Andrew Chafin, Relief Pitcher, Arizona Diamondbacks, #40
Date of Birth: 6/17/1990
Birthplace: Kettering, Ohio
College: Kent State University
Andrew Chafin, relief pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks, was a top player at Kent State University. In 2009, he had a 1.26 ERA and he was named the Mid-American Conference Freshman of the Year. The following year he had Tommy John surgery. After recovering from his surgery, he was drafted by the Diamondbacks in 2011.
Chafin pitched in the Diamondbacks' minor league system from 2011 through most of 2014. In 429.1 innings in 85 games, he had a 28-21 win-loss record, 386 strikeouts to 182 walks, and a 3.98 ERA.
Chafin joined the Diamondbacks for three games in 2014. In 14.0 innings, he had a 3.86 ERA. He pitched full-time from the Diamondbacks' bullpen in 2015, finishing with a 5-1 record, 2 saves, 58 strikeouts to 30 walks, and a 2.76 ERA in 75.0 innings in 66 games.
In 2016, Chafin had a 6.75 ERA in 32 games with the Diamondbacks. He finished the season with no wins to 1 loss and 28 strikeouts to 11 walks in 22.2 innings.
Career pitching statistics for Chafin through 2016 include:
- 101 games played
- 111.2 innings pitched
- 5-3 win-loss record
- 2 saves
- 96 strikeouts to 49 walks
- 3.71 ERA