Jerad Eickhoff

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Jerad Eickhoff
Philadelphia Phillies – No. 48
Pitcher
Born: (1990-07-02) July 2, 1990 (age 28)
Evansville, Indiana
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
August 21, 2015, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
(through May 22, 2016)
Win–loss record 5–9
Earned run average 3.27
Strikeouts 92
WHIP 1.12
Teams

Jerad Joseph Eickhoff (born July 2, 1990) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Career

Eickhoff played college baseball at Olney Central College. He was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 46th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft, but did not sign and returned to Olney Central. In 2011 he was the Great Rivers Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Year after going 10–4 with a 1.90 earned run average (ERA).[1] Eickhoff was then drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 15th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft and signed.[2]

Eickhoff signed with the Rangers and made his professional debut with the Arizona League Rangers. He also played for the Spokane Indians that year. In 2012, he pitched for the Hickory Crawdads. Eickhoff started 2013 with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans and was promoted to the Double-A Frisco RoughRiders during the season.[3][4] He returned to Frisco in 2014.[5]

On July 31, 2015, the Rangers traded Eickhoff, Nick Williams, Matt Harrison, Jake Thompson, Alec Asher, and Jorge Alfaro to the Philadelphia Phillies for Cole Hamels and Jake Diekman.[6] He made his major league debut for the Phillies on August 21.

References

  1. "Eickhoff is GRAC Pitcher of the Year". Olney Daily Mail. Retrieved November 19, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Jerad Eickhoff, Blake Monar, Cody Fick go in MLB Draft". ECP. Retrieved November 19, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Eickhoff may get a "major" test facing Harper". ECP. Retrieved November 19, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Texas Rangers promote two more pitchers to Double-A Frisco". Texas Rangers Blog. Retrieved November 19, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Double A Frisco pitchers know Rangers are just call away". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Retrieved November 19, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. Badler, Ben (July 31, 2015). "Trade Central: Phillies Get Impact Talent, Depth In Hamels Deal". Baseball America. Retrieved July 31, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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