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Chris Sadberry
Chris Sadberry

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Holliday, Texas

High School:
Holliday

Last College:
Grayson County

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
LHP

Experience:
1L

B/T:
L/L


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Game-by-Game Stats - 2014 | Photo Gallery - 2014

CAREER HIGHS
Innings Pitched: 8.0, vs. College of Charleston (6/7/14)
Longest Start (IP): 8.0, vs. College of Charleston (6/7/14)
Shortest Start (IP): 3.1, vs. Oral Roberts (2/23/14)
Longest Relief Outing (IP): 1.2, at Miami (Fla.) (6/1/14)
Hits Allowed: 9, vs. Oklahoma (4/26/14)
Runs Allowed: 5, at Kansas (5/3/14)
ER Allowed: 5, at Kansas (5/3/14)
Walks: 6, vs. West Virginia (5/16/14)
Strikeouts: 8, vs. College of Charleston (6/7/14)
Wild Pitches: 1 3x, vs. Columbia (5/30/14)*
Hit Batters: 3 2x, vs. Columbia (5/30/14)*
HR Allowed: 1, vs. Texas (3/30/14)
Pitch Count: 103, vs. West Virginia (5/16/14)
* Indicates most recent high

2014 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL FIRST-YEAR PLAYERS DRAFT
Drafted in the eighth round (No. 167 overall) by the Miami Marlins... became Tech's highest drafted left-handed pitcher since 2006 (Dustin Richardson, Boston - 5th round)... was the third pitcher drafted by the Marlins and the second left-handed pitcher selected by the organization.

2014 (Redshirt Junior)
All-Big 12 Second Team... Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (3/3)... Houston College Classic All-Tournament Team... became the first Red Raider left-handed pitcher named to the Houston College Classic All-Tournament Team... became first Red Raider pitcher named to Houston College Classic All-Tournament team since 2004 (RHP Adam Fry)... made 18 appearances (17 starts) with a 5-3 record, 3.03 ERA, combined on two shutouts, 95.0 innings, 88 hits allowed, 34 runs (32 earned), 65 strikeouts and 25 walks while opponents batted .256 with one home run... led team in starts, innings and strikeouts... recorded the most innings pitched by a Red Raider in a season since 2006 (RHP Miles Morgan - 106.2)... became the first left-handed pitcher to lead the team in strikeouts since 2004 (Dallas Braden)... marked the most starts by a Red Raider in a season since 2006 (RHP Miles Morgan - 17)... NCAA RANKINGS: 14th in games started (17)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: second in games started (17)... ninth in innings pitched (95.0)... TEXAS TECH RANKINGS: broke the school record for innings pitched in an NCAA Tournament (22.0)... broke the school record for most strikeouts in an NCAA Tournament (18)... broke the school record for games started in an NCAA Tournament (3)... broke the school record for career innings pitched in the NCAA Tournament (22.0)... broke the school record for career games started in the NCAA Tournament (3)... tied a school record for most assists in an NCAA Tournament game (6, vs. TCU)... tied a school record for most appearances in an NCAA Regional (2)... sixth in games started (17)... AGAINST NATIONALLY RANKED OPPONENTS... in eight appearances (7 starts) went 4-1 with a 1.60 ERA, combined on a shutout, 45.0 innings, 34 hits, nine runs (8 earned), 28 strikeouts and five walks while opponents batted .213 with a home run... led team in ERA, wins, starts, innings and strikeouts against ranked opponents... DURING BIG 12 PLAY... in eight appearances (8 starts) went 2-2 with a 4.19 ERA, 43.0 innings, 47 hits, 21 runs (20 earned), 25 strikeouts and 17 walks... was the only Red Raider to make a start against every Big 12 opponent... BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP... made one appearance (started) with a 0-0 record, 4.76 ERA, 5.2 innings, six strikeouts and two walks... NCAA TOURNAMENT... made four appearances (3 starts) with a 1-1 record, 1.64 ERA, combined on one shutout, 22.0 innings, 13 hits, four runs (all earned), 18 strikeouts and six walks while opponents batted .186... NCAA CORAL GABLES REGIONAL... in two appearances (1 start) went 0-1 with a 3.86 ERA, seven innings, five strikeouts and four walks... made first and only relief appearance during the Coral Gables Regional... NCAA LUBBOCK SUPER REGIONAL... in one appearance (started) wen t 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA combining on a shutout with eight innings, four hits allowed, eight strikeouts and didn't allow a walk... NCAA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES... in one appearance (started) pitched seven innings in a no decision with a 1.29 ERA in seven innings allowing three hits and one run (earned) with five strikeouts and two walks... HOME GAMES... in nine appearances (all starts) went 3-0 with a 2.98 ERA, combined on two shutouts, 48.1 innings, 37 strikeouts and 12 walks while opponents batted .264... ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES... in nine appearances (8 starts) went 2-3 with a 3.09 ERA with 46.2 innings, 28 strikeouts and 13 walks while opponents batted .247... SITUATIONAL: opposing batters hit .248 (34-for-137) with runners on base... opposing batters hit .182 (18-for-99) with two outs... recorded 124 ground outs and 76 fly outs... led team forcing opponents into 10 ground ball double plays... notched two pickoffs... MISCELLANEOUS: made 17 starts - 13 weekend starts, one Big 12 Championship start and three starts in the NCAA Tournament (Regional, Super Regional, College World Series)... started game two of a series six times, started game three of a series seven times... did not start a series opener during the regular season... made one start in the Houston College Classic and started Tech's second game at the Big 12 Championship... started the NCAA Coral Gables Regional opener, Lubbock Super Regional opener and Tech's opening game at the CWS... in Big 12 play, started in game two five times and game three on three occasions... only Red Raider to start ever weekend series and also make a start against every Big 12 opponent during the regular season... made two scoreless starts... allowed two or fewer runs in 14-of-18 appearances... pitched at least five innings in 14-of-17 starts... allowed one or fewer walks in 10-of-17 starts... struck out at least four batters in 10-of-17 starts... team posted an 11-7 record during his 18 appearances... received a no decision during 10 starts... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... made career debut starting in game three against No. 3 Indiana (2/15) earning first career win pitching five innings allowing two runs on five hits with four strikeouts without allowing a walk during a 6-2 win over the Hoosiers... led Tech to its first win over No. 10 Rice (3/2) since 1996 pitching seven innings allowing just one run on five hits with a pair of strikeouts during a 2-1 victory at the Houston College Classic at Minute Maid Park... became the first Red Raider newcomer to earn a win at the Houston College Classic since 2008 (Nathan Karns)... issued first walk of the season during fifth start (1st in Big 12 play) at Baylor (3/15) while snapping a streak of 26.0 consecutive innings pitched without allowing a walk to start the season... improved to 3-1 in a 12-2 victory at No. 24 TCU (3/23) pitching five innings allowing one run on four hits with a strikeout and a walk... took a no decision despite allowing just one run on four hits in six innings with three strikeouts and a walk during an 8-3 loss at No. 24 Oklahoma State (4/6)... pitched four perfect innings (retired 12-of-12 batters faced) in four innings with four strikeouts during a no decision in Tech's 13-0 victory against Prairie View A&M (4/19)... earned fourth win pitching 7.1 innings allowing four runs with four strikeouts and three walks in a 14-4 victory against Oklahoma (4/26)... made NCAA Tournament debut pitching 5.1 innings against Columbia (5/30) at the NCAA Coral Gables Regional in a no decision allowing a pair of runs in 5.1 innings with five strikeouts and two walks... first and only career relief outing was on two days rest in the Coral Gables Regional pitching 1.2 innings (43 pitches) allowing a run and one hit and two walks taking the loss in Tech's 2-1 defeat against No. 3 Miami (Fla.) (6/1) to force a second championship game... had a career day earning fifth win at the NCAA Lubbock Super Regional against No. 16 College of Charleston (6/7) pitching game one of the best-of-three series tallying a season-high eight shutout innings allowing four hits with a season-high eight strikeouts without allowing a walk during Tech's 1-0 victory... made NCAA College World Series debut pitching seven innings allowing just one run on three hits with five strikeouts and two walks in a no decision during Tech's CWS opener in a losing effort (3-2) to No. 2 TCU (6/15)... member of the 2013 Big 12 Commissioner's Fall Academic Honor Roll.

GRAYSON COUNTY COLLEGE
Played at Grayson County College for one season (2013) for head coach Dusty Hart... as a redshirt sophomore made 12 appearances (all starts) with a 7-3 record, 1.75 ERA, five complete games, two shutouts, 77.0 innings, allowed 48 hits and 27 runs (15 earned) with 76 strikeouts and 27 walks while opposing batters hit .178... North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference First Team All-Conference... NJCAA First Team All-Region V... helped lead team to a 40-18 overall record and 24-8 record in league play while capturing the NTJCAC regular season championship... NJCAA RANKINGS: 37th in ERA (1.75)... 44th in strikeouts (76)... 46th in starts (12)... NTJCAC RANKINGS: led conference in ERA (1.75)... led conference in opponent batting average (.178)... third in strikeouts (76)... fifth in wins (7)... 10th in innings (77.0)... 18th in walks allowed (27)... pitched at least six innings in 10-of-12 starts... allowed one or fewer earned runs in 8-of-12 starts... earned the win striking out 10 in seven innings allowing just two runs on three hits against Weatherford (4/11)... threw a nine-inning, complete game without allowing an earned run allowing just two hits with eight strikeouts and two walks in a win over Temple (4/17)... had a season-high 11 strikeouts allowing just two earned runs in six innings pitched against Ranger (4/24)... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Texas A&M, Texas, Baylor and Oklahoma.

LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY
Spent two seasons (2011-12) at Louisiana Tech receiving a medical redshirt (2011) and playing one season (2012) for head coach Wade Simoneaux... as a redshirt freshman in 2012, made 13 appearances (9 starts) with a 3-1 record, 5.71 ERA, 34.2 innings, allowed 43 hits and 29 runs (22 earned) with 28 strikeouts and 17 walks... as a freshman in 2011, made two appearances (both starts) with a 0-1 record, 6.23 ERA, 4.1 innings, allowing six hits and three runs (all earned) with two strikeouts and three walks... suffered an injury and received a medical redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL
A four-year varsity letterwinner at Holliday High School for head coach Terry Wolf... as a senior, went 8-1 with a 1.34 ERA while batting .476 with six home runs... first team all-state... District 5-2A Most Valuable Player... first team all-district... as a junior went 10-2 with a 1.76 ERA while batting .512 with 15 home runs... first team all-state... district MVP... helped lead team to a state runner-up finish in 2009 as a junior... a three-time all-district selection... named to Team Texas, Sunbelt Classic and the High School All-Star team as a senior... also played linebacker on the gridiron where he was an all-district and all-state selection.

PERSONAL
Christopher Wade Sadberry... born November 8, 1991, in Wichita Falls, Texas... son of Wade Sadberry and Melissa Sadberry... has an older sister, Emily... sister, Emily, played college softball at Clarendon College... grew up and is close friends with former Texas Tech right-handed pitcher Zach Stewart (2008), also from Holliday, who made his MLB debut with the Toronto Blue Jays in 2011... a university studies major at Texas Tech.


Sadberry was an All-Big 12 second team selection and a sixth-round MLB Draft pick by the Miami Marlins following his only season as a Red Raider in 2014.
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