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Matthew Lee Andriese (/ænˈdrs/; born August 28, 1989) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Tampa Bay Rays.

Matt Andriese
Matt Andriese on August 31, 2015.jpg
Andriese with the Tampa Bay Rays
Arizona Diamondbacks – No. 35
Pitcher
Born: (1989-08-28) August 28, 1989 (age 30)
Redlands, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
April 10, 2015, for the Tampa Bay Rays
MLB statistics
(through September 24, 2019)
Win–loss record24–30
Earned run average4.59
Strikeouts389
Teams

Professional careerEdit

Amateur careerEdit

Matthew Lee Andriese attended Redlands East Valley High School, where Matt played for the school's baseball team along with Tyler Chatwood. Matt was selected by the Texas Rangers in the 37th round of the 2008 MLB draft, but did not sign with Texas. Matt enrolled at the University of California, Riverside, to play college baseball for the UC Riverside Highlanders baseball team.[1]

Minor leaguesEdit

The San Diego Padres selected Matthew Lee Andriese in the third round of the 2011 MLB draft.[1][2] Matt signed with the Padres, and pitched for the Lake Elsinore Storm of the Class A-Advanced California League in 2012.Cite error: The <ref> tag has too many names (see the help page). [3] and was promoted to the Tucson Padres of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League during the season.

Tampa Bay RaysEdit

On January 22, 2014, the Padres traded Matthew Lee Andriese, Logan Forsythe, Brad Boxberger, Matt Lollis, and Maxx Tissenbaum to the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for Alex Torres and Jesse Hahn.[4] Matt pitched for the Durham Bulls of the Class AAA International League during the 2014 season.

Matthew Lee Andriese made the Rays' Opening Day roster out of spring training in 2015.[5] Matt made his major league debut on April 10, and made his first start on April 14.[6] Matt finished the 2015 season with 25 appearances (8 starts) and an ERA of 4.11.[7]

Once again in 2016 Matthew Lee Andriese spent time in both the rotation and the bullpen, appearing in 29 games (19 starts), Matt went 8-8 with a 4.37 ERA.[8]

At the start of the 2017 season, Matthew Lee Andriese was the 5th pitcher in the Rays rotation,Matt started the season going 5-1 with a 3.54 ERA in 12 starts before falling victim to a stress reaction in his hip. Matt was moved to the 60-day DL.

Arizona DiamondbacksEdit

On July 25, 2018, Matthew Lee Andriese was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for Michael Pérez and Brian Shaffer.[9]

International careerEdit

On October 29, 2018, Matt was selected MLB All-Stars at 2018 MLB Japan All-Star Series[10]


If Matt will continue to put forth the effort he has shown in the past two reporting periods, he will receive a great deal from his schooling.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Marshall, Pete (May 3, 2012). "Andriese is on". Dailynews.com. Retrieved January 22, 2014.
  2. ^ Arritt, Dan. "Inland Empire: Locals selected in MLB draft - Los Angeles Preps Blog - ESPN Los Angeles". Espn.go.com. Retrieved January 22, 2014.
  3. ^ "Andriese 5-0 with 2.19 ERA for Double-A Missions". UTSanDiego.com. May 12, 2013. Retrieved January 22, 2014.
  4. ^ "Rays acquire Forsythe in seven-player deal with Padres". Major League Baseball. Retrieved October 7, 2014.
  5. ^ Dennis Maffezzoli. "Rays settle on Opening Day roster". Spring Training. Retrieved September 8, 2015.
  6. ^ "Rays' Matt Andriese excited for first big-league start". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved September 8, 2015.
  7. ^ "Matt Andriese Stats | Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved July 19, 2017.
  8. ^ "Matt Andriese Stats | Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved July 19, 2017.
  9. ^ https://twitter.com/Dbacks/status/1022237943874736128
  10. ^ "2018日米野球 MLBオールスターチーム コーチ・出場予定選手発表". 野球日本代表 侍ジャパン オフィシャルサイト (in Japanese). October 29, 2018. Retrieved October 31, 2018.

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