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Josh Spence

Josh Spence 35 P

New Orleans Zephyrs

  • Status: Released
  • Full Name: Joshua Patrick William Spence
  • Age: 26 (January 22, 1988)
  • Birthplace: Grovedale, Victoria, Australia
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 195
  • Draft: Round 9 (2010, SD)
  • MLB Debut: 06/24/2011
  • School: Arizona State
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Josh Spence Career Stats

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Josh Spence Awards and Honors

Josh Spence  35 P

  • Full Name: Joshua Patrick William Spence
  • Born: January 22, 1988
  • Age: 26
  • Birthplace: Grovedale, Victoria, Australia
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 195
  • Draft: Round 9 (2010, SD)
  • School: Arizona State
  • MLB Debut: 06/24/2011

Claimed off waivers by the New York Yankees on Nov. 6, 2012. ... Selected by the San Diego Padres in the ninth round of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft out of Arizona State University. ... Became the second player selected in the 2010 Draft to reach the Major Leagues when he debuted in June 2011, behind only Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox. ... Selected by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the third round of the 2009 Draft but did not sign. ... Selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 25th round of the 2008 Draft but did not sign. ... Attended Central Arizona College and was a two-time Arizona Community College Athletic Conference Player of the Year and a two-time All-American. ... Transferred to Arizona State in 2009 and was named National Newcomer of the Year by rivals.com. ... Was named third team All-American by Baseball America and Collegiate Baseball and first team All-Pac-10 Conference. ... Won Australia's Golden Arm Award in 2007.