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Chad Green
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Chad Green

Hometown:
Effingham, Ill.

High School:
Effingham

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 216

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R


04/22/2013

Battle of the Barrel: No. 11 Baseball Hosts No. 3 Vanderbilt

First pitch for Cardinals and Commodores set for 6:30 p.m., ET on CBS Sports Network

04/20/2013

Late Rally Lifts No. 8 Baseball to 7-4 Win at St. John's

Cardinals plate two runs in the eighth and four more in the ninth for the victory

04/19/2013

Road Series at St. John's Next for No. 8 Louisville Baseball

Friday at 6 p.m., ET (ESPN3), Saturday at 2:30 p.m. (CBS Sports) and Sunday at noon (ESPN3)

04/16/2013

No. 8 Baseball Visits No. 15 Kentucky for Round Two

Cardinals and Wildcats set for 6:30 p.m., ET first pitch in Lexington and on FOX Sports South

04/12/2013

Green, Johnson Lead No. 8 Baseball in 10-1 Win Over Elon

Cardinals plate nine in the eighth inning as Green pitches eight strong in the win

05/31/2013

LOUISVILLE BASEBALL v BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY | NCAA REGIONALS

Louisville Baseball v Bowling Green State University | NCAA Regionals

05/30/2013

LOUISVILLE BASEBALL NCAA REGIONAL PRACTICE

Louisville Baseball NCAA Regional Practice

05/16/2013

LOUISVILLE BASEBALL v PITTSBURGH | GAME 1

Louisville Baseball v Pittsburgh | Game 1

04/26/2013

LOUISVILLE BASEBALL v GEORGETOWN | GAME 1

Louisville Baseball v Georgetown | Game 1

04/12/2013

LOUISVILLE BASEBALL v ELON | PATRIOTIC GAME

Louisville v Elon | Patriotic Game

Honors:

  • 2013 Second Team All-BIG EAST

2013: Selected in 11th Round (336th overall) of 2013 MLB Draft by Detroit Tigers. Departed UofL as the school record holder in career ERA at 2.38. Earned Second Team All-BIG EAST honors finishing 10-4 with a 2.42 ERA and 74 strikeouts in 104.1 innings pitched and 18 starts on the mound. The 18 starts place second on the Cardinals' all-time single season leaderboard. Allowed two runs on six hits with two walks in five innings to earn no-decision in Cardinals' NCAA Super Regional opening win at Vanderbilt. Won his 10th game of the season working seven innings allowing three runs on five hits with five strikeouts in NCAA Regional opener against Bowling Green. Picked up fourth straight win and improved to 9-2 overall after allowing just one unearned run with five strikeouts in five innings against Pittsburgh on May 16. Won third straight start and eighth game overall after allowing just three hits with six strikeouts in eight shutout innings at Connecticut on May 11. Improved to 7-2 on the season after striking out a career-best nine in 7.1 scoreless innings in May 3 win at Villanova. Won his sixth game of the season matching a career high with eight innings of work while allowing just one run on three hits with five strikeouts against Georgetown on April 26. Improved to 5-2 on the season after allowing only one run on five hits with five strikeouts in career best eight innings pitched against Elon on April 12. Suffered a no-decision despite allowing only two unearned runs on three hits with three strikeouts in 4.2 innings at Cincinnati on April 5. Earned fourth win of the season in March 28 series-opening victory against Notre Dame. Suffered second loss of the season in series-opener against Rutgers. Improved to 3-1 overall with seven strong innings against Xavier on March 15 allowing only one run on six hits with four strikeouts. Allowed three unearned runs on five hits with five strikeouts in seven innings and finished with no-decision in Cardinals' 14-inning win over Alabama on March 8. Struck out a career best six while allowing just one run on six hits in six innings on March 1 against Kent State to earn his second straight win. Earned first win of the season with a dominating performance against Akron on Feb. 22 when he allowed only one hit with three strikeouts and one walk in seven shutout innings. Allowed two runs on seven hits with two strikeouts in four innings to suffer the loss in the Cardinals' season-opening defeat against Indiana.

Summer 2012: Was 4-0 with 47 strikeouts in 42.0 innings pitched and a 2.79 ERA in eight appearances and seven starts for the Bourne Braves in the Cape Cod League. Had nine strikeouts in 6.0 shutout innings to earn the victory against Hyannis on Aug. 5.

2012: Was 5-0 with a 2.70 ERA and 42 strikeouts in 46.1 innings pitched. Made 22 total appearances, including six starts. Allowed only one run on four hits with three strikeouts in 5.0 innings to earn his fifth win of the season in Cards' BIG EAST first round win over Pitt. Earned his fourth win of the season allowing one run on one hit during a staff outing on May 15 against Morehead State. Matched a career-high with five strikeouts and allowed only an unearned run in 5.0 innings in a no-decision at WKU on May 1. Making first start of the season, allowed only one run on two hits in 3.0 innings to earn his third win of the season in Cards' April 24 win over No. 1 UK. Pitched 4.0 perfect innings of relief with two strikeouts to earn his second win of the season on April 17 at Indiana. Came out of the bullpen for 2.0 innings of shutout relief in April 14 win over Seton Hall. Pitched 1.1 innings of scoreless relief with two strikeouts, a walk and no hits on April 7 at Georgetown. Made a pair of scoreless relief appearances in series win over Villanova. Struck out the side in order in a perfect inning of work against Wildcats on March 30. Pitched an inning of shutout relief against Ohio State on March 20. Allowed one earned run and two total runs on two hits with a season-high four strikeouts in 3.0+ innings of relief against East Carolina on March 11. Pitched a scoreless inning of relief against Indiana on March 6. Came out of the bullpen for 2.0 shutout innings of relief including a season-high three strikeouts against Pepperdine on March 3. Struck out the only two batters he faced in less than an inning of relief against Eastern Illinois on Feb. 28. Came out of the bullpen to pitch 3.0 shutout innings of relief with two strikeouts to earn the win in Cards' 7-6 victory over Michigan State.

2011: Was 1-2 with a 1.93 ERA and 23 strikeouts in 21 appearances, including two starts. Allowed only two unearned runs on two hits with three strikeouts in 3.2 innings in just the second start of his career in the Cardinals' win over St. John's in the BIG EAST Championship. Came out of the bullpen for 1.0 inning of scoreless relief against No. 1 Vanderbilt. Provided career-best 5.2 innings of shutout relief with career-high five strikeouts on May 5 at Seton Hall. Pitched 3.1 innings of shutout relief in U of L's May 1 win over Georgetown. Came out of the bullpen for 3.0 innings of scoreless relief with a career best three strikeouts. Pitched 2.0 innings of shutout relief against USF on April 22. Was saddled with second loss of the season after allowing just one earned run on one hit in 2.1 innings of relief against Indiana on April 19. Pitched 2.0 innings of shutout relief at St. John's on April 15. Suffered first loss of his career after allowing one earned run and five total runs on three hits at WKU on April 5. Threw a pair of shutout innings of relief against WVU on April 2. Pitched 3.0 shutout innings of relief in Cards' March 22 win over Kent State. Has his career-opening scoreless streak ended at 9.0 innings after allowing two runs on one hit in less than an inning of relief at USC on March 16. Had 1.1 innings of shutout relief at Pepperdine on March 13. Pitched 2.2 innings of scoreless relief against Kent State on March 6. Had his second straight scoreless appearance with 1.2 innings of shutout relief in Cards' Feb. 27 win over Toledo. Also had career best two strikeouts against Toledo. Was terrific in collegiate debut allowing just one hit with one strikeout in 3.0 innings of shutout relief to earn the win against Minnesota on Feb. 20.

High School: Green, who was selected in the 37th Round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the Toronto Blue Jays, was a three-time All-Conference selection, a two-time All-Area honoree and was an All-State selection as a senior for Effingham High School and head coach Chris Fleener. As a senior, he was 9-2 on the mound with a 1.65 ERA and 107 strikeouts for Effingham's regional title winning team. He was named as his team's MVP and Cy Young winner as a junior with a 9-2 record on the mound with a 2.33 ERA, one save and 107 strikeouts as Effingham won another regional title. As a sophomore, he was 2-0 with a 1.26 ERA, one save and 44 strikeouts. He participated in the 2009 World Wood Bat Association World Championship and he played summer baseball for the St. Louis Pirates. He also earned three letters in basketball at Effingham HS.

Personal: Born Chad Keith Green on May 24, 1991, in Greenville, S.C. Son of Howard and Sheena Green. Has a twin brother, Chase, older sister, Lynsie and older brother, Blake. Majoring in sport administration at the University of Louisville. After graduation, he plans to play professional baseball. Person with the greatest influence on his athletic career is his dad, who always pushed him hard in everything he did. Hobbies and outside interests include playing sports and hanging out with friends. Favorite movies are The Hangover, The Blind Side and Superbad. Enjoys watching SportsCenter and That `70s Show. Favorite athletes are Ken Griffey, Jr., and Grant Hill. Favorite cereal is Lucky Charms. Favorite candy bar is Kit Kat. Favorite food is fettuccini Alfredo. Enjoys eating at Buffalo Wild Wings and Taco Bell. Favorite team is the Cincinnati Reds. Enjoys listening to all music. If he could eat dinner with three people he would choose Tiger Woods, Alex Rodriguez and Josh Beckett. His twin brother plays shortstop for Southern Illinois University.

Career Stats:

Year

ERA

W

L

App

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2B

3B

HR

BF

B/Avg

WP

HBP

BK

2011

1.93

1

2

21

2

0

0

3

0

42.0

34

17

9

16

23

9

0

1

177

.217

1

2

0

2012

2.70

5

0

22

6

0

0

1

0

46.2

44

17

14

23

42

9

0

4

204

.246

2

1

0

2013

2.42

10

4

18

18

0

0

3

0

104.1

97

36

28

27

74

14

0

3

430

.248

4

5

0

TOTAL

2.38

16

6

61

26

0

0

7

0

193.0

175

70

51

66

139

32

0

8

811

.241

7

8

0

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