2012 SEC All-Defensive Team
SEC Pitcher of the Week (April 16, 2012)
2011 Cape Cod League Pitcher of the Year
MLB Draft: 19th round in 2010 (Colorado)
Hard-throwing prospect that will work in LSU's weekend starting rotation for the second straight season ... named the No. 9 top prospect in the 2011 Cape Cod League by Baseball America magazine ... named the 2011 Cape Cod League Pitcher of the Year as he posted a 3-0 mark and a 0.84 ERA in 32.1 innings with seven walks and 23 strikeouts ... an outstanding two-way player in high school that led Northshore High to the state title as a junior in 2009 ... missed his high school senior season due to surgery to repair a torn labrum ... named the #1 baseball prospect in the state of Louisiana in 2008 at the end of his sophomore season ... has shown a 90s mph fastball with a good slider and change-up that he can throw in any count.
Posted a 5-3 mark and a 3.83 ERA as a member of the Tigers' weekend starting rotation ... worked 94 innings (second-most on the staff and No. 8 in the SEC), recording 28 walks and 63 strikeouts .... voted to the SEC All-Defensive Team by the league coaches ... posted a no decision as the starting pitcher in LSU's NCAA Regional final victory versus Oregon State (June 3); worked 5.2 innings, allowing four earned runs on nine hits with one walk and five strikeouts ... fired six shutout innings in SEC Tournament outing versus Mississippi State (May 25), limiting Bulldogs to four hits with four walks and one strikeout ... solid outing at South Carolina (May 19) in game that LSU won in 10 innings to claim 2012 SEC title -- worked 5.1 innings, allowing one run on seven hits with one walk and six strikeouts ... named April 16 as the SEC Pitcher of the Week after he pitched brilliantly in April 14 win over Alabama, limiting the Crimson Tide to only two hits in 7.1 innings ... he fired 116 pitches in the outing, allowing just one run with four walks and five strikeouts ... tied his career best with eight strikeouts in March 31 win over Arkansas ... Eades worked 7.1 innings, limiting the Razorbacks to one run on five hits with one walk and eight strikeouts ... posted win over Miss. State (March 17), limiting the Bulldogs to one run on eight hits in seven IP with one BB and two strikeouts ... pitched a career-long eight innings vs. Michigan (March 10), allowing four runs on 10 hits with seven strikeouts ... defeated Darmouth on March 3, allowing one run on five hits in six innings with no walks and five strikeouts ... earned win over Alcorn State in season debut (Feb. 18), limiting the Braves to no runs on one hit in five innings with one walk and a career-high eight strikeouts.
Emerged as a force on the mound for the Tigers late in the season, earning a spot in the starting rotation and winning three of his final four starts ... made 18 appearances on the year (six starts), posted a 4-1 mark and a 4.81 ERA in 43 innings with 18 walks and 31 strikeouts ... 3-0 mark in his final four starts with 16 strikeouts in 24 innings ... defeated Mississippi State (May 21) in the Tigers' final game of the season, limiting the Bulldogs to three runs on seven hits in six innings with one walk and two strikeouts ... posted a win over Tulane (May 3), allowing one run on two hits in six innings with four walks and one strikeout ... earned a win over Nicholls State (April 26), limiting the Colonels to two earned runs on seven hits in 5.2 innings with six strikeouts ... fired three shutout relief innings at Georgia (March 27), allowing three hits with one walk ... two strong relief outings vs. Florida (March 18 and 20); worked a combined two scoreless innings, allowing one hit with two strikeouts ... dominating relief outing at Nicholls State on March 16 -- fired a perfect eighth inning with three Ks in LSU win ... worked 2.1 relief innings vs. Wake Forest on Feb. 19 to pick up first collegiate win, allowing one run on three hits with one walk and three strikeouts.
2008 and 2009 First-Team All State ... 2009 First-Team All Southeast Region ... three-time 1st Team All-District selection ... 2008 and 2009 All-Metro New Orleans selection ... didn't pitch due to a torn labrum his senior year, but batted .400 with six homers and 39 RBI ... recorded 48 strikeouts in 30.1 innings as a junior and posted a 0.92 ERA ... also batted .369 as a junior with six homers and 53 RBI ... worked 55.1 innings on the mound as a sophomore, recording 63 strikeouts ... batted .315 as a sophomore with four doubles, six homers and 24 RBI.
Full name is Ryan Nelson Eades ... parents are Marian Eades and the late Ned Eades (father passed away in 2004 after battling cancer) ... father played in the Cincinnati Reds organization ... has one younger brother, Chris ... majoring in sports administration-commerce at LSU ... born December 15, 1991.
Eades' LSU Career Highs
Innings: 8.0 vs. Michigan (3/10/12)
Strikeouts: 8 twice, most recently vs. Arkansas (3/31/12)
Hits Allowed: 10 vs. Michigan (3/10/12)
Runs: 7 at Florida (4/7/12)
Earned Runs: 6 at Kentucky (4/21/12)
Walks: 6 vs. Princeton (3/5/11)