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Patrick Keating

RHP

Height
6' 2"
CLASS
Sr.
Hometown
Harrisburg, Ill.
Weight
215 lbs.
Experience
3L
School
Harrisburg
PATRICK KEATING

Major: History

 

AS A SENIOR (2009): Was chosen in the 20th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft by the Kansas City Royals with the 602nd pick following a final collegiate season in which he was 4-4 with a 5.12 earned run average…Made 22 appearances, 15 out of the bullpen and seven starts…In 58 innings, Keating had 41 strikeouts and issued 13 walks…Was 1-1 with a 7.20 ERA in eight league games…On the hook for the loss against Southern Miss in the first game of the NCAA Super Regional…Earned the win in the NCAA Gainesville Regional championship round against Miami (Fla.), when he threw 1.1 scoreless innings and the Orange and Blue rolled to a 16-5 triumph…Provided solid relief in UF’s come-from-behind victory over Bethune-Cookman that started Regional action by tossing three scoreless frames and totaling four K…Worked four scoreless innings at the SEC Tournament against the duo of Ole Miss and Arkansas…Was part of the victory at No. 3 LSU by going 1.2 innings…Claimed the finale at No. 6 Georgia with a 0.2-inning stint in which the Gators plated six runs in the ninth to make him a winner…Was on the short end of the series opener to Miami (Fla.)…Was chosen as the SEC Pitcher of the Week after capturing the Gators' season opener with a seven-inning stint and a career-high seven strikeouts in a 6-3 win over No. 8 Louisville...It was the second time Keating had earned the league's weekly honor, as he was recognized on March 31, 2008, following his first-ever complete game to clinch UF's series victory over LSU…In his '09 debut, the righty allowed four hits and three runs (two earned) without issuing any walks to the Cardinals, a unanimous selection as the Big East Conference favorite…Struck out Louisville All-American Chris Dominguez, the Big East's Preseason Player of the Year, twice and limited the slugger to an 0-for 3 performance…In addition, Keating was on a 75-pitch count and threw 72 pitches in seven full innings…At the time, he improved to 6-0 as a starter at McKethan Stadium and had a 1.98 ERA in those starts.

 

AS A JUNIOR (2008): Became the first Gator  pitcher to achieve first-team All-South Region and first-team All-SEC status since Justin Hoyman in 2004 after compiling a 7-0 league ledger with a 3.28 ERA in nine starts…Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll…Made a team-high 14 starts and was 8-1 overall with a 4.16 ERA…Also had three appearances out of the bullpen…Was second on the club with 52 strikeouts and his 84.1 innings led the team…Claimed his first seven league starts and was named the SEC Pitcher of the Week following a complete-game effort in a victory over eventual Western Division champion and World Series participant LSU at the end of March...Was an unblemished 5-0 at McKethan Stadium with a 1.88 ERA…Did not receive a decision against Florida State at the NCAA Tallahassee Regional despite allowing career highs in hits (10) and runs (eight) over four innings…Suffered his lone loss of the campaign in the opening round of the SEC Tournament to Vanderbilt, when he gave up nine hits and six runs in six innings during the 7-3 setback…Making his first relief appearance of the year in the second game of the series against the Commodores, Keating fanned All-American Pedro Alvarez with the tying run on second base to preserve the Gators’ 5-4 triumph…Hurled 7.1 innings in the finale at Alabama, scattering seven hits and allowing four runs, but did not factor in the decision…Helped UF even its series with Georgia by holding the Dawgs to two runs in 6.2 innings on April 27, his final win of the campaign…Registered his first-ever complete game in a 7-1 triumph over LSU on March 29…Permitted seven hits and totaled a career-high six strikeouts in becoming the first Florida pitcher to go the distance since Bryan Augenstein ousted Alabama from the SEC Tournament on May 24, 2007 with a 3-2 decision…Garnered pivotal win at eighth-ranked Ole Miss (6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R)…Responsible for the Orange and Blue's triumph over Arkansas by going seven innings in which he permitted one run and tallied five K…Captured the initial start of his SEC regular-season career by holding Auburn to one run on seven hits in five innings of work on March 15…Fashioned 5.1 IP of shutout ball to take his starting debut in 2008, 4-0, over Siena.

 

AS A SOPHOMORE (2007): Appeared in 21 games, the fourth-highest total on the Gators…Turned in a 3-2 mark with a 5.79 ERA…Struck out 27 batters and issued 13 walks in 42 innings…Made the first start of his collegiate career in the SEC Tournament against seventh-ranked South Carolina…Worked a season-high 5.1 innings, yielding eight hits and five runs (three earned), with a season best of five K…Wound up on the short end of a 5-3 count…Previous high of 4.1 IP occurred in his previous outing versus Tennessee, a stint in which he gave up four hits and one earned run…Threw a pair of scoreless innings and totaled four strikeouts to earn the win in the opener at No. 21 Auburn…The Gators pulled out an 8-7 decision in 10 innings…On the hook for the defeat to Mississippi State in the series finale…Earned first career save with 1.2 innings of scoreless ball in a 5-3 victory over Army…Notched the initial win of his career in the 7-5 upset of No. 5 Miami (Fla.) on Feb. 17…Keating surrendered two runs and four hits to the Hurricanes over 2.2 innings.  

 

AS A FRESHMAN (2006): Made three appearances as a rookie and did not receive a decision…Allowed six hits and five runs over 2.2 innings…Was one of five pitchers used in the 8-2 win over Bethune-Cookman…Threw 1.2 scoreless frames in his collegiate debut against Vanderbilt on March 31…Allowed a single and notched one strikeout against the Commodores.

 

SUMMER: Competed for the Peninsula (Va.) Pilots of the Coastal Plain League in the summer of 2006 with Gator teammate Clayton Pisani…In 13 appearances, with eight starts, Keating was 0-5 with a 3.12 ERA…Worked 57.2 innings, with 48 K and 19 walks…His team won the second-half title and advanced to the championship game of the Petitt Cup held in Asheboro, N.C.

 

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner for head coach Joe Thompson at Harrisburg High School…Registered a sterling mark of 29-1 with a scant 0.85 ERA, setting the school's career records for lowest ERA and most victories…Final prep appearance was a complete-game, 2-1 victory in the regional championship game…Was 4-0 with a 0.58 ERA as a senior and batted .368 while also playing first base and shortstop…Led his squad in RBI (36) and home runs (six)…Earned first-team All-South Region and all-conference honors for the third-straight year…Earned the 2005 WEBQ Curt Felton Award for Male Senior Athlete of the Year…Led the Bulldogs to the state championship in 2004 and a runner-up showing in 2003…An all-state pick as a junior, he was 10-1 with a 1.31 ERA and recorded 103 strikeouts in 80 innings…Finishing 35-5 overall, Harrisburg seized the conference, sectional, super-sectional and Class A hardware…Keating certainly did his part, claiming 21-straight victories over two seasons, the seventh-longest winning streak in Illinois history…Chosen as the 2004 Co-Baseball Player of the Year by the Southern Illinoisan and named to the Chicago Tribune's All-State Team, Keating pitched 11 of his squad's 21 innings at the state tournament and was selected as the event's all-tourney hurler...During his sophomore campaign, he established a school record for lowest ERA (1.01) on his way to an unblemished 13-0 record…Fired the second perfect game in school history, had three no-hitters and authored six shutouts as HHS blazed to a 40-2 mark...In the 2003 state tournament, he set new standards for the fewest hits allowed when pitching a complete game (two) and tied records for fewest runs and earned runs allowed in a complete-game effort (zero)…Only sophomore pitcher recognized on the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association Class A All-State Team.

 

KEATING'S CAREER STATISTICS

Overall Season Statistics

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2006

16.88

0

0

3

0

0

0

0

0

2.2

6

5

5

2

1

2007

5.79

3

2

21

1

0

0

1

2

42.0

57

37

27

13

27

2008

4.16

8

1

17

14

1

0

1

1

84.1

104

48

39

25

52

2009

5.12

4

4

22

7

0

0

0

0

58.0

80

46

33

13

41

CAREER

5.01

15

7

63

22

1

0

2

3

187.0

247

136

104

53

121

 

SEC Regular-Season Statistics

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2006

19.29

0

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

2.1

6

5

5

1

1

2007

9.00

2

1

8

0

0

0

0

0

16.0

30

19

16

4

11

2008

3.28

7

0

11

9

1

0

0

1

57.2

66

26

21

15

38

2009

7.20

1

1

8

2

0

0

0

0

15.0

23

18

12

7

9

CAREER

5.34

10

2

29

11

1

0

0

1

91.0

125

68

54

27

59

 

SEC Tournament Statistics

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2007

5.06

0

1

1

1

0

0

0

0

5.1

8

5

3

2

5

2008

7.50

0

1

1

1

0

0

0

0

6.0

9

6

5

3

1

2009

0.00

0

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

4.0

2

0

0

0

3

CAREER

4.70

0

2

4

2

0

0

0

0

15.1

19

11

8

5

9

 

NCAA Tournament Statistics

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2008

18.00

0

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

4.0

10

8

8

2

3

2009

5.68

1

1

3

0

0

0

0

0

6.1

11

4

4

0

8

CAREER

10.45

1

1

4

1

0

0

0

0

10.1

21

12

12

2

11

 

KEATING'S CAREER HIGHS

Innings (Starter): 9.0 vs. LSU (3/29/08)

Innings (Reliever): 4.1 vs. Tennessee (5/19/07)

Strikeouts: 7 vs. Louisville (2/20/09)

Hits Allowed: 10, 2x, last vs. Florida State (5/31/08)

Runs: 8 vs. Florida State (5/31/08)

Earned Runs: 8 vs. Florida State (5/31/08)

Walks: 3, 4x, last vs. USF (4/22/09)

 

 

 

 

 

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