- Bats Right, Throws Right
Andrea Girasole was born in Italy and played in the Italian Serie B and Serie A2. He has also pitched in Australia. He has a Swiss passport as well. He pitched for Switzerland in the 2008 European Championship Qualifiers, tossing one scoreless frame as the Swiss tied Austria for second in the Antwerp pool, behind host Belgium.
Girasole pitched for Switzerland's Bern Cardinals in 2009. For 2010, he signed with Germany's Neuenburg Atomics. On Opening Day, he tossed 2 1/3 shutout innings against the Mainz Athletics in relief of Frenchman Patrick Carlson during a loss. He allowed one hit and one walk.