Graduated from Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, CA...other notable Notre Dame High graduates include Giancarlo Stanton, Pat Gillick, Kirsten Dunst, Jerry Mathers, Rami Malek, Donald Gibb, Dave Navarro, Ed Begley Jr. and Rachel Bilson...in his high school career posted a 1.62 ERA over 121.1 innings while striking out 30 percent of the batters he faced...as a senior went 3-0, 0.75 in five appearances (28ip, 4bb, 43k)... as a shortstop, hit .324 with six HR, 28 RBI, six doubles, two triples, 23 runs scored, a .374 on-base percentage and a .598 slugging percentage...prior to his senior season, was named first-team Rawlings Perfect Game All-America and first-team California All-Region...as a junior attended MLB's Youth Academy in Compton and hit .419 while finishing 5-3, 1.63 on the mound...follow on Twitter @HunterGreene17.
In his age 22 season, ranked among National League rookie pitching leaders in starts (1st, 24), innings pitched (2nd, 125.2), strikeouts (2nd, 164), opponents' BA (2nd, .222), WHIP (2nd, 1.21) and ERA (6th, 4.44)...Led the Reds' staff in starts, innings pitched and strikeouts...Was one of only seven pitchers in the National League and 16 pitchers in the Major Leagues to throw a shutout...Was the National League Player of the Week for 6/6-6/12, the only Reds player so honored in 2022 (2gs, 1-0, 0.75, 12ip, 3h, 1er, 2bb, 15k, .079baa)...was one of only six Major League rookies to win his league’s weekly award (Chc’s Seiya Suzuki, LAA’s Reid Detmers, Sea’s Julio Rodríguez, KC’s Vinnie Pasquantino, Cle’s Steven Kwan)...Is the only Major League rookie since 1900 to produce in a season at least three appearances in which he threw at least 6.0 innings with at least eight strikeouts and no more than one hit (5/15 at Pit, 6/6 vs Ari, 8/1 at Mia)...no pitcher in modern history, regardless of rookie status, has produced more than three such games...in his final start of the season, in Game 160 vs Cubs, recorded 6.0 innings and eight strikeouts but allowed two hits...Allowed two runs or fewer in all nine of his starts in which he pitched at least 6.0 innings, 8 times allowed no more than one run and four times in those nine appearances allowed zero runs...In his last eight starts of the season posted a 1.75 ERA (46.1ip, 30h, 66k)...In his last six starts of the season posted a 1.02 ERA, the third-lowest ERA ever by a Reds rookie over any single-season, 6-start span behind Gary Nolan (0.75, June-July 1967) and Elmer Riddle (0.88, August 1941)...From 8/5-9/16 missed 43 days and 40 games while on the 15-day injured list with a right shoulder strain...went 4-12, 5.26 in 20 starts prior to the injury and 1-1, 0.78 in 4 starts after he came off the 15-day IL...Over the last 19 days of the season, after he came off the IL on 9/17, ranked among the Major League leaders in starts (T2nd, 4), strikeouts (2nd, 37), opponents’ batting average (2nd, .150; 1st in NL), ERA (4th, 0.78) and innings pitched (T15th, 23.0)...Four times struck out at least 7 batters in his first three innings...In the 11-inning, 1-0 loss on 9/17/g2 at StL recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts...threw 47 pitches at least 100 miles per hour, the most in a game in the Statcast era (2008)...recorded nine strikeouts on pitches at least 100 miles per hour, also the most in a game in the Statcast era...In the 1-0 loss on 5/15 at Pit threw 7.1 no-hit innings, the furthest a Reds pitcher ever has gone without allowing a hit before he was removed from a game...Art Warren finished the eighth inning without allowing a hit...was the first game in Reds history in which they used multiple pitchers to hold the opponent to 0 hits...In five other starts took no-hitters into the fourth inning:... In his Major League debut on 4/10 at Atl didn’t allow a hit until Matt Olson led off the fourth with a single...In the 5-4 loss on 5/10 vs Mil didn’t allow a hit until Luis Urías led off the fourth inning with a home run...In the 3-1 loss on 5/21 at Tor didn’t allow a hit until Bo Bichette led off the fourth inning with a home run...In the 5-4 loss on 6/17 vs Mil didn’t allow a hit until Rowdy Tellez led off the fourth inning with a single...In the 10-inning, 5-4 win on 7/9 vs TB didn’t allow a hit until Harold Ramírez doubled with two outs in fourth...Bridging starts on 5/15 at Pit and 5/21 at Tor, threw 10.1 consecutive hitless innings...Over 4 starts from 7/26-9/22, threw 14.1 scoreless innings and didn’t issue a walk in 13.1 innings...Was one of 3 pitchers on the Reds’ Opening Day roster with 0.000 days of service time (Alexis Díaz, Daniel Duarte) and 1 of 9 Reds pitchers with less than 1.000 year of service time...Made his Major League debut in the 6-3 win on 4/10 at Atl in the Reds’ fourth game of the season...first career strikeout was Matt Olson (2nd batter)...recorded two strikeouts in each of his first three innings...didn’t allow a hit until Matt Olson singled to lead off the fourth...RHP Art Warren threw a scoreless ninth inning for his first career save. At age 22 years, 247 days became the youngest starting pitcher to make his Major League debut for the Reds since Mike Leake received no decision in a 3-1 Reds win on 4/11/10 vs the Cubs at 22 years, 150 days old...became the youngest pitcher to start for the Reds since LHP Brandon Finnegan made his team debut on 9/18/15 at Mil at age 22 years, 5 months, 4 days and the youngest righthander since Leake...In the 10-5 loss on 5/5 at Mil allowed five HR, tying the club record (last, Scott Feldman, 8/17/2017 at Cubs)...became the first Reds pitcher to allow home runs to the first 2 batters of a game (Luis Urías, Christian Yelich) since Jimmy Rollins & Wil Nieves homered off Tony Cingrani on 5/18/2014...In the first inning of the 10-inning, 5-4 win on 7/9 vs TB recorded the 100th strikeout of his career (Wander Franco)...at 349 batters faced, was the fourth-fastest Reds pitcher to reach 100 strikeouts (Aroldis Chapman 275, Scott Williamson 337, Tony Cingrani 338)... In the rain-shortened, 7-0 win on 6/6 vs Ari and Madison Bumgarner allowed a bunt single to Daulton Varsho, the first batter of the game who was caught stealing for the second out, then retired his last 20 batters of the 7-inning game...faced the minimum 21 batters... became the first Reds pitcher to retire 20 straight batters in a game since Bronson Arroyo did it on 6/26/12 vs Mil... Threw 7.0 scoreless innings (0bb, 8k) in that 7-0 win on 6/6 vs Ari, while Graham Ashcraft the next day followed with 6.0 scoreless innings (0bb, 4k) in the 14-8 victory vs Ari...for the first time since 1900, Major League rookie starting pitchers in consecutive games threw at least 6.0 shutout innings without a walk... Greene & Ashcraft comprised the third set of Reds rookie pitchers since 1901 to make consecutive starts of at least 6.0 scoreless innings, joining Mike Regan & Hod Eller in 1917 and Sal Romano & Robert Stephenson in 2017...Over those two starts on 6/6 & 6/7 vs Ari, Greene and Ashcraft became the first Reds starting pitchers to retire 30 consecutive batters since 6/9-6/10, 1979, when Tom Seaver and Paul Moskau retired 35 straight...in the expansion era (since 1961), Greene and Ashcraft are the only rookie starting pitchers of any Major League team to combine to retire at least 30 consecutive batters...Was the Reds' nominee for Major League Baseball's prestigious Lou Gehrig Memorial Award for exemplary contributions to his community and philanthropy.
Was rated #41 on Baseball America’s most recent Top 100 Prospects List (SS Jose Barrero #21, LHP Nick Lodolo #23)...Spent the season at Class AA Chattanooga and Class AAA Louisville, wherein 21 starts combined he went 10-8, 3.30 (106.1ip, 139k)...Began the season at Chattanooga, wherein seven starts he went 5-0, 1.98 (41ip, 60k) until he was promoted to Louisville on 6/15...In 14 starts for the Bats, in his first stint above Class AA, went 5-8, 4.13 (65.1ip, 79k)...Made his last appearance of the season in a 3-0 loss vs Indianapolis on 9/12 (4ip, 4h, 3r, 1er, 1bb, 3k, 1hr, 75pch)...didn’t pitch again the rest of the season after reaching his innings limit...At the time of his 6/15 promotion from Chattanooga to Louisville ranked second in the minor leagues in strikeouts, wins and strikeouts per 9 innings (13.17)...In his first Class AAA inning, on 6/17 at Omaha, struck out the side but also allowed three HR...threw a pitch recorded at 104.3mph...per Statcast, only five Major League pitchers ever reached a pitch speed of 104mph, and only Aroldis Chapman and Jordan Hicks had thrown pitches faster than Greene’s 104.3mph...Entered the season rated by Baseball America the fifth-best prospect in the organization...was ranked No. 71 in MLB Pipeline’s Top 100...On 11/19 was added to the Reds' 40-man roster, along with OF Allan Cerda, RHP Alexis Diaz, RHP Daniel Duarte and RHP James Marinan.