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Warwick Anthony Saupold

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 2", Weight 188 lb.

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Warwick Saupold made his minor league debut in 2012.

Saupold pitched for Australia in the 2008 World Junior Championship. He was 3-2 with a 5.52 ERA for the Perth Heat in the 2010-2011 Australian Baseball League. In the 2011-2012 Australian Baseball League, he excelled for the Heat, going 5-3 with a 1.41 ERA. He led the Australian Baseball League in ERA (by .47 over Geoff Brown), tied for second in wins and tied Alessandro Maestri for third in strikeouts (53). He won Pitcher of the Year honors. The Detroit Tigers signed him, with Glenn Williams and Kevin Hooker doing the scouting.

Saupold had a good first summer in the US, pitching 35 games between the West Michigan Whitecaps (2-1, 2 Sv, 2.79, 10 BB, 58 K in 58 IP) and Lakeland Flying Tigers (2-2, 3.77). He then joined the Australian national team for the 2013 World Baseball Classic.

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