Fifty-one players have been named to the mid-season Stopper of the Year watch list including LSU reliever Chris Cotton. The award is given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I baseball.
Cotton is 2-0 this season with a 1.71 ERA and eight saves. He has allowed only five runs in 26.1 innings pitched.
Cotton joins fellow SEC pitchers Trevor Gott (Kentucky), Jonathan Holder (Miss. State), Brett Huber (Ole Miss), Jason Jester (Texas A&M), Johnny Magliozzi (Florida), Brian Miller (Vanderbilt) and Tyler Webb (South Carolina).
Tulane freshman reliever Ian Gibuat, ULL junior Matt Hicks and SLU junior Dylan Hills are also included on the watch list.
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