10 Facts About Andrew Wantz


Andrew Hunter Wantz was born on October 13,1995 and is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball.

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Andrew Wantz was selected by the Los Angeles Angels in the seventh round of the 2018 MLB draft.

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Andrew Wantz made his professional debut with the rookie-level Orem Owlz.

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Andrew Wantz did not play in a game in 2020 due to the cancellation of the minor league season because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Andrew Wantz was assigned to the Triple-A Salt Lake Bees to begin the 2021 season, where he recorded a 2.

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On July 3,2021, Andrew Wantz was selected to the 40-man roster and promoted to the major leagues for the first time.

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Andrew Wantz made his MLB debut the following day, pitching an inning and a third of relief against the Baltimore Orioles.

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Andrew Wantz made his first major league starting appearance on June 27,2022 at the last minute as an opener, but was ejected for the first time in his career after one pitch in the second inning, which hit Mariner Jesse Winker, triggering a bench-clearing brawl which resulted in eight players and both team managers being ejected, including Andrew Wantz and Winker.

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Andrew Wantz threw a pitch behind the head of the second batter of the game, Julio Rodriguez, in the first inning.

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The day after, Andrew Wantz was suspended three games by Major League Baseball, with his manager Phil Nevin receiving a ten-game suspension for ordering a beanball despite both teams being warned not to.

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