Former OSU, Putnam City pitcher Andrew Heaney to make MLB debut Thursday

staff reports Published: June 16, 2014
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photo - Former Oklahoma State pitcher Andrew Heaney gets his first start in Major League Baseball on Thursday against the New York Mets. Photo by John Clanton, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD
Former Oklahoma State pitcher Andrew Heaney gets his first start in Major League Baseball on Thursday against the New York Mets. Photo by John Clanton, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD

Former Oklahoma State and Putnam City High School pitcher Andrew Heaney will make his Major League Baseball debut for the Miami Marlins against the New York Mets in Miami on Thursday.

 

 

Heaney, the ninth overall pick in the 2012 MLB Draft, has started the season well for the Marlins' minor league affiliates in 2014. The 23-year-old left-hander is 7-2 with a 2.47 earned run average and 69 strikeouts in 76 2/3 innings between Double-A Jacksonville and Triple-A New Orleans.

Heaney is currently the top-ranked prospect in the Marlins' minor-league system according to Baseball America.

 

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