Saturday, March 21, 2015

Get To Know Your Reds: Part 18 - Tony Cingrani

According to Baseball Reference there have been 1,891 different players who got into a major league game as a Cincinnati Red/Red Stocking/Redleg as of the end of the 2014 season. So I threw them all into a randomizer and off we go.

Get To Know... Tony Cingrani

Born: July 5, 1989, Evergreen, Illinois
Drafted: 2011 by the Reds
Debut: 2012 with the Reds
Reds Stats: 3 seasons at SP, 39 games, 29 starts, 173 IP, 3.49 ERA, 190 strikeouts, 9-12 record

Pitched for Rice University.
Spent only a year and a half in the minors before earning a spot on the big league squad as he lead the entire minor leagues in ERA in 2012 (1.73)
One of only 68 pitchers to have struck out 4 batters in one inning.
Will spend 2015 as a relief pitcher for the Reds.

Number of cards: 835
Number of cards as a Red: 835
Number of cards in my collection:  31 (4%. Yeesh. Modern collecting is rough)

Go Reds.

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