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April 29, 1985 |
Austin M. Bibens-Dirkx (born baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization. He was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 16th round of the 2006 Major League Baseball draft. He attended Chemeketa Community College and later the University of Portland.April 29, 1985) is an American professional
He began his professional season in 2006, splitting time between the Short-Season Everett AquaSox, the Class-A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers and the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers. He went a combined 2-2 with a 1.64 ERA and five saves in 38 1⁄3 innings pitched.
Bibens-Dirkx split the 2008 season between the High Desert Mavericks and the Rookie-Level Peoria Mariners. He was placed on the disabled list twice and made rehab starts in Peoria. He went a combined 3-1 with a 7.06 ERA in 38 games.
In 2009 Bibens-Dirkx played for the Victoria Seals of the Golden Baseball League before the Chicago Cubs purchased his contract. He was then assigned to the Class-A Peoria Chiefs. Bibens-Dirkx finished the season with a 7-2 record with a 2.04 ERA, 50 strikeouts and one save in 12 games, eight starts.
In January 2012, Bibens-Dirkx signed a minor league deal with the Washington Nationals that included an invitation to Spring Training. He pitched for the Double-A Harrisburg Senators, and Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs in 2013.
He pitched for the Triple-A Colorado Springs Sky Sox in 2013.
Toronto Blue Jays
On June 14, 2016, Bibens-Dirkx signed a minor league deal with the Texas Rangers.
Bibens-Dirkx signed another minor league contract with the Rangers on December 16, 2016.
- Seals Sell Contract of RHP Austin Bibens-Dirkx to the Chicago Cubs
- Chiefs Add Former Wisconsin Pitcher Austin Bibens-Dirkx
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