32 Chris Moates
32 Chris Moates
Height: 6-5
Weight: 220
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Smithville, Ga.
High School: Deerfield-Windsor School
Position: RHP
Major: Undeclared
Bats/Throws: R/R
Residential College: Saybrook

2013: Made 13 appearances with four starts and nine relief appearances out of the Yale bullpen … Finished with a 1-4 record, one save and a 2.98 ERA with 29 strikeouts, six walks and 14 earned runs in 42.1 innings … Also had two starts as Yale’s designated hitter and three pinch-hitting opportunities, going 2-for-8 (.250) with two RBIs and a walk … Scattered three hits and struck out six batters in 7.0 innings in a 7-2 win at Brown on April 27 for his first win in a Yale uniform … Second on the team in ERA (2.98) and strikeouts (29) and led the team with 13 appearances.

Before Yale: Spent his first two years at Lee County High School before transferring to Deerfield-Windsor School, where he lettered his final two seasons ... An honors graduate with a 4.3 grade-point average (4.0 scale) ... Led Deerfield-Windsor to the state finals in his senior season ... Led the Knights with a 9-3 record on the mound with a 1.85 ERA and 75 strikeouts in 61 innings pitched ... At the plate, he recorded a .603 batting average with nine home runs and 49 RBIs. The average, home runs and his 15 home runs in his two seasons are all Deerfield-Windsor school records ... Named the Ray Knight Player of the Year, the Georgia Independent School Association Player of the Year, the Region Player of the Year and a two-time All-State selection ... Batted .550 in his two seasons on Lee County High's ninth grade and B-teams.

At Yale: Resident of Saybrook College. Undeclared major.