BATS: Right, THROWS: Right
HEIGHT: 6′ 3″, WEIGHT: 185 pounds
BORN: March 22, 1994
ACQUIRED: Drafted by the Phillies in the 21st round of the 2012 Draft out of Gelena HS (Reno, NV).
CONTRACT STATUS: On 40-man roster; not eligible for arbitration until after the 2012 season and won’t be eligible for free agency until after the 2024 season.
2018 – $545-thousand
2017 – $535-thousand
2018 SEASON: Rated the 21st best prospect in the Phillies organization by Philly Baseball Insider… Optioned to AAA Lehigh Valley on March 5th.
2017 SEASON: Rated the 29th best prospect in the Phillies organization by Philly Baseball Insider. Opened the season with AA Reading and was promoted directly to Philadelphia on August 1 and optioned back to Reading on August 2… While with Reading, pitched a career-high 7 innings vs Hartford on June 10 and set a career-high with 10 strikeouts vs Bowie on May 8… Promoted to Lehigh Valley on August 22… Made his MLB debut on August 1 vs the LA Angels (1 IP, 1 ER, 2 H, 0 BB, 1 K)
2016 SEASON: Rated the 44th best prospect in the Phillies organization by Philly Baseball Insider… Opened the season on the DL rehabbing from Tommy John surgery… Activated on May 20 and made his season debut with Lakewood on May 22… Posted a 1.93 ERA over his first six starts (32 2/3 IP)… Promoted to Clearwater on July 8… Named the Phillies Minor League Pitcher of the Week for August 15-21… Averaged 10.2 strikeouts per nine innings with Clearwater… On the DL August 7-14 with a right great toe sprain and again from August 29 through the end of the season with a right knee sprain… Added to the Phillies 40-man roster following the season.
2015 SEASON: Rated the 35th best prospect in the Phillies organization by Philly Baseball Insider prior to the season… Underwent Tommy John surgery on April 2nd and missed the entire season.
2014 SEASON: Rated the 32nd best prospect in the Phillies organization by Philly Baseball Insider prior to the season… Went 3-2, 2.43 in his final six starts with Lakewood prior to being placed on the DL (right elbow strain) on June 9th… Made two rehab appearances in the GCL before being shut down for the season in late July.
2013 SEASON: Spent the season with Williamsport and led the team in ERA (2.00), wins (6) and innings pitched (76 1/3)… Allowed three earned runs or fewer in all 15 starts… Twice named the Phillies Minor League Pitcher of the Week (July 29-August 4 and August 26-September 1)… Went 4-1, 1.26 over his final 10 starts… Pitched in the Florida Instructional League.
2012 SEASON: Drafted by the Phillies in the 21st round… Started his pro career in the GCL and went 1-1, 4.76 in two starts and six relief appearances… Pitched in the Florida Instructional League.
PERSONAL NOTES: Enjoys hiking and mountain biking.
DID YOU KNOW?… Anderson struck out none other than Mike Trout in his MLB debut.