Coleman with the Kansas City royals
Kansas City Royals
April 4, 1986 |
|April 21, 2011 for the Kansas City Royals|
(through 2014 season)
|Earned run average||3.25|
Coleman was born in Greenwood, Mississippi, to Hal and Kathy Coleman. He graduated from Pillow Academy in Greenwood and attended Louisiana State University (LSU), where he played college baseball for the LSU Tigers baseball team. Coleman earned his agricultural business degree in May 2009.
Coleman was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the fifth round of the 2009 MLB Draft, and was called up to the majors for the first time on April 21, 2011. That night, he pitched two scoreless innings against the Cleveland Indians in his major league debut. On May 11, 2011, Coleman recorded his first major league save by pitching a perfect 11th inning against the New York Yankees in Yankee Stadium.
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- "#29 Louis Coleman". LSUsports.net. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
- "Louis Coleman". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
- Bullpen shuffle: Coleman in, Texeira out
- Hosmer drives Royals to win over Yankees
- "Brooks Baseball · Home of the PitchFX Tool - Player Card: Louis Coleman". Brooks Baseball. Retrieved June 19, 2012.
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