Mike Anderson (pitcher)
July 30, 1966 |
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|September 7, 1993 for the Cincinnati Reds|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 17, 1993 for the Cincinnati Reds|
|Earned run average||18.56|
Michael James Anderson (born July 30, 1966) is a former Major League Baseball player who pitched for the Cincinnati Reds in 1993. He made his major league debut on September 7 against the St. Louis Cardinals. He pitched 12⁄3 of an inning, allowed 6 hits, 7 earned runs, and gave up 2 of 4 home runs in a single game hit by Mark Whiten. He only appeared in two more games after that. On December 10, 1993 he was traded with Darron Cox and Larry Luebbers to the Chicago Cubs for Chuck McElroy but he never made it to the majors with the Cubs. He continued to pitch in the minors until 1997, when he retired.
After serving as a pitching coach in the Chicago Cubs' farm system from 2000–2006, he became a scout at the pro level for the Texas Rangers. His younger brother is current Milwaukee Brewers TV play-by-play announcer Brian Anderson.
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