Andrew Jeffrey Schugel (pronounced "SHOOghoul")...Is a 2007 graduate of Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch, CO...Was selected by San Diego in the 33rd round of the 2007 First-Year Player Draft, but did not sign... Attended Central Arizona College...Was named 2010 NJCAA All-Region 1 and to the 2010 ACCAC All-Conference Team as an infielder.
Began season with Triple-A Indianapolis, where he went 3-1 with a 4.20 ERA (30.2ip/14er) in his first 21 games thru 6/5...Was recalled by Pittsburgh on 6/10 and spent four days in the big leagues, but did not appear in a game...Returned to Indianapolis on 6/14 and made five Triple-A appearances (6.2ip/3er) thru 7/3...Was recalled by Pittsburgh on 7/8... Made his season debut with the Pirates on 7/9 at Chicago and pitched a season-high 3.0 innings while picking up the victory... Was charged with a run six times in his 32 appearances with Pittsburgh...Posted a 0.00 ERA in 17 games at PNC Park (15.2ip/1r/0er)...Was scored upon just four times in his final 27 outings (24.0ip/5er - 1.87 ERA), dating back to 7/25...Went 0-for-1 with a walk as a batter; received the base on balls on 8/20.
Began season with Triple-A Indianapolis and made season debut in game two of a doubleheader on 4/10 at Columbus (1.0ip/0r)...Was selected by Pittsburgh on 4/13 and pitched 2.1 scoreless innings that night vs. Detroit...Was charged with one earned run in his first four appearances (6.1ip) thru 4/20 before giving up a season-high five runs (four earned) in 1.1ip on 4/23 at Arizona... Pitched 2.1 scoreless innings and picked up his first Major League save in front of friends and family members on 4/25 at Colorado...Tossed 3.0 scoreless innings on 5/3 vs. Chicago (NL)...Made four straight scoreless outings (6.1ip) between 4/25 and 5/3...Suffered first Major League loss after surrendering a walkoff home run to Matt Carpenter on 5/7 at St. Louis...Posted a 4.96 ERA (16.1ip/10r/9er) in his first 11 games with the Pirates thru 5/14...Was optioned to Indianapolis on 5/15...Appeared in two Triple-A games (2.2ip/0h/0r) before being recalled again on 5/24 when Ryan Vogelsong went on the D.L...Recorded his first Major League win on 5/26 vs. Arizona...Pitched 2.2 innings and suffered walkoff loss on 6/2 at Miami; also struck out in his second plate appearance of the campaign...Pitched a career-high 4.0 innings and struck out a careerhigh four batters on 6/10 vs. St. Louis (no runs); relieved Gerrit Cole, who left the game in the third inning due to an injury...Also had a sac bunt as a batter on 6/10...Made eight straight scoreless appearances with the Pirates (8.2ip) between 6/23 and 7/8...Picked up second big league victory on 7/6 at St. Louis..Was optioned to Indianapolis on 7/23, but recalled the following day when Tyler Glasnow went on the D.L...Struck out two of the three battes he faced on 7/26 vs. Seattle...Was optioned to Indianapolis on 7/29...Suffered losses on 7/31 vs. Norfolk (0.2ip/3er) and 8/7 vs. Toledo (0.2ip/5er)...Made six straight scoreless appearances from 8/11-24 (9.2ip)...Won his lone decision with Indianapolis on 8/19 at Louisville...Was recalled by the Pirates on 8/28..Made his final big league appearance on 8/30 at Chicago and tossed 2.0 scoreless innings...Missed the final month due to right arm discomfort; was placed on the 60-day disabled list on 9/23...Was reinstated on 11/4.
Spent entire season in the Arizona organization...Began season with Triple-A Reno...Did not make an appearance with the Aces before being recalled by the Diamondbacks on 4/12...Made his Major League debut that day vs. Los Angeles (NL) and gave up two runs in 3.0 innings of relief...Was optioned back to Reno on 4/15...Went 1-4 with a 12.66 ERA (21.1ip/31r/30er) in five Triple-A starts thru 5/10...Was sent to Double-A Mobile, where he made his first start on 5/15 at Mississippi...Went 3-0 with a 1.78 ERA (35.1ip/8r/7er) in five starts with the BayBears from 5/20 thru 6/17...Pitched 7.0 scoreless innings in a no-decision on 6/17 at Pensacola... Retired the first 17 batters he faced and took a perfect game into the sixth inning of his start on 7/3 at Jackson...Won each of his last four starts with Mobile from 7/7-22...Was charged with two earned runs or less in last seven Double-A starts and in nine of 12 overall with Mobile...Returned to Reno on 7/30 and suffered the loss that night vs. Fresno (2.2ip/6er)...Went 1-3 with a 7.02 ERA (16.2ip/14r/13er) in four Triple-A starts between 7/30 and 8/25...Was recalled by Arizona on 8/30 and finished season in Arizona bullpen...Pitched 3.0 scoreless frames on 9/14 vs. San Diego...Went 9-9 with a 4.84 ERA (115.1ip/62er) in 21 total starts between Mobile and Reno... Was claimed off waivers by Seattle on 12/16.
Spent the entire season with Mobile and went 6-4 with a 3.47 ERA (57 ER in 147.2 IP) and 117 strikeouts in 26 starts... Ranked third among D-backs farmhands in ERA (first for full-season pitchers)... Named to the Southern League midseason All-Star Team...Allowed three earned runs or less in 20 of his 26 starts...Went 2-1 with a 2.59 ERA (12 ER in 41.2 IP) and 38 strikeouts in his final eight starts.
Made 19 starts with Triple-A Salt Lake, going 4-6 with a 7.05 ERA (70 ER in 89.1 IP)...Placed on the disabled list on July 8 with a sprained left foot and missed the rest of the season...Acquired from the Angels on Dec. 13 as a PTBNL in the Dec. 10, 3-team trade...Entered the season ranked by Baseball America as the Angels' No. 12 Prospect.
Named to the Texas League mid -and postseason All-Star Teams with Double-A Arkansas, going 6-8 with a 2.89 ERA (45 ER in 140.1 IP) in 27 starts...Led the TL in ERA.
Combined to go 5-5 with 1 save and a 3.03 ERA (37 ER in 110.0 IP) in 29 games (16 starts) with Single-A Cedar Rapids and Single-A Inland Empire.
Went 2-2 with 3 saves and a 3.91 ERA (10 ER in 23.0 IP) in 17 games with Rookie AZL Angels and Rookie Orem.