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Chris Farish
Chris  Farish

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
St. John's HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 210

Position:
RHP

Bats/Throws:
R/R

07/06/2018

Farish Inks Contract with Detroit Tigers

Wake Forest pitcher Chris Farish becomes the fourth Deacon to join the professional ranks this offseason.

05/19/2018

Offense Erupts in 18-12 Win over Virginia in Finale

The Demon Deacons closed out the regular season by hitting a season-high five home runs en route to the 18-12 victory.

05/18/2018

Virginia Evens Series Against Wake Forest

The Deacs and Cavaliers will play a decisive third game on Saturday afternoon.

05/12/2018

Deacs Edged by No. 5 NC State, 7-5

Chris Farish and Bobby Hearn each struck out the side in relief, while Chris Lanzilli hit a three-run homer to lead the Deacs.

05/08/2018

Pitching Leads Wake Forest Past Radford, 5-1

Demon Deacon pitchers combined to strike out 12 Highlanders while walking just one.

05/18/2018

Wake Forest vs. Virginia

The Demon Deacons took on the Cavaliers at David F. Couch Ballpark on Friday night.

06/12/2017

Gainesville Super Regional - Games 2 and 3

The Demon Deacons won game 2 on a walk-off homer in the 11th, before falling in the deciding third game.

05/20/2017

No. 15 Wake Forest 14, Pitt 4

The Demon Deacons wrapped up the regular season with a 14-4 victory over Pittsburgh on Senior Day, May 20.

02/24/2017

Wake Forest 15, USC 5

The Demon Deacons hit six home runs to knock off the Trojans in the series-opener, 15-5.

03/12/2016

No. 20 Clemson 6, Wake Forest 5

Clemson evened the ACC-opening series at a game apiece with a 6-5 victory on Saturday evening.


2016 Cleveland Indians 31st-Round Draft Pick (932nd Overall)

Walter on Farish
"Chris was an invaluable bullpen piece for us last season. He was the guy we went to with one out, men on base and the game on the line. Chris thrived in that role. This year his role should be similar, but depending on what we do with McSweeney he could close some games too. He is definitely a guy we want with the ball when it counts."

2017 (Redshirt Junior)
Was one of the most often-used arms out of the bullpen, making 24 appearances and posting a 0-0 record and 5.89 ERA ... Served as the team's strikeout specialist, fanning 32 batters in 18.1 innings, and stranding 22 runners, more than twice as many as any other reliever, out of the 31 he inherited (71.0 percent strand rate) ... Came on strong in league play, posting a 1.80 ERA with 11 strikeouts in 5.0 innings over eight ACC appearances ... Recovered from a slow start, posting a 2.92 ERA after March 14 ... Struck out a season-high four batters in 1.2 innings of a win over Southern Cal ... Lowered his walk rate dramatically to less than one every other inning ... Played summer ball with the Harrisonburg Turks.

2016 (Redshirt Sophomore)
Made 35 appearances, fifth-most all-time and trailing only Dave Bush (three times) and Donnie Sellers ... Finished the year with a 2-1 record and 4.82 ERA ... Struck out 35 batters in 28.0 innings, allowing opponents to hit just .224 against him ... ERA was as low as 3.12 in mid-May before allowing runs in three of his last five outings ... Recorded first-career win at Elon (March 29), striking out the only two batters he faced ... Also picked up a win against UNCG (Apr. 12) ... Struck out three batters five times, never pitching more than 1.2 innings in those outings ... Played summer ball with the Harrisonburg Turks in the Valley League.

2015 (Redshirt Freshman)
Showed electric stuff but battled control issues and an injury ... Struck out seven batters in 5.0 innings ... Ended the year on a high note with a scoreless inning of work at Duke (May 15) ... Didn't allow a hit his first 2.0 innings ... Spending the summer with the St. Cloud Rox in the Northwoods League.

2014 (Freshman)
Did not appear in any games ... Played with the Baltimore Redbirds in the Cal Ripken League during the summer.

High School
Was a finalist for the Texas Rangers Area Code Team ... Four-year starter for St. John's High School ... Named team MVP and All-SPC as a junior ... Struck out 51 batters and posted a 1.02 ERA in 41 innings as a junior ... Also hit .368 with nine doubles and 31 runs scored ... Attended Perfect Game National in Metrodome ... Pitched in Texas Scouts Association Game at Minute Maid Park.

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