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Cody Anderson (baseball)

Cody Anderson
Cleveland Indians – No. 70
Born: (1990-09-14) September 14, 1990 (age 25)
Quincy, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Cody A. Anderson (born September 14, 1990) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Cleveland Indians organization.


Anderson attended Feather River College, where he was an outfielder and relief pitcher.[1] He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 17th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft, but did not sign and returned to college.[2] He was then drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 14th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft and signed.[3] The Indians then converted him into a starting pitcher.[4] He made his professional debut with the Mahoning Valley Scrappers that season.

Anderson pitched the 2012 season for the Lake County Captains. He finished the season 4-7 with a 3.20 earned run average (ERA) with 72 strikeouts in 98 13 innings pitched over 24 games. Anderson started the 2013 season with the Carolina Mudcats and ended the season with the Akron Aeros. He finished the year with a 2.65 ERA with 122 strikeouts over 136 innings in 26 starts. For his play he won the Bob Feller Award as the Indians best minor league pitcher, and was the Carolina League's Pitcher of the Year.[5][6][7] After the 2014 season, the Indians added Anderrson to their 40-man roster.[8]


  1. "How Cody Anderson went from a community college outfielder to one of the Indians' top pitching prospects". Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  2. "Cody Anderson gets drafted". Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  3. "Indians: Cody Anderson on rise in minor-league system; scheduled to appear at Captains event". Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  4. "Anderson ready to repay Tribe's faith in him". Cleveland Indians. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  5. "Indians Announce Minor League Player of the Year Award Winners". Cleveland Indians. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  6. "Cleveland Indians name Joe Wendle, Cody Anderson minor league players of the year". Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  7. "Anderson Named CL Pitcher of the Year". Carolina Mudcats. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  8. Fox Sports. "Indians fill out 40-man roster". FOX Sports. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 

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