 league record his senior season ... earned first-team All-Sunset League as a senior ... was the league's rookie of the year as a junior.
GETTING TO KNOW TROY RALLINGS
Possible career pursuits outside of baseball:
Nutritionist, dietician, personal trainer, life coach, open a healthy fast food chain
Hobbies/Other sports you enjoy:
Mixed Martial Arts. I could talk fighting for hours on end.
First memory of baseball:
My first at bat in T-ball I hit an inside-the-park home run and waved my hat to the crowd rounding the bases. My mom knew I'd be an entertaining player for years to come.
Why do you love baseball?
It is the perfect game. For me, the game is the ultimate test of will, focus and endurance. Perfection can never be reached, but it is what we train everyday to accomplsh.