Career Highlights: Second season of professional baseball and second overall with the Wingnuts…signed by Wingnuts on 6/19/13…1-0 career record with two saves and a 4.10 in 25 appearances, all in relief…eight games finished in career…37.1 career IP, allowing 34 hits, 17 walks, and two home runs…32 career strikeouts…played at Virginia Tech University…2-3 with a 5.68 ERA in 16 games, eight as a starter during senior season in 2012…struck out 52 and walked 22 in 58.2 IP…enrolled in graduate program, majoring in Business Administration…also played at Babson College…17-4 for the Beavers from 2008-2011 with a 2.73 ERA in 26 starts and three relief appearances…struck out 157 in 178.0 IP…missed 2010 season due to injury…ranks second all-time at Babson in wins and third in strikeouts in just three seasons played…earned First Team All-Conference honors in 2008, 2009, and 2011…pitched in the Cape Cod League in 2011 for the Falmouth Commodores, posting a 2.46 ERA in seven starts and one relief appearance with 34 strikeouts in 36.2 IP…played at Norwell High School in Norwell, MA where he also lettered in golf…full name is Andrew Mendel Aizenstadt…works as a waiter at a country club during the offseason…enjoys fishing and movies
Lakewood (South Atlantic/A): 0-0 with an 8.38 ERA for the Blue Claws in seven games, all in relief…finished one game…9.2 IP, allowing nine hits, 11 walks, and one home run…struck out seven…pitched 2.0 shutout relief innings with two strikeouts on 4/12 at Greensboro
Clearwater (Florida State/A+): Made one relief appearance for the Threshers, allowing zero runs, one hit, one walk, and zero home runs…struck out three…struck out three in 1.0 shutout relief inning on 9/2 at Dunedin…struck out two in 2.0 shutout relief innings on 4/12 at Greensboro…pitched 1.0 scoreless relief inning on 4/19 vs. Savannah…pitched 1.1 shutout relief innings with one strikeout on 4/29 at Asheville
Williamsport (New York-Penn/A-): 0-0 with two saves and a 1.46 ERA for the Crosscutters in seven games, all in relief…finished five games…12.1 IP, allowing six hits, three walks, and zero home runs…struck out 15…did not allow a run in six of seven relief appearances…struck out three in 2.0 shutout relief innings on 7/29 at Hudson Valley…worked 3.0 shutout relief innings with three strikeouts on 8/3 vs. Aberdeen…earned first career save on 8/7 at Mahoning Valley, striking out four in 3.1 shutout relief innings…struck out two in 1.0 scoreless relief inning on 8/12 at Batavia…pitched 1.0 perfect relief inning to pick up save on 8/19 vs. State College
Wichita (American Association/Ind.): 1-0 with a 3.77 ERA for the Wingnuts in 10 games, all in relief…finished two games…14.1 IP, allowing 18 hits, two walks, and one home run…struck out seven…made professional debut on 6/22 at Sioux City, throwing 1.0 perfect relief inning with two strikeouts…pitched 2.0 shutout relief innings on 6/20 vs. Winnipeg…struck out two in 2.0 shutout relief innings on 7/5 at Grand Prairie…earned first career win on 7/11 vs. Kansas City, allowing two earned runs in 2.0 relief innings…struck out two in 2.2 shutout relief innings on 7/22 vs. Fargo-Moorhead…pitched 1.2 scoreless relief innings with one strikeout on 7/24 vs. Amarillo
Kevin Hooper on Andrew: ‘Aze’ is a great kid with great stuff. He feels comfortable here and has the ability to really strengthen our bullpen. He is still very young, so hopefully he can pitch the way he did throughout last season and get another chance at affiliated ball.