We are taking a look back at the 2011 season in the Minor Leagues for our European prospects.
Birth Date: 10/04/1991 in Anzio, Italy
Organization: Kansas City Royals (released)
2011 Season: After getting traded by the Arizona Diamondbacks to the Kansas City Royals Italian pitcher Andrea Pizziconi spent the 2011 season with the Burlington Royals in the Appalachian League. He went 1-2 with an ERA of 6.81 in 16 games (2 starts). He struck out 22 batters in 39 2/3 innings, walking 21. Unfortunately his career in professional baseball ended for now in the fall, as the Royals released him.
Career Stats: W-L 3-3, ERA 4.47, WHIP 1.387, 33 GP, 88.2 IP, 49 SO, 40 BB
Highest Level: Low-A (2010)
Link to Baseball-Reference