A.J. Achter

A.J. Achter

  • P
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 5"/205
  • Age: 27

A.J. Achter Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
0-1 6.75 13.1 14 1.35

A.J. Achter MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
1-1 5.18 24.1 19 1.44

A.J. Achter Bio

  • Full Name: Adam Joseph Achter
  • Pronunciation: OCK-ter
  • Born: 8/27/1988 in Toledo, OH
  • Draft: 2010, Minnesota Twins, 46th rd. (1395th overall)
  • College: Michigan State
  • Debut: September 3, 2014
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2015 Stats 0 1 6.75 11 0 0 13.1 14 1.35
MLB Career Stats 1 1 5.18 18 0 0 24.1 19 1.44
  • Status: Non-Roster Invitee

A.J. Achter Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Angels AL 123 Four-seam FB 90.66 91.12 2382.00 6.58 91.81
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.90 92.54 2213.00 6.16 89.87
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2015
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December 23, 2015 at 4:12 PM ET

Angels make several roster moves

The Angels on Wednesday claimed switch-hitting middle infielder Rey Navarro off waivers from the Orioles.

December 17, 2015 at 6:37 PM ET

Angels claim Achter off waivers

The Angels claimed right-hander A.J. Achter off waivers from the Phillies on Thursday.

Awards

A.J. Achter Awards

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Rochester INT
2015 Rochester INT

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 New Britain EAS

MID Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Beloit MID

A.J. Achter Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
February 2, 2016 Los Angeles Angels invited non-roster RHP A.J. Achter to spring training.
December 23, 2015 Los Angeles Angels sent A.J. Achter outright to Salt Lake Bees.
December 17, 2015 Los Angeles Angels claimed RHP A.J. Achter off waivers from Philadelphia Phillies.
December 12, 2015 Philadelphia Phillies designated RHP A.J. Achter for assignment.
November 20, 2015 Philadelphia Phillies claimed RHP A.J. Achter off waivers from Minnesota Twins.
September 1, 2015 Minnesota Twins recalled RHP A.J. Achter from Rochester Red Wings.
August 22, 2015 Minnesota Twins optioned RHP A.J. Achter to Rochester Red Wings.
August 7, 2015 Minnesota Twins recalled A.J. Achter from Rochester Red Wings.
March 24, 2015 Minnesota Twins optioned RHP A.J. Achter to Rochester Red Wings.
September 2, 2014 Minnesota Twins selected the contract of A.J. Achter from Rochester Red Wings.
April 12, 2014 RHP A.J. Achter assigned to Rochester Red Wings from New Britain Rock Cats.
April 2, 2014 RHP A.J. Achter assigned to New Britain Rock Cats from Rochester Red Wings.
July 6, 2013 RHP A.J. Achter assigned to Rochester Red Wings from New Britain Rock Cats.
July 3, 2013 A.J. Achter assigned to New Britain Rock Cats from Rochester Red Wings.
June 30, 2013 A.J. Achter assigned to Rochester Red Wings from New Britain Rock Cats.
April 3, 2013 A.J. Achter assigned to New Britain Rock Cats from Fort Myers Miracle.
June 26, 2012 A.J. Achter assigned to Fort Myers Miracle from Beloit Snappers.
May 24, 2011 A.J. Achter assigned to Beloit Snappers from Elizabethton Twins.
August 23, 2010 A.J. Achter assigned to Elizabethton Twins from Minnesota Twins.
August 22, 2010 Minnesota Twins signed RHP A.J. Achter.

Adam Joseph Achter Bio Info

Adam Joseph Achter (pronounced OCK-ter)...2007 graduate of Clay High School in Oregon, Ohio...Attended Michigan State University from 2008-10, going 8-13, 4.29 ERA (214.0 IP, 102 ER) with 119 walks, 148 strikeouts and two complete games in 39 career games (36 starts)...Pitched for the Lake Erie Monarchs of the Great Lakes Collegiate Summer League in 2008...In high school, named Clay's 2007 Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year...rated No. 5 high school prospect in Ohio by Baseball America...Lettered in baseball three times, serving as team captain during junior and senior years...Earned three varsity letters in both football and basketball...Earned second-team all-league honors after setting school record for touchdown receptions...Named second-team All-League in basketball, and holds single-game scoring record with 39 points.

2014

Began season with Double-A New Britain and appeared in three games before being promoted to Triple-A Rochester April 12...Posted 13.2-scoreless innings streak May 20-June 14 for Rochester...Went 2-3, 1.74 ERA (46.2 IP, 9 ER) with four saves, 14 walks and 42 strikeouts in 26 games for the Red Wings pre-All-Star break...Named to International League All-Star team, allowing one run on two hits (1 home run) in 0.0 innings...Held left-handed hitters to a .144 (16-for-111) batting average with just four extra-base hits (0 home runs) for Rochester...Ranked second in International League in batting-average-against (.176) and baserunners-per-9.0 innings pitched (8.75)...Contract selected by Minnesota September 2...Made major league debut September 3 vs. Chicago-AL, tossing a scoreless ninth inning...Recorded first major league strikeout September 7 vs. Los Angeles-AL, fanning Chris Iannetta...Earned first major league win September 26 at Detroit, allowing one run on two hits in 2.0 innings pitched...Combined to go 5-4, 2.31 ERA (89.2 IP, 23 ER) with 28 walks and 85 strikeouts at all three levels combined.