Guenther Goes To Marlins, Bass Taken By Tigers

Duo joins Peter Solomon to give Irish most picks in the first seven rounds in school history.


Bass & Company Pitch Irish Past Austin Peay

Brad Bass, Patrick McDonald & Peter Solomon strikeout 11 as Irish take first game of series.


Vierling Walks-Off Duke To Take Series

Matt Vierling tripled home Kyle Fiala for winning run in ninth inning.


Irish Complete Sweep Versus Tech

Cole Daily knocked in three runs as Notre Dame rallied from a 4-0 deficit.


Irish Start League Play

Three-game set at No. 14 Clemson can be seen on ACC Network Extra.


Irish vs. Rhode Island

Notre Dame vs. Rhode Island at the USA Baseball-Irish Classic in Cary, NC (Photos by Andy Mead).


#LSU @ Notre Dame - May 11, 2016

The Irish welcomed back former head coach Paul Mainieri & his No. 11 LSU Tigers to Frank Eck Stadium May 11, 2016.


#29 Notre Dame @ #7 Florida State (4/24/16)

The Irish lost the final game of a three-game ACC series at the Seminoles April 24, 2016.


2015 NCAA Champaign Regional - Day 2

The Irish wrapped up their first NCAA Regional since 2006 with games against Illinois and Wright State May 31, 2015.

Career & Game-by-Game Stats Get Acrobat Reader


  • Two-time MLB Draft Pick (2017 - Seventh Round by Detroit Tigers & 2014 - 33rd Round by Chicago Cubs)
  • Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American (2015)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015)
  • Three-time Monogram winner (2015, 2016 & 2017)


  • Led the team with 80 strikeouts in a club-high 84.1 innings pitched
  • 14 starts were tied for the most on the team, with eight of those 14 resulting in quality starts
  • Threw seven shutout innings with nine strikeouts to get first win of season over Monmouth
  • Went seven innings in back-to-back starts against Florida State and NC State, conceding five combined earned runs in the 14 innings
  • Allowed two or fewer runs in his final five starts, which included two outings against teams which advanced to the College World Series in Louisville and Florida State
  • Capped career with four innings of shutout, two-hit ball against Florida State at ACC Baseball Championship, earning no-decision in 13 inning Irish loss
  • Drafted by Detroit Tigers as the 215th overall pick (seventh round) in 2017 MLB Draft


  • Named No. 15 prospect in ACC by Perfect Game for 2017 MLB Draft
  • Rated No. 37 prospect in nation by and No. 91 by Perfect Game
  • Selected No. 59 sophomore in the country by Perfect Game
  • Missed first two months of season due to injury before making 11 appearances totaling 12.1 innings
  • Recorded a save in consecutive outings against Chicago State (1.1 IP, 3 K) and Boston College (2.0 IP, 3 K)
  • Earned lone victory of the season against BC, striking out two in 1.2 innings
  • Threw three scoreless innings with a strikeout against No. 11 LSU
  • Capped seasons with one strikeout in a three-up, three-down inning against No. 16 Clemson
  • Posted a 1.56 ERA in 23 innings in the Cape Cod League during summer of 2016


  • Battled through a mid-season injury to earn Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America honors thanks to a 1.91 ERA with 28 strikeouts in 33.0 innings
  • Allowed four extra-base hits over 33 innings, with opponents hitting .198 on the year
  • Posted a 1.08 ERA (2-0, 16.2 IP) during ACC play
  • Earned first career win against Akron by shutting out the Zips allowing just a walk with four strikeouts
  • Picked up a win at Georgia Tech thanks to 2.2 innings of one-hit ball
  • Made first career start against No. 7 Florida State, throwing 1.1 no-hit innings
  • Earned victory in series finale against No. 20 North Carolina, allowing one run in 3.0 innings of work
  • Threw 3.1 shutout innings against Wright State in NCAA regional to close out career


  • Earned four varsity letters in baseball, as well as three in basketball, at Lincoln-way Central
  • Selected by Chicago Cubs in 33rd round of MLB Draft following prep career
  • Rated the No. 2 righthanded pitcher in Illinois and state’s No. 5 overall player by Perfect Game
  • Slotted No. 64 righty nationally and No. 174 prospect in the country, also by Perfect Game
  • Posted 0.86 ERA with 49 strikeouts in 33 innings as a senior
  • Selected second team Underclassman All-American by Perfect Game entering junior season
  • Played summer baseball for the Illinois Sparks
  • Named all-conference in basketball as a junior and senior


  • Born in Chicago
  • Son of Bill Bass and Wendy Anderson
  • Has three brothers, Bobby, Kyle and Eric
  • Enrolled in Mendoza College of Business as an IT Management major


Brad Bass
Brad  Bass


New Lenox, IL

High School:
Lincoln-Way Central

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 250


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