FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 18, 2014
NATIONALS AGREE TO TERMS WITH RHP ERICK FEDDE
The Washington Nationals today agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Erick Fedde, the No. 18 overall pick in the
2014 First-Year Player Draft. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo and Assistant
General Manager & Vice President of Scouting Operations Kris Kline made the joint announcement.
Fedde, a 6-foot-4, 180-pound junior out of the University of Nevada Las Vegas, is regarded as one of the top
collegiate arms in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft and is coming off a season in which he went 8-2 with a 1.76 ERA (15
ER/76.2 IP) and 82 strikeouts in 11 starts for the Rebels.
The 21-year-old was named the 2014 Mountain West Pitcher of the Year and to the All-Mountain West First Team
after going 6-1 with league-leading 1.60 ERA (10 ER/56.1 IP) in eight starts in conference play. He was also named a
Louisville Slugger Second-Team All-American by Collegiate Baseball and to the midseason Golden Spikes Award watch
list.
Fedde entered the 2014 season rated as the No. 12 pitching prospect and the No. 17 overall prospect in collegiate
baseball, according to Baseball America.
As a sophomore, in 2013, Fedde went 7-3 with a 3.92 ERA (42 ER/96.1 IP) in 15 starts. He led the UNLV staff and
ranked fourth in the Mountain West with 83 strikeouts, and was named to the Spring Academic All-Mountain West team.
Following the season, he was 3-1 with a 2.34 ERA for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox of the Cape Cod Baseball League. He
left the league after tossing a league-best 30.2 innings and recording 26 strikeouts, third-most in the league. Fedde joined
the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team later in the summer.
The right-hander, who underwent “Tommy John” ligament replacement surgery on June 3, 2014, will report to
Viera, Fla., to continue this rehab under the Nationals’ care.
Fedde is a graduate of Las Vegas High School where played alongside Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper. He was
also an all-state soccer player and helped lead LVHS to a soccer state championship in 2009. He was originally selected by
the San Diego Padres in the 24th round of the 2011 First-Year Player Draft, but he did not sign.
A recap of the Nationals’ 2014 First-Year Player Draft is below (signed players in bold):

RD PICK PLAYER POS B/T HT WT DOB SCHOOL
1 (18) Erick Fedde RHP R/R 6-4 180 2/25/93 University of Nevada-Las Vegas
2 (57) Andrew Suarez LHP L/L 6-2 205 9/11/92 University of Miami (FL)
3 (93) Jakson Reetz C R/R 6-1 195 1/3/96 Norris (NE) High School
4 (124) Robbie Dickey RHP R/R 6-3 205 4/6/94 Blinn (TX) Junior College
5 (154) Drew Van Orden RHP R/R 6-4 200 1/19/92 Duke (NC) University
6 (184) Austen Williams RHP R/R 6-3 220 12/19/92 Texas State University
7 (214) Dale Carey CF R/R 6-2 190 11/14/91 University of Miami (FL)
8 (244) Jeff Gardner LF L/R 6-2 220 1/21/92 University of Louisville (KY)
9 (274) Austin Byler 1B L/R 6-3 225 10/15/92 University of Nevada-Reno
10 (304) Matthew Page RF L/L 6-3 210 10/22/91 Oklahoma Baptist University
11 (334) Weston Davis RHP R/R 6-3 185 7/6/96 Manatee (FL) High School
12 (364) Domenick Mancini RHP R/R 6-3 190 9/28/93 Miami (FL) Dade CC
13 (394) Austin Davidson 3B L/R 6-0 180 1/3/93 Pepperdine (CA) University
14 (424) James Bourque RHP R/R 6-4 195 7/7/93 University of Michigan
15 (454) Ryan Ripken 1B L/L 6-6 230 7/26/93 Indian River (FL) State JC
16 (484) Cole Plouck LHP L/L 6-2 175 4/25/94 Pima (AZ) Community College
17 (514) Alec Keller CF L/R 6-2 200 5/13/92 Princeton (NJ) University
18 (544) McKenzie Mills LHP L/L 6-4 205 11/19/95 Sprayberry (GA) High School
19 (574) Clay Williamson RF L/R 6-1 205 6/1/93 Cal State – Fullerton
20 (604) Brian Langlois RF R/R 6-1 200 10/30/91 Pepperdine (CA) University
21 (634) Connor Bach LHP L/L 6-4 225 6/24/92 Virginia Military Institute
22 (664) Daniel Salters C L/R 6-3 210 2/5/93 Dallas (TX) Baptist University
23 (694) Chris Riopedre SS R/R 5-9 175 4/16/93 East Tennessee State University
24 (724) Kyle Simmons RHP R/R 6-6 205 9/25/91 Texas Lutheran University
25 (754) Kyle Bacak C R/R 5-9 175 11/15/91 Texas Christian University
26 (784) Chase McDowell RHP L/R 6-2 195 12/14/90 Rice (TX) University
27 (814) Conor Keniry SS L/R 6-1 195 12/2/91 Wake Forest (NC) University
28 (844) Kida De La Cruz RHP R/R 6-5 240 8/10/94 Volunteer State (TN) CC
29 (874) DJ Jauss RHP R/R 6-2 200 9/5/90 University of Massachusetts
30 (904) Tyler Mapes RHP R/R 6-2 210 7/18/91 Tulane (LA) University
31 (934) Samuel Johns RHP R/R 6-3 210 7/12/91 Evansville (IN) University
32 (964) Elliott Cary CF L/L 6-3 175 10/1/95 Clackamas (OR) High School
33 (994) Clay Casey CF R/R 6-2 200 5/14/95 DeSoto Central (MS) High School
34 (1024 Evan Skoug C L/R 5-11 195 10/21/95 Libertyville (IL) High School
35 (1054) Tommy Doyle RHP R/R 6-6 215 5/1/96 Flint Hill (VA) School
36 (1054) John Henry Styles LHP L/L 5-11 185 7/25/95 Episcopal (TX) High School
37 (1114) Quinn Brodey LHP L/L 6-1 195 12/1/95 Loyola (CA) High School
38 (1144) Stuart Fairchild RF R/R 6-0 195 3/17/96 Seattle (WA) Prep
39 (1174) John Littell OF R/R 6-4 190 8/16/95 Stillwater (OK) High School
40 (1204) Jacob Hill LHP L/L 6-2 210 5/27/94 Orange Coast (CA) CC
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