Baseball catcher Andrew Michael Knapp plays for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball (MLB) (MLB). The Philadelphia Phillies selected Knapp in the second round of the 2013 MLB draft.
When Knapp made his major league debut in 2017, he was the team’s primary backup catcher for five seasons.
He had a.152 batting average for the year. He became a free agent in November 2021 after being outrighted by the Phillies and not being claimed by any other team on waivers.
Roseville, California, is where Andrew Knapp grew up and where he attended high school and college. By the time he was five, he had been to 38 states with his father, Mike, a little league catcher.
At the recommendation of his mother, Andrew began to bat left-handed in order to escape the fate that befell his father.
The Oakland Athletics selected Knapp in the 41st round of the 2010 Major League Baseball draft, but he declined to sign with the team.
While attending the University of California, Berkeley, he played baseball for three seasons, hitting.294 with 14 home runs and 82 RBIs.
He was an all-star in the Cape Cod Baseball League’s Chatham Anglers in 2012, where he played. Knapp was regarded as “heading the second tier of catchers in this year’s class” going into the 2013 MLB Draft.
How Old Is Andrew Knapp?
On November 9, 1991, Andrew Knapp was born in Roseville, California. This year, he will be 31 years old.