Andrew Walker Lockett...enjoys fishing and golfing...his favorite band is Metallica and movie is Pulp Fiction ...originally signed by Padres scout Chris Kelly.
Made 10 starts for El Paso (AAA), posting a 5-2 record and a 4.39 ERA (27 ER, 55.1 IP) before being placed on the seven-day disabled list on 6/2 with a lower back strain...Made four starts on a rehab assignment with the AZL Padres 2 (R) and posted a 0-1 record with a 5.40 ERA (6 ER, 10.0 IP) before being activated from the seven-day DL on 9/6...Made two starts for El Paso in the Pacific Coast League playoffs... allowed three earned runs on four hits in 3.0 IP in El Paso's 7-6 comeback victory to clinch the series in the semifinals on 9/8 vs. Reno...earned the win in 5.0 scoreless IP on 9/15 vs. Memphis to give the Chihuahuas their first win in Game 3 of the PCL championship series...Following the season, made six starts for the Peoria Javelinas of the Arizona Fall League, going 2-1 with a 5.40 ERA (15 ER, 25.0 IP)...earned the victory and allowed just one run and three baserunners in 6.0 IP on 11/15 vs. Scottsdale to clinch the West Division and advance to the AFL championship.
Pitched to a combined 10-9 record and a 2.96 ERA (54 ER, 164.0 IP) with 123 strikeouts against 24 walks in 28 appearances, 25 starts, between all four levels of the Padres minor league system in 2016...Went 0-2 with a 4.28 ERA (13 ER, 27.1 IP) through his first five starts in April for Single-A Fort Wayne... over his remaining 23 appearances, 20 starts, with Fort Wayne, Single-A Lake Elsinore, Double-A San Antonio and Triple-A El Paso from May - September, he went 10-7 with a 2.70 ERA (41 ER, 136.2 IP) with 103 strikeouts against 18 walks...Made three total relief appearances, going 2-0 with a 0.64 ERA (1 ER, 14.0 IP) with 14 strikeouts against three walks and limiting opposing hitters to a .184 (9-for-49) average...Made three postseason starts for El Paso during the Chihuahuas' Pacific Coast League title run, pitching to a combined 1-1 record with a 4.86 ERA (9 ER, 16.2 IP) with nine strikeouts against just one walk ...Earned the win in the Chihuahua's first victory of the PCL playoffs on 9/8 vs Tacoma, tossing 6.1 innings of one-run ball, striking out four and walking none in El Paso's 7-1 victory...Started the Triple-A Championship game against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders of the New York Yankees on 9/20...tagged with the loss, allowing three runs on seven hits and two strikeouts while walking none over 5.0 innings in El Paso's 3-1 defeat.
Split the season between Fort Wayne (A), Tri-City (A) and the AZL Padres (R), pitching to a combined 4-4 record with a 4.14 ERA (40 ER, 87.0 IP) with 70 SO against 20 BB...Earned Northwest League Post-Season All-Star honors for Tri-City... went 3-0 in 11 starts with a 2.83 ERA (18 ER, 57.1 IP) with 47 SO against 10 BB...Allowed three earned runs twice for Tri-City...surrendered two earned runs four times and one earned run or less in all five of his other starts.
Split the season between Eugene (A) and Fort Wayne (A), pitching to a combined 0-2 record with a 11.70 ERA (13 ER, 10.0 IP) in five appearances (three starts).
Made three relief appearances for the AZL Padres (R), going 0-0 with a 11.57 ERA (3 ER, 2.1 IP).
Made his professional debut for the AZL Padres (R), going 0-1 with a 4.34 ERA (9 ER, 18.2 IP) in 10 appearances, three starts.