26 Pat Ludwig
26 Pat Ludwig
Birth Date: 10/11/1989
Height: 6-2
Weight: 175
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Okemos, Mich.
High School: Okemos
Position: P
2009: Tossed 28.0 innings over 12 appearances, including two starts...Went 1-1 with a 7.07 earned run average...Struck out 24 batters...Posted a 3.92 ERA after spring trip...Worked 4.1 innings at Cornell on March 31, allowing one run and notching four strikeouts...Made his first career start in game two of an April 7 doubleheader against Sacred Heart...Allowed six hits and three earned runs in 4.1 innings of a no-decision in that game...Got the start and worked three scoreless innings against Fairfield on April 15...Took the hard-luck loss on April 23 at Hartford, despite pitching 2.1 innings without surrendering a hit or an earned run...Entered a tie game and worked the final three innings, allowing three hits and one earned run, to pick up his first career victory on April 25 against Brown.

Stuper Says: "Pat has a live arm. He gets great movement on his fastball, has a very good change, a curve ball, and a slider that improves on a daily basis. He is very competitive and will log innings immediately. We could use him in a variety of ways."

Getting to Know Pat

Parents' Names: Richard and Katie Ludwig
Major: Chemical Engineering
Best Athletic Moment: Beating my dad for the first time in golf.
Favorite MLB Team: Minnesota Twins
Favorite MLB Player: Joe Mauer
Favorite Quote: "Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen." - Michael Jordan
Biggest Inspiration: My Dad
Pregame Superstition: I listen to Eminem's The Eminem Show in its entirety before every game.
One word to describe yourself as a person: Diligent
One word to describe yourself as a player: Grinder
Which of your Yale teammates would make the best baseball coach and why?: The best baseball coach, I feel, would be Gant Elmore. He loves the game and would relate to the players as well as anyone.

Year       ERA   W-L   App  GS  CG SHO/CBO  SV     IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO  2B  3B  HR    BF  B/Avg  WP HBP SFA SHA BK
2009....  7.07   1-1    12   2   0   0/0     0   28.0   38   27   22   14   24  10   1   7   142   .317   5   6   1   1  0
TOTAL...  7.07   1-1    12   2   0   0/0     0   28.0   38   27   22   14   24  10   1   7   142   .317   5   6   1   1  0