Jett Bandy, Catcher, Milwaukee Brewers
Date of Birth: 3/26/1990
Birthplace: West Hills, California
College: University of Arizona
Jett Bandy, catcher for the Milwaukee Brewers, was first drafted in 2008 by the Los Angeles Dodgers but he opted instead to attend the University of Arizona. Three years later, he signed with the Los Angeles Angels.
Bandy played in the Angels minor league system from 2011 through 2015. He batted .265 with 364 hits, 91 doubles, 206 RBIs, and 239 strikeouts to 93 walks in 402 games. Defensively he played 367 games as a catcher and he made 309 assists, 2,655 putouts, and 28 errors. He had a .991 fielding percentage.
In 2016, Bandy played in 70 games with the Angels. He finished the season with 49 hits and a .234 batting average. Defensively, as a catcher in 68 games, he made 39 assists, 412 putouts, and 3 errors. He had a .993 fielding percentage and he caught players trying to steal 39.6% of the time.
Bandy was traded to the Brewers on December 13, 2016.