Game-Highs Innings Pitched: 6.0 (4/14/13 at Iowa) Strikeouts: 5 (4/14/13 at Iowa) Walks: 3, 2x (Last: 5/12/13 at KU)
Went 6-3 with a 4.97 ERA (32er, 58.0ip) in 17 games (13 starts)
Struck out 35 and walked 17 while opponents batted .281 against
Tied for 9th in the Big 12 in wins (6)
Made first start of the season on March 6 vs. Niagara before finishing the season in the starting rotation and making 10 starts beginning in April
As a starter, posted a 4.75 ERA (25er, 47.1ip) with 31 strikeouts and 16 walks in 13 starts
In half-a-dozen Big 12 games (5 starts), he had a 3.91 ERA and one home run allowed in 25.1 innings pitched
Allowed 7 earned runs in 10.2 relief innings (5.90 ERA)
2013 Summer League Pitched for the Mat-Su Miners of the Alaska Baseball League ... Appeared in one game, allowing a run on 2 hits in 1/3 of an inning
Savannah HS: A four-year letterwinner for the Savages under head coach Nick Kemerling... Was dominant his senior year, compiling a 10-0 record and a 0.13 ERA - both of which were school records - as he was named a First Team Louisville Slugger High School All-American by Collegiate Baseball, Prep Baseball Report Pitcher of the Year in Missouri and the Gatorade Missouri Baseball Player of the Year... Was drafted in the 32nd round of the 2012 MLB Draft by Detroit... Tallied 135 strikeouts and just six walks in 60 innings as Savannah finished third in the state championship... Topped off prep career by totaling 18 strikeouts in the third-place game, a Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Championship record... A four-time all-conference, all-district and all-state selection... Named the St. Joseph News-Press Player of the Year as both a junior and senior... Was selected to play in the 2011 Under Armour All-American game... Hit .391 with 25 RBI... Also excelled in football and basketball as he was an all-state punter and all-district quarterback on the gridiron, while he was three-time all-conference performer on the court.
Personal: Blake Eugene McFadden was born February 10, 1994, in St. Joseph, Mo... Son of Kip and Terry McFadden... Has one brother, Lee... Plans on becoming an athletic trainer.