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Andrew McKirahan

Andrew McKirahan
McKirahan with the Atlanta Braves
Atlanta Braves – No. 52
Born: (1990-02-08) February 8, 1990
Georgetown, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Left
MLB debut
April 12, 2015, for the Atlanta Braves
MLB statistics
(through 2015 season)
Win–loss record 1–0
Earned run average 5.93
Strikeouts 22

Andrew David McKirahan (born February 8, 1990) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB).


McKirahan graduated from

  • Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
  • Texas Longhorns bio
  • Andrew McKirahan Jr. on Twitter
  • Andrew McKirahan on Instagram

External links

  1. ^ Davis, Danny (May 2, 2012). "Georgetown long on pitching as UIL playoffs open". Austin American Statesmen. Retrieved April 6, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Cubs draft power, speed, first pitchers on Day 2". Retrieved April 1, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Andrew McKirahan might have staying power in Marlins bullpen". Miami Herald. Retrieved April 1, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Marlins add reliever, lose slugger Canha in Rule 5 Draft". Retrieved April 1, 2015. 
  5. ^ Bowman, Mark (March 31, 2015). "McKirahan claimed off waivers from Marlins". Retrieved April 1, 2015. 
  6. ^ Simon, Andrew (April 5, 2015). "Braves set 25-man roster for Opening Day". Retrieved April 5, 2015. 
  7. ^ Bowman, Mark (April 12, 2015). "Command issues spoil Jaime's outing vs. Mets". Retrieved April 13, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Braves reliever Andrew McKirahan suspended 80 games for PED violation". Fox Sports. Retrieved 20 April 2015. 
  9. ^ Bowman, Mark (April 20, 2015). "McKirahan receives 80-game PED suspension". Retrieved April 20, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Braves' McKirahan suspended 80 games for positive drug test". Associated Press. April 20, 2015. Retrieved April 20, 2015. 


On April 20, 2015 McKirahan was suspended for eighty games of the 2015 season after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs.[8][9] He was also fined $221,858 of his league minimum $507,500 salary.[10]

The Miami Marlins selected McKirahan from the Cubs in the Rule 5 Draft held in December 2014.[4] The Braves claimed McKirahan off waivers at the end of spring training in 2015.[5] He was placed on the team's Opening Day roster.[6] McKirahan made his major league debut on April 12, 2015, giving up a sacrifice fly in 1 23 innings against the New York Mets.[7]

[3], and missed a year as a result.Tommy John surgery He suffered an arm injury in 2012 that required [2].2011 Major League Baseball Draft in the 21st round of the Chicago Cubs and was drafted by the University of Texas at Austin at the college baseball He played [1]

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