Nick Tropeano, Starting Pitcher, Los Angeles Angels, #35
Date of Birth: 8/27/1990
Birthplace: West Islip, New York
College: Stony Brook University
Nick Tropeano, starting pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels, was a top player at Stony Brook University when he was drafted by the Houston Astros in 2011. After four years in the Astros' minor league system, he was traded to the Angels on November 5, 2014.
Tropeano pitched in the minor leagues from 2011 through most of 2015. He finished with a 3.49 ERA, a 34-31 win-loss record, and 581 strikeouts to 177 walks in 564.2 innings in 108 games.
Tropeano pitched 21.2 innings in four games with the Astros in 2014. Last year, he pitched 37.2 innings in eight games with the Angels.
Tropeano spent time on the DL in 2016, limiting his playing time to 13 games with the Angels. He finished the season with a 3.56 ERA, 3 wins to 2 losses, and 68 strikeouts to 31 walks in 68.1 innings.
Career pitching statistics for Tropeano through 2016 include:
- 25 games played
- 127.2 innings pitched
- 7-7 win-loss record
- 119 strikeouts to 50 walks
- 3.81 ERA