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Mark Appel

23-Year-Old Pitcher – Houston Astros

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Appel, the No. 1 overall pick of the 2013 MLB draft, pitched at two levels in his first professional season, accumulating 10 starts between short-season Tri-City and Low-A Quad Cities. He was impressi...

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LEAGUE: A+    40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 5"   WT: 225   DOB: 7/15/1991   BORN: Houston, TX   COLLEGE: Stanford   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed with the Astros in June of 2013.

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Appel rebounded Thursday with his second win of the season for High-A Lancaster, permitting only two runs on five hits with no walks and seven strikeouts over six innings against Stockton.

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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2013 21 A TRI 8 2 0 5.0 6 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.60 1.20
2013 21 A QUA 8 8 0 33.0 30 14 2 27 9 3 1 0 0 0 3.82 1.18
2014 22 A+ LAN 12 12 0 44.1 74 48 9 40 11 2 5 0 0 0 9.74 1.93
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2013 21 A TRI 8 2 5.0 10.80 0.00 0.00 0.00 66.7% 3.60 0.80 .426
2013 21 A QUA 8 8 33.0 7.36 2.45 3.00 0.55 67.6% 3.82 3.26 .298
2014 22 A+ LAN 12 12 44.1 8.16 2.24 3.64 1.84 48.7% 9.74 4.79 .435
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Mark Appel: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Appel's next start at High-A Lancaster has been pushed back from Monday to Thursday, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Appel had a cortisone shot in his right wrist during the last few weeks, Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Appel picked up his first win of the season Friday night at High-A Lancaster by holding Lake Elsinore to three runs on five hits over five innings while striking out three and walking one.

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Through six starts for High-A Lancaster, Appel is 0-2 with a 11.94 ERA and 18:6 K:BB over 17.1 innings.

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Appel's right thumb has tendinitis, which received treatment, but will keep him sidelined for about two weeks, Peter Gammons of MLB Network reports.

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Appel is going to be rested a bit before taking the hill again for High-A Lancaster, the Antelope Valley Press's Eric Smith reports. "They just want to give me a little bit of extra rest after my last start," Appel said. "Didn't go as well as we were hoping it would."

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Appel was pounded in his return to the mound for High-A Lancaster on Saturday, giving up 10 runs on 10 hits (including three homers) in just 1.1 innings.

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