|Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim – No. 63|
September 5, 1989 |
|Bats: Both||Throws: Left|
|September 2, 2012 for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim|
(through 2012 season)
|Earned run average||1.50|
Maronde went to Lexington Catholic High School in Lexington, KY, where he won a state championship in his sophomore year. After his senior year in high school he was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 43rd round (1294th overall) of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft, but he did not sign, opting instead to attend college. He attended the University of Florida, where he played for the Florida Gators baseball team. He appeared in two College World Series, and in his junior season, his team lost in the final game.
Maronde was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 3rd round (104th overall) of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft after his junior season and electd to forgo his senior season. He was playing in Double-A for the Arkansas Travelers in the Angels' minor league system before being called up to the Major Leagues on September 1, 2012.
Maronde made his major league debut on September 2, 2012 against the Seattle Mariners. He faced only one batter and had his first major league strikeout on three pitches. Three days later against the Oakland Athletics, he struck out all three batters that he faced in an inning pitched.