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Greg Hollman – 6’6″ Hard throwing Canadian starting RHP with 8:1 K/BB ratio in senior year (SIGNED FOR 2018 SUMMER)

SIGNED TO PLAY IN FRANCE FOR THE 2018 SUMMER

Greg Hollman is a 6’6” hard throwing Canadian right handed starting pitcher who is currently playing in Brisbane, Australia for the Pine Hills Lightning (see stats here). 

He recently graduated from Lethbridge College, the 2017 Canadian College Baseball Conference national champions. Greg’s 2.90 era, 8-0 record and K/BB ratio of 66/8 were major factors in his team’s success in 2017. For his achievements Greg was named to the CCBC First Team.  

Early in his college career Greg played for NCAA I’s Savannah University where he struggled to reach his potential early on. It was his experience in the summer of 2016 pitching in a highly competitive summer collegiate wood bat league, Coastal Plains league, that helped build Greg’s confidence and raise his game to a new level.

Greg’s 89-93 mph fastball (yet to be verified) consistently pounding the zone from the the high angle presented by his large frame is what makes him so effective. He is so much around the strike zone that in his 20 starts in 2017, his K/BB ratio was an amazing 125/20. Greg also throws a curveball, split change and forkball to complement his fastball.

Greg has now decided that the next step in his career is to play overseas. He is excited about playing baseball abroad as an ambassador the game while meeting new people and experiencing new cultures. Any club interested in a lights out starting pitcher who attacks the zone with his fastball is encouraged to reach out to Greg with any questions or expressions of interest.


DEMOGRAPHICS

Date of birth: 1996-07-13

Birthplace / Current Residence: Edmonton, Alberta Canada

Passports held: Canada

Height and weight: 6’6”,  250lbs

Bats / Throws: R/R

Primary position(s): Starting pitcher

Secondary position(s): Relief pitcher / Closer


PERSONAL

Education: Business Management

Hobbies and Interests: Skiing and hockey

Post baseball career plans: Run his family company

Relationship status: Single and free to travel the world

Recent injuries or illnesses: None


BASEBALL BACKGROUND

College

2014-2016: Savannah State University (NCAA D1)
2016-2017: Lethbridge College (PBA), Canadian College Baseball Conference

Other baseball

2016: Savannah Bananas, Coastal Plains league
2017: Lethbridge Bulls, Western Major Baseball League
2017: Team Alberta, Canadian Men’s Nationals
2018: Pine Hills Lightning, Queensland State League (Australia)

Accomplishments/Achievements

2017: Multiple Game MVP’s in the WMBL
2017: First Team CCBC
2017: CCBC Wins Record
2017: CCBC National Champions

Coaching Experience

None but willing to help out a youth program if needed. 


STATISTICS

Year Club ERA W-L GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO BAVG WHIP
2017 Summer Bulls 4.28 4-4 9 0 0 0 54.2 75 33 26 7 44 0.313 1.50
2017 PBA 2.90 8-0 7 0 0 0 49.2 40 19 16 8 66 0.215 1.05
2017 Pre-season PBA 2.47 1-1 4 1 1 0 22.2 26 12 8 5 15 0.274 1.37
2016 Summer Bananas 5.66 1-1 1 0 0 1 20.2 24 14 13 9 20 0.304 N/A
2016 Savannah 7.66 0-7 9 0 0 0 44.2 61 49 38 22 18 N/A 1.86
2015 Savannah 5.79 0-4 7 0 0 0 37.1 47 37 24 19 20 N/A 1.77

REFERENCES

Matt Hammond – High School Pitching Coach. Email: coachmatthammond@gmail.com
Anthony Macon –  Assistant Coach, Savannah University. Email: macon@savannahstate.edu
Carlton Hardy – Head Coach, Savannah University. Email: hardyc@savannahstate.edu

From an article back in June 2016 Hardy had this to say of Greg:

“He’s a big workhorse for us. He has a prototypical pitcher’s body. He’s able to throw three pitches for strikes. He pounds the strike zone. The angle he creates with him being so tall makes it difficult for hitters to square up.

We think within the next year or two, Greg has the potential to play beyond college. He has that much potential.”


SIGNING PREFERENCES

If a club offered him a place to stay and a job, Greg would be willing to pay his flights. He is available as of mid/late March, 2018 and has no future obligations to return home. He is open to all living arrangements including a shared dorm room type setting.


CONTACT

Email: greg_hollman@live.ca

Phone/Whatsapp: +1 (780) 9382011

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/


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