Teddy Stankiewicz

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Theodore J. Stankiewicz

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 4", Weight 215 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Teddy Stankiewicz pitched as high as AAA. He is not related to former major leaguer Andy Stankiewicz.

Teddy was the New York Mets' 2nd-round pick in the 2012 amateur draft out of high school, their 4th pick (#3 was Matt Reynolds, #5 Matt Koch). Though he was the 75th overall selection, he did not sign, opting for college. He was 4-5 with a 2.52 ERA in junior college, striking out 70 in 60 2/3 IP. [1] The Boston Red Sox took him in the second round of the 2013 amateur draft, the #45 overall selection, between Trevor Williams and Cody Reed. He signed for a $915,000 bonus. The scout was Chris Mears. [2]

He had a 2.29 ERA in nine games for the '13 Lowell Spinners. In 2014, he was 11-8 with a 3.72 ERA for the Greenville Drive. Baseball America rated him as Boston's #20 prospect. [3] He tied John Gant for 4th in the South Atlantic League in wins and was 4th in the Boston chain. He fell to 5-11, 4.01 for the 2015 Salem Red Sox. He tied Jakob Junis and Luis Gonzalez for 5th in the Carolina League in losses, finishing 4th in the Red Sox system. He was named the league's Pitcher of the Week twice and was again ranked the Red Sox' 20th-best prospect. [4]

Moving up to the Portland Sea Dogs in 2016, he was 5-9 with a 4.71 ERA. He repeated Portland in 2017 with a 5-6, 5.03 record. He was 8-13 with a 4.67 ERA for the '18 Sea Dogs and pitched briefly for the Pawtucket Red Sox (0-1, 6 R in 2 IP). He led the Eastern League in losses (one ahead of Jesus Tinoco) and IP (148 1/3 IP) and also led Red Sox farmhands in losses. He was 0-1 for the Mesa Solar Sox of the Arizona Fall League, giving up three runs in two innings. He was sharper with Pawtucket in 2019 (6-7, 3.85). He was third in the 2019 International League in ERA, behind Bryse Wilson and Odrisamer Despaigne. [5] That winter, he pitched for both the Dominican Winter League's Leones del Escogido (1-0, 1.69 in 3 G) and the Mexican Pacific League's Algodoneros de Guasave (2-2, 2.27 in 6 G).

The Texan native moved to the Chinese Professional Baseball League for 2020, starring for the Uni-President Lions (6-0, 3.81). He battled Ariel Miranda in Game 3 of the 2020 Taiwan Series then beat Miranda in Game 7 as the Lions beat the Series. [6] He was superb to start 2021 with the Lions (6-1, 1.07) then was let go so he could play for Mexico in the Tokyo Olympics. [7] He was Mexican on his mother's side. [8]