Sam Selman

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Sam Selman
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Selman with the Omaha Storm Chasers in 2014
San Francisco Giants – No. 67
Born: (1990-11-14) November 14, 1990 (age 28)
Austin, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Left
MLB debut
August 1, 2019, for the San Francisco Giants
MLB statistics
(through September 17, 2019)
Win–loss record0–0
Earned run average7.11

Samuel Ayres Selman (born November 14, 1990) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball (MLB).


Kansas City Royals[edit]

Selman attended St. Andrew's Episcopal School in Austin, Texas.[1] He was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 14th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft, but did not sign and played college baseball at Vanderbilt University.[2] He was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the second round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft.[3][4]

Selman pitched in the Royals organization from 2012 through the 2018 season. During his time with them, he played for the AZL Royals, Idaho Falls Chukars, Wilmington Blue Rocks, Northwest Arkansas Naturals, and Omaha Storm Chasers[5]

San Francisco Giants[edit]

In February 2019, he signed a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants.[6] On August 1, 2019, the Giants selected Selman's contract and promoted him to the major leagues.[7] He made his major league debut that day versus the Philadelphia Phillies, pitching one inning in relief.[8]


  1. ^ St. Andrew’s Episcopal School (August 31, 2017). "Sam Selman '09". Retrieved August 1, 2019.
  2. ^ "Royals sign second-round pick Sam Selman". June 14, 2012. Retrieved August 1, 2019.
  3. ^ Pete Grathoff (August 27, 2013). "Selman has no regrets about being pulled from no-hitter". The Kansas City Star. Retrieved August 1, 2019.
  4. ^ Pete Grathoff (January 31, 2013). "Royals' minor leaguer earns degree in difficulty". The Wichita Eagle. Retrieved August 1, 2019.
  5. ^ "Sam Selman Player Page". Retrieved August 1, 2019.
  6. ^ Mark W. Sanchez (June 28, 2019). "'Unbelievable': Giants' minor league strikeout machine is on their radar". KNBR. Retrieved August 1, 2019.
  7. ^ Kerry Crowley (July 31, 2019). "Giants bringing armada of pitchers to Philadelphia in preparation for possible trades". The Mercury News. Retrieved August 1, 2019.
  8. ^ Andrew Baggarly (August 1, 2019). "Extra Baggs: Sam Selman's long road". The Athletic. Retrieved August 2, 2019.

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