During the winter months we are going to look back at the performances the Europeans, who played in the United States during the 2009 season.
Birth date: 1/25/1990 in Moscow, Russia
Organization: Minnesota Twins
2009 Season: Andrei Lobanov simply dominated in his second year in professional baseball. Again pitching in the Gulf Coast League he went 2-1 with seven saves in 15 games. He had an ERA of 0.82 (WHIP 0.682) and struck out 35 batters in just 22 innings, while walking one.
Career Stats: 25 GP (2 Starts), 5-2, 7 Saves, ERA 2.03, WHIP 0.857, 44.1 IP, 55 SO, 5 BB
Highest Level: Single-A-advanced (2008)