Greg Mahle

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Greg Mahle
Greg Mahle pitching Spring Training 2017
Mahle during 2017 Spring Training
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Pitcher
Born: (1993-04-17) April 17, 1993 (age 25)
Westminster, California
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
April 13, 2016, for the Los Angeles Angels
MLB statistics
Win–loss record1-0
Earned run average5.40
Strikeouts14
WHIP1.80
Teams

Gregory Norman Mahle (born April 17, 1993) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Los Angeles Angels organization. He attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he played college baseball for the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos team.

Mahle was named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American after his 2012 collegiate season. The Angels selected him with the 449 pick in the 2014 Major League Baseball draft.[1]

Amateur career[edit]

High School[edit]

Mahle attended Westminster High School in Westminster, California. Playing for the school's varsity baseball for his last three years of high school as a two-way player, on varsity he recorded a .372 batting average, 73 hits and 3 career home runs, while winning 13 games on the mound, recording a 1.21 earned run average and 122 career strikeouts.[2]

College career[edit]

As a freshman at UC Santa Barbara in 2012, Mahle pitched ​46 13 innings for a 3-4 win-loss record and a 3.88 earned run average (ERA). At the plate, Mahle recorded a .347 batting average with 66 total hits, which helped him earn a spot on the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American Team along with 2nd Team All Big West.[1]

As a Sophomore in 2013, he pitched 61 innings recording a 7-5 record with two saves and a 4.28 ERA,[3] helping the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos get to a regional for the first time since 2001.[4]

As a Junior in 2014, Mahle pitched 70 innings earning a 6-5 win–loss record with one save and a 2.70 ERA. As a hitter, he recorded a .345 batting average while suffering only two strikeouts the entire season.[5]

Professional career[edit]

Mahle was drafted in the 15th round, with the 449th pick, of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft.[6] Shortly after signing, he began his professional career with the Orem Owlz of the Rookie Pioneer League where he did not allow a run in eight innings.[7] Mahle was then promoted to the Burlington Bees which are in the Class-A(Low-A) Midwest League, where he recorded a 3.38 ERA while allowing only 20 hits in 20 innings pitched.[8] He was outrighted to AAA on May 3, 2017.

Personal[edit]

Mahle's brother Tyler Mahle, plays for the Cincinnati Reds.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Greg Mahle UCSB Profile". Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Greg Mahle's Baseball Stats". Maxpreps. Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  3. ^ "UC Santa Barbara 2012-13 Baseball Roster". Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Gauchos Head to Corvallis for First Postseason Action Since 2001". Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  5. ^ "UC Santa Barbara 2013-14 Baseball Roster". Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  6. ^ "Baseball reference". Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  7. ^ "MiLB". Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  8. ^ "Greg Mahle's MiLB Stats". MiLB. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  9. ^ "MiLB". Retrieved 19 November 2014.

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