Full name is Andres Eduardo Machado…resides in Moron, Carabobo, Venezuela, with wife, Emanuela and children, Alhan and Emiliano.
Named Omaha (AAA) Pitcher of the Year, making a team-high 44 appearances, which ranked 19th in the Pacifice Coast League...Pitched to a 2.70 ERA (15 ER in 50.0 IP), going 1-2 with a save and a .211 opponents' average (39-for-185) in the first half of the season…compared to a 3.28 ERA (9 ER in 24.2 IP) in the second half...Held leadoff men to a .172 average (11-for-64)...Collected victories on May 27 vs. Oklahoma City (6-5), July 31 at Tacoma (14-11) and Aug. 11 vs. Las Vegas (4-3 in 10 innings)...Recorded a season-high five strikeouts over 3.1 innings on May 9 vs. Round Rock.
Opened the year at Omaha (AAA), but was sent to Northwest Arkansas (AA) on May 12 and finished the season with the Naturals…recalled by the Royals on July 28 to serve as the 26th man for the day-night doubleheader with the Yankees, but did not pitch in either game ... Posted a 2-1 record with nine saves in 10 opportunities and a 2.15 ERA (7 ER in 29.1 IP) out of the bullpen, compared to a 0-6 mark and a 7.38 ERA (44 ER in 53.2 IP) in his 12 starts ... Six of his seven appearances with Omaha were as a starter…after making six starts at Northwest Arkansas, pitched the remainder of the season out of the bullpen ... Tied for sixth in the Texas League with his nine saves, eight of which came in a 12-appearance span (July 19- Aug. 25) ... Did not allow an earned run (1 UER) over his last 16 appearances (July 17-end of season), spanning 18.0 innings…held the opposition to a .153 batting average (10-for-65) in that span.
Selected from Omaha on Sept. 1 and made his Major League debut on Sept. 2 at Minnesota, allowing six runs on four hits and three walks in 0.2 inning ... Made his final appearance of the season on Sept. 5 at Detroit, allowing three runs on six hits in 3.0 innings of relief ... Spent most of the season in the minors, going 8-9 with a 4.54 ERA (56 ER in 111.0 IP) in 29 appearances (16 starts) between Wilmington (A+), Northwest Arkansas (AA) and Omaha (AAA) ... Pitched in Wilmington through mid-July-his first experience above rookie ball-going 6-7 with two saves and a 5.03 ERA (41 ER in 73.1 IP) in 21 appearances (nine starts) ... Recorded 14 strikeouts in 7.0 innings on July 1 vs. Salem in an 8-3 win ... Promoted to Omaha on July 23 and made seven of his next eight appearances there (one relief outing with Northwest Arkansas), going 2-2 with a 3.58 ERA (15 ER in 37.2 IP) ... Recorded 10 strikeouts in 6.2 innings on Aug. 22 in a 2-1 loss at Round Rock.
Made 13 starts with Idaho Falls (Rookie) in 2016, going 2-4 with a 3.99 ERA (26 ER in 58.2 IP) over the final three months of the season…didn't make his season debut until June 20 following recovery from Tommy John surgery ... In 2016, ranked third in the Pioneer League in strikeouts (64) and tied for sixth in starts ... Named Pioneer League Pitcher of the Week for the week of July 24, after allowing one hit over 5.0 scoreless innings in a 7-0 triumph over Missoula…also tossed 6.0 scoreless, one-hit innings on Aug. 28 vs. Ogden, but took a nodecision in a 2-1 Chukars victory.
Missed the entire 2015 season due to Tommy John surgery.
Led the Appalachian League (Rookie) in losses (8) in 2013, while pitching for Burlington.