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Blake McFadden
23  Blake McFadden
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Savannah, Mo.

High School:
Savannah

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
02/10/1994

Experience:
1L

B/T:
R/R

04/21/2013

K-State Hangs On for 3-2 Sunday Victory

Jake Matthys tossed a career-high 4.1 shutout innings with three strikeouts

04/18/2013

K-State Faces Big 12 Road Test at Oklahoma State

Wildcats looking to win the series against OSU for the first time since 2010

04/14/2013

McFadden, King Lead K-State to Sunday Win

Cats travel to Wichita State Tuesday

04/11/2013

K-State Steps Out of Conference to Travel to Iowa

Wildcats and Hawkeyes meet for the first time since 1999

04/07/2013

K-State's Run-Rule Victory Completes Sweep of Tech

Wildcats score six runs in fifth inning en route to 10-run win

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)

Freshman (2013)

  • 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.