Brandon Bingel

#15 BRANDON BINGEL – RHP
Height: 5-10 Weight: 185
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Born: Peabody, Massachusetts
Resides: Peabody, Massachusetts
High School: St. John’s Prep (Danvers, Massachusetts)
College: Bryant University (Smithfield, Rhode Island – “Bulldogs”)
Draft: 22nd – PIT – 2016
Born: 2/2/95 Opening Night Age: 24
Classification: ROOKIE

Career Highlights: Fourth season of professional baseball and second with the Goldeyes…re-signed by the Goldeyes on 1/28/19…originally signed by the Goldeyes on 5/2/18…throws from sidearm angle…career 0-5 record with four saves and a 3.35 ERA in 74 games, all of them in relief…23 career games finished…99.1 career innings pitched, allowing 93 hits, 40 walks, and seven home runs…74 career strikeouts…has held right-handed batters to a .209 average as a professional (220 AB)…has held the opposition to a .248 average with runners in scoring position as a professional (109 AB)…drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 22nd round in 2016…played three seasons of college baseball at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island from 2014-16…served as a two-way player, earning Northeast Conference (NEC) All-Conference honours as a sophomore in 2015, and again as a junior in 2016…combined 15-8 with one save and a 3.84 ERA on the mound in 20 starts and 14 relief appearances…103 strikeouts in 135.1 collegiate innings pitched…at the plate, batted a combined .287 with 16 home runs and 89 RBI in 151 games…majored in Business Administration…played at St. John’s Prep in Danvers, Massachusetts where he also lettered in golf…full name is Brandon Scott Bingel

2018
Winnipeg (American Association/Ind.): 0-1 with a 2.85 ERA for the Goldeyes in 41 games, all of them in relief…finished five games…53.2 innings pitched, allowing 50 hits, 24 walks, and three home runs…struck out 43…did not allow an earned run in 30 of 41 relief appearances…pitched more than 1.0 inning in 17 of 41 relief appearances, including 11 appearances of 2.0 innings or more…posted a 2.31 ERA (35.0 IP) in 17 appearances of more than 1.0 inning…held right-handed batters to a .206 average (131 AB)…held the opposition to a .188 average with runners in scoring position (64 AB)…struck out two and pitched 2.0 shutout relief innings on 5/26 vs. Sioux Falls…worked 2.0 scoreless relief innings with one strikeout on 6/18 vs. Kansas City…pitched 3.0 shutout relief innings on 6/27 vs. Wichita…struck out four and pitched 2.0 scoreless relief innings on 7/10 vs. Sioux Falls…worked 2.0 shutout relief innings and struck out two on 7/31 at Lincoln…posted a 1.13 ERA over final 12 appearances (16.0 IP) from 8/6-9/3…pitched 2.1 scoreless relief innings with one strikeout on 8/8 vs. Cleburne

2017
West Virginia (New York-Penn/A-/Pittsburgh): 0-2 with a 4.88 ERA for the Black Bears in 17 games, all of them in relief…finished 10 games…24.0 innings pitched, allowing 24 hits, seven walks, and three home runs…struck out 15…pitched more than 1.0 inning in seven of 17 relief appearances…struck out two in 1.0 scoreless relief inning on 7/7 vs. Batavia…worked 2.0 scoreless relief innings with one strikeout on 7/19 at Auburn…struck out one in 2.0 scoreless relief innings on 7/30 at Williamsport…pitched 2.0 shutout relief innings and struck out one on 8/3 vs. State College…pitched 2.0 shutout relief innings on 8/8 vs. Brooklyn…struck out one and pitched 2.0 scoreless relief innings on 8/18 vs. State College…worked 2.0 scoreless relief innings and struck out one on 9/3 vs. Williamsport

2016
West Virginia (New York-Penn/A-/Pittsburgh): 0-2 with four saves and a 2.91 ERA for the Black Bears in 16 games, all of them in relief…finished eight games…21.2 innings pitched, allowing 19 hits, nine walks, and one home run…struck out 16…did not allow an earned run in 12 of 16 relief appearances…pitched more than 1.0 inning in seven of 16 relief appearances…earned first career save in professional debut on 6/18 at Mahoning Valley, pitching 1.0 shutout relief inning…struck out three in 2.1 shutout relief innings on 6/26 vs. State College…picked up the save while pitching 1.1 scoreless relief innings with two strikeouts on 7/6 at Aberdeen…struck out one and pitched 2.1 shutout relief innings on 7/11 at Hudson Valley…allowed one earned run in 3.0 relief innings while striking out three on 7/24 vs. Lowell

Rick Forney on Brandon Bingel: Brandon and Tyler (Garkow) provide our roster with two quality rookie arms that have plenty of experience in independent baseball. Brandon was really good for us last year in a long relief role, and I’m hoping he can give us similar production.