Andrew Beckwith

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Andrew Beckwith
Kansas City Royals
Pitcher
Born: (1995-03-22) March 22, 1995 (age 24)
Blythewood, South Carolina
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Andrew Beckwith (born 1995) is an American college baseball pitcher in the Kansas City Royals organization.[1]

Career[edit]

Beckwith attended Blythewood High School in Blythewood, South Carolina, prior to enrolling at Coastal Carolina University.[2] In 2016, he was named the Big South Conference Pitcher of the Year.[3] In the 2016 College World Series, Beckwith started three games for Coastal Carolina, allowing two earned runs in ​23 23 innings pitched. Beckwith was named the College World Series Most Outstanding Player,[4] finishing his junior season with a 15–1 win–loss record and a 1.85 earned run average in 117 innings pitched.[5] Beckwith returned to relief for the Chanticleers in his senior year.[6]

The Kansas City Royals selected Beckwith in the 32nd round of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft.[7] Beckwith signed with the Royals and spent the 2017 season with both the AZL Royals and the Idaho Falls Chukars, posting a combined 1–0 record and 3.29 ERA in 16 games between both clubs.[8]

Beckwith began 2019 with the Northwest Arkansas Naturals.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reflections on Beckwith's epic CWS performance". The Sun News. Retrieved July 1, 2016.
  2. ^ "Blythewood Grad Andrew Beckwith Goes Distance, Coastal Carolina Tops TCU 4–1". WOLO-TV. June 25, 2016. Retrieved July 1, 2016.
  3. ^ "Beckwith cementing his place in Coastal Carolina history". The Sun News. Retrieved July 1, 2016.
  4. ^ "Most Outstanding Player Andrew Beckwith headlines 2016 CWS All-Tournament team". Omaha World-Herald. Retrieved July 1, 2016.
  5. ^ Young, Ryan (July 6, 2016). "Reflecting on the legend of Andrew Beckwith". The Sun News. Retrieved July 7, 2016.
  6. ^ http://www.baseballamerica.com/college/andrew-beckwith-content-bridge-now-defending-champs/#PFiT5tDjxrLl13Xe.97
  7. ^ http://www.thestate.com/sports/high-school/article156227999.html
  8. ^ "Andrew Beckwith Stats, Highlights, Bio – MiLB.com Stats – The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". MiLB.com. Retrieved January 13, 2018.
  9. ^ https://www.royalsreview.com/2019/4/4/18291179/rosters-royals-minor-leagues-wilmington-omaha

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