Full name NICHOLAS MICHAEL HAGADONE (pronounced hag-ah-donn)…Married, Pesarakphorn…One daughter, Haylee...He was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 36th round of the 2004 June Draft (did not sign) out of Sumner HS (WA) where he played baseball and football (QB)…Attended the University of Washington and played three years of baseball for the Huskies…Named First-Team All-Pac-10 his junior season in 2007 after going 6-1 with 11 saves and a 2.77 ERA (68.1IP, 62H, 21ER, 72K, .235AVG) in 25 games (2 starts)...Began the season as a starter but spent most of the year as the Huskies closer…As a sophomore in 2006, combined with Tim Lincecum on a no-hitter vs. Santa Clara (pitched the final three innings of that game)...As the 55th overall pick, Hagadone became the fourth-highest selection ever for a player out of UW…Father played football at Idaho and mother was a volleyball player at Montana State... 2013 TribeFest participant.
Hagadone spent his fourth straight season between Cleveland and Columbus and gained a great deal of confidence from Tito Francona over the last three months of the season...Enjoyed four stints in the big leagues in 2014 (5/3, 6/2-12, 6/25-28) and was in the Major Leagues from July 8 thru the end of the season...Game at Boston on June 12 was a line in the sand for his season (0.0 IP , 1H, 1R/ E R, 1BB) as up to that point his season ERA was 7.71 (2.1 IP , 4H, 2R/ER, 2BB, 4K )...After that outing from June 25 recall his season ERA was 2.14 (21.0 IP , 14H, 5R/ER, 4BB, 23K, .192AVG ).
Around stints in Cleveland, Nick posted an ERA of 3.77 in 23 relief appearances at Triple-A Columbus (28.2 IP , 26H, 12E R, 41K , 12.9K / 9.0IP ); limiting left-handed hitters to a .205 (9-44, 24K ) average against in the process…Fanned 41 of 122 batters faced at Triple-A and struck out 5 in 2.0 IP on April 24 vs. Gwinnett.
Recorded career-high scoreless game streak of 16 (July 29-Sept 4), posting a career-best 13.1 consecutive scoreless innings (13.1 IP , 8H, 0R, 3BB, 15K )...From July 29-end of season his ERA was 2.25 (16.0 IP , 12H, 4R/4 ER, 4BB, 19SO )...Was reliable in the clutch, limiting batters to a .171 (7-41) mark with runners on base and a .174 (4-23) average with RISP...His inherited runners scored pct. of 15 (5 of 33) was the 6th-lowest figure among American League relievers...His 2.1 IP on July 29 vs. Seattle set a new career-high...Major League hitters posted an OPS of .636 (.628-LHH, .645-RHH)...Batters were 1 -for-12 (.083) w/ RISP -2outs and batters were 2-for-33 (.061) when behind in count...Did not pitch from Sept 9-14 (mid-back tightness) and recorded an ERA of 9.82 in 9 Sept. games (3.2 IP, 6H, 4R/ER).
니agadone split the season between Cleveland and Triple-A Columbus, spending 5 stints with the Indians in 2013 where he has posted an ERA of 5.46 in 36 relief outings (31.1IP, 24H, 19ER, 21BB, 30K, .220AVG)...Between his stints in Cleveland he went 2-3 with 7 saves and a 2.51 ERA in 27 games (32.1IP, 24H, 9ER, 17BB, 46K, .203AVG, 12.8SO per 9.0IP) for Triple-A Columbus. Spent most of April and May with Cleveland after beginning the season in AAA Columbus...Over his first 10 outings with the Indians thru May 10 his ERA was 2.08 (8.2IP, 3H, 2ER, 11K)...Over his last 26 outings at the Major League level his ERA was 6.75 (22.2IP, 21H, 17ER) after May 10, which was heavily influenced by a 12.00ERA in 8 May appearances (6.0IP, 8H, 9R/8ER) and consecutive outings of 3ER allowed on May 11 at DET and May 13 vs. NYY...Was with Clevelandmost of April, May, June and September and spent July and August with AAA Columbus. With AAA Columbus he tossed scoreless outings in 23 of 27 outings and fanned 12.8 batters per 9.0IP...From July 26-August 30 he posted an ERA of 1.84 with the Clippers (14.2IP, 3ER) before his final September 1 recall... Lefthanded hitters batted .103 (4-39) off him at Triple-A (all singles, .342OPS)...Batters hit .229 (11-48) with runners on base at Triple-A. 닗ith Cleveland he posted an ERA of 6.00 in September (8 games, 6.0IP, 6H, 4ER, 7K)...Nick ranked 5th among AL relievers in inherited runners scoring pct this year (17.6%, 6 of 34)...Major League hitters hit .220 (24-109) off him overall on the year as lefties hit just .211 (12-57)...Walked 6.0 batters per 9.0IP with Cleveland...Batters hit .067 (3-for-45) offhim when they were behind in the count, .433 (13-30) when ahead in the count and just .185 (10-54) with runners on base....Last outing came on Sept 18.
Opened the season at Triple-A Columbus before spending May and June in the Cleveland bullpen and showed glimpses
of being a dominant addition out of the bullpen before his season ended in early July...With the Columbus Clippers
in April he recorded 7.1 shutout innings while holding International League hitters to a .167 (4-24) average against,
including a 1-for-7 (.143) mark vs. left-handed hitters....Was recalled to Cleveland twice in April, from April 17-23 and
then again from April 27-July 7...Recorded his first Major League save on May 7 vs. Chicago-AL in the day game of a
day/night DH....Lefties recorded a .605 OPS off him at the Major League level.
Over his first 17 games from April 17-June 1 recorded an ERA of 2.04 (17.2IP, 9H, 4R/ER, 7BB, 16K, .148AVG)... Struck
out the side in order on May 8 vs. Chicago...Posted 6 consecutive shutout outings from April 28-May 10 covering 7.0
innings with just 1 hit allowed...Over his last 10 outings from June 3-July 6 he allowed 14 runs (14ER) in 7.2 innings
(17H, 8BB, 10K), walking a career-high 4 batters on June 16th vs. Pittsburgh.
Following outing of July 6 vs. Tampa Bay (0.2IP, 2H, 2R/ER, 2BB, 0K) he suffered a self-inflicted injury to his left
forearm (broken left radius) that ended his season...Was optioned to AAA Columbus on July 7th and placed on the
Minor League Restricted List on July 8th...Underwent surgery to repair the radius on July 10th (Dr. Thomas Graham)
and rehabbed the remainder of the season in Goodyear, AZ...Pitched winter ball beginning November 20 for Aguilas
in the Dominican (6G, 6.0IP, 6H, 6ER, 5BB, 8K).
Had a very solid season in his first full year as a reliever between AA Akron, AAA Columbus and made his Major League debut in September.... Named the 3rd best prospect in the Indians organization entering 2012 according to Baseball
America...Split the minor league season between AA Akron & AAA Columbus, going a combined 6-4 w/a 2.79 ERA (71.0IP, 56H, 31R/22ER, 22BB, 77K) in 46 relief appearances... Fanned 9.8 batters per 9.0IP between AA and AAA...Began year at AA Akron and recorded 10 scoreless outing out of 12 and was promoted to Columbus on May 19...Was 4-3 with 4 saves and a 3.35 ERA at Columbus ...Over his last 22 outings at Columbus posted an ERA of 1.91
(33.0IP, 29H, 7ER)...Overall between the two stops minor league hitters batted .212 (56-264, 5HR) and lefties hit .161 (14-87, 1HR)...Was first recalled on August 26-28 but did not appear in a game and was recalled for a second and
final time on September 1 and spent the final month of the season at the Major League level...Made his Major Leaguedebut on September 1 vs. Oakland (1.2IP, 2H, 3R/ER)...Tossed 2.0IP scoreless innings w/a career-high 3 strikeouts on September 6 vs. Detroit...Won his first Major League game on Sept. 24 vs. Minnesota (Night game, 1.0IP, 0H, 0R)...Six of his nine outings were scoreless...Did not allow a run or a hit over his last 5 outings (6.1IP, 0H, 0R, 2BB, 6K)...
Batters were 0 for 17 off him in that span...ERA after his debut (1.2IP, 2H, 3ER) was 1.93 (9.1IP, 2H, 2ER)...All 4 hits allowed were singles...LHH had a .176 on base % and a .071 slugging % (.248OPS)...Batters were 2 for 12 w/runners
on and 1 for 10 with RISP.
Split the season between A Kinston and AA Akron in his first full season in the Indians organization and his first full
season removed from reconstructive elbow surgery...Began the season with Class A Kinston before being promoted
to Double-A Akron at the beginning of June through the end of the season...Entered the campaign as the 3rd best
prospect in the Indians system according to Baseball America (Rated 10th entering 2011).
...Combined at the two stops the 6-5, 230-pound southpaw went 3-5 with a save in 29 games/17 starts and had a 3.57ERA
(85.2IP, 72H, 38R/34ER, 63BB, 89K)...His final 12 appearances of the season came from the Aeros bullpen where he
was 1-1 with a save and had a 3.68ERA (22.0IP, 19H, 9ER) and limited hitters to a .229 average (19-83)...Left-handed
hitters on the year had a .177 clip (17-96, 40K, 0HR) against him while righties batted .248 (55-222, 7HR) with an
overall average against of .226 (72-318, 7HR)...On the year averaged 9.35 SO per 9.0IP and 6.6 walks per 9.0IP...
On the year went 5.0IP in only 3 of his 17 starts as he was on a strict pitch count related to his 2008 elbow surgery.
...Hagadone owns a career minor league record of 4-10 with a 2.89ERA in 59 games/47 starts that has spanned four
seasons (165.0IP, 117H, 61R/53ER, 101BB, 193K)...Added to 40-man roster on November 19.
Made first start at Class A Greenville on 6/6...Batters hit just .149 off him in his 10 starts (32K, 25.0IP) and was
assigned to A Lake County after being acquired from the Red Sox...Made two starts for A Kinston in September...On
the year he allowed just 1HR and 26 hits in 45.0 innings (59K) and an ERA of 2.80.
Made three starts in his first full pro season at Class A Greenville of the South Atlantic League before being
placed on the DL on 4/19 with left elbow soreness and missing the rest of the season after reconstructive surgery... Did
not allow an earned run in 10 innings of work with the Drive, fanning 12 and allowing only five hits and three unearned
runs...Fired five frames of two-hit, shutout ball in earning his first pro win at Lexington on 4/10, retiring 16 of 18 batters
and striking out seven...Following the season, was ranked by Baseball America as the Red Sox No. 3 prospect, the
No. 2 pitcher, and as having the best slider in the system for the second straight season.
Reported to the Lowell Spinners of the Class A New York-Penn League after signing his first professional contract
with the Red Sox on 7/1...Set a franchise record by twirling 23.0 consecutive scoreless innings to finish the season,
breaking RHP Matt Kinney's mark of 18.0 innings in 1996...Did not surrender a run over that nine-start stretch 7/24-9/5
after being roughed up in his pro debut, allowing five runs on six hits and a walk while fanning one over 1 1/3 innings
at the Aberdeen IronBirds 7/18... Selected by the Boston Red Sox with their first pick (sandwich round between first
and second rounds, No. 55 overall) in the 2007 First-Year Player Draft.