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Mark Appel

22-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 was much better in his second start Thursday for High-A Lancaster, allowing two runs on three hits and a walk with six strikeouts over five innings against Lake Elsinore.

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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 3 3 0 10.2 11 6 2 11 3 0 0 0 0 0 5.06 1.37
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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 .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 3 3 10.2 9.71 2.65 3.67 1.76 66.7% 5.06 4.47 .336
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Mark Appel: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Appel struggled Sunday in his debut for High-A Lancaster, allowing two runs (one earned) on three hits and two walks with one strikeout over 2.2 innings against Lake Elsinore.

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Appel will start the season at High-A Lancaster.

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Appel struck out three and allowed two hits over three shutout innings Sunday in Houston's exhibition finale against Rojos del Aguila de Veracruz of the Mexican League.

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Appel (appendix) returned to make his first and only Grapefruit League appearance on Wednesday, allowing one hit and striking out two in a scoreless inning of work against the Mets.

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Appel (appendix) was reassigned to Astros minor league camp on Thursday.

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Appel (appendectomy) could pitch in a game Friday, but it may be a minor league game, Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Appel (appendix) is getting close to being able to throwing off a mound, the Astros' official site reports.

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Appel (appendectomy) is expected to be ready to pitch in Grapefruit League games by mid-March, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Appel (appendectomy) threw another bullpen session Wednesday.

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