User Login    
 + Register
PDQ Cleaning
Sports : Former NCMC Pirate signs with Baltimore Orioles
Posted by Tom on 2012/8/2 6:00:00 (671 reads) News by the same author

Chris Green, an NCMC graduate, was offered a minor league baseball contract by the Baltimore Orioles earlier this week.  After his graduation from NCMC in 2009, Green transferred to Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville where he pitched two seasons for the Bearcats.

During his senior year he went 3-4 in 17 starts. This summer, Green has been a relief pitcher with the St. Joseph Mustangs, a member of the MINK League, and posted an ERA of 1.62 allowing only nine hits in 17.1 innings out of the bullpen. The Mustangs claimed the MINK League North Division Title to earn a spot in the NBC World Series.

According to Donnie Hillerman, Head Baseball Coach for the NCMC Pirates, “Chris was our ace pitcher for the 2009 spring baseball season. He was our workhorse that year and led the team in all pitching categories.” Green was the first of three pitchers from North Central who have transferred to Northwest Missouri State.

Hillerman continued, “Chris had elbow surgery after his junior year at Northwest as he had chronic elbow issues stemming from an injury sustained in high school (Joplin). It is great that he is now healthy and we will hopefully see him reach his full potential. It was a privilege to coach Chris and his younger brother Travis (who also played baseball at NCMC and transferred to NWMSU where he will be a senior this fall).”

Additional teams who indicated an interest in Green this summer were the Kansas City Royals, Texas Rangers, and Seattle Mariners. Now as a part of the Orioles organization, he will travel to Sarasota, Florida for a physical and then join their rookie team in the Gulf Coast League.

Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend Create a PDF from the article


Other articles
2014/7/22 9:20:21 - Trenton R-9 School District Receives Check From "Buzzard Run" Event
2014/7/22 7:34:06 - Cameron Woman Injured In Rollover Accident
2014/7/22 4:50:00 - Trenton Woman Arrested
2014/7/22 4:42:46 - 10 Critically Ill Basset Hound Puppies Rescued From Breeder
2014/7/22 4:37:15 - Four Detained In Craigslist Robbery, Shooting
2014/7/22 4:31:44 - Man Arrested In Chase That Left 5-Year-Old Girl Dead
2014/7/22 4:24:03 - Missouri Man Receives Two Years Probation For Fatally Striking Kitten
2014/7/22 4:18:10 - Street Racers Block I-435 Traffic
2014/7/22 4:14:58 - Mystery Solved After Family Finds Wedding Rings Attached To Balloons
2014/7/22 4:09:00 - Hopkins Pays $190 Million In Settlement; OB/GYN Recorded Patients' Bodies
2014/7/21 9:50:34 - Cyclist Injured In Accident At Cameron
2014/7/21 9:50:00 - Circuit Court At Trenton Has Heavy Case Load
2014/7/21 9:42:07 - Laredo Resident Injured In Collision At Jamesport
2014/7/21 9:38:37 - Trenton And Harris Residents Injured in Accident Saturday
2014/7/21 9:30:00 - Milan Resident Involved In Highway 5 Accident
2014/7/21 9:30:00 - Unionville Resident Dies In Highway 5 Accident
2014/7/21 6:54:24 - Fourth Annual Missouri State Fair Food Drive
2014/7/21 6:35:31 - Moberly Man Charged With Sexual Abuse
2014/7/21 6:31:42 - Parents Suing Southwest Missouri School District
2014/7/21 6:19:56 - Separate Accidents Injure Two On Sunday
2014/7/21 4:40:00 - Charges Filed In Robbery Linked To Craigslist Shooting Of Liberty Couple
2014/7/21 4:38:01 - Woman In Handcuffs Drives Off In Squad Car
2014/7/21 4:34:34 - Police Warn Drivers Against "Rolling Coal"
2014/7/21 4:29:09 - Police: Home Schooled Boy, 7, Weighed 25 Pounds When Taken From Home
2014/7/21 4:26:42 - Topeka Man Accused Of Trying To Drown 4-Year-Old
2014/7/21 4:20:53 - Film, TV Legend James Garner Dies At 86
2014/7/21 4:17:53 - Dog Attacks, Kills 7-Month-Old Baby
2014/7/21 4:15:03 - Florida Town Stunned By News Of Police KKK Ties
2014/7/18 9:22:43 - Two Injured On Highway 116 In Caldwell County
2014/7/18 7:39:34 - Tractor Trailer Truck With Hy-Vee Legendary Customer Service Award Winners In Trenton



Bookmark this article at these sites

                   

Listen to KTTN-FM