Position: P Date of Birth: 03/18/1992 Height: 6' 3" Weight: 220 lbs
Bats: R Throws: R Resides: Melbourne, Australia
Biography: Sam Street, a native of Melbourne, Victoria, was drafted in the 16th round of the 2014 MLB draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates out of the University of Texas-Pan American. Street spent parts of four season in the Pirates system, including opening the 2018 at AA Altoona in the Eastern League. He tossed three innings, allowing no runs in his three games at AA this season. In 2017 he went 4-2 at High A Bradenton in the Florida State League with a 2.74 ERA in 69 innings in 32 games.
This past winter, Street joined Team Australia for their two-game tour and series against the Japanese National Team in Japan. He pitched one scoreless inning of relief at the Nagoya Dome, allowing one hit against the Samurai with a strikeout in a 2-0 loss. Street was joined on the team by former T-Bones and Rockhurst University lefty Josh Tols.
In 2016, the side arm righty made 27 appearances out of the Bradenton bullpen going 3-2 with a 2.26 ERA in 55.2 innings. Street spent 2015 at Low A West Virginia with a 3-1 record in 34 games, all in relief, in 85.2 innings. He opened his pro career in 2014 with the Jamestown Jammers in the New York-Pen League where he was 11 with an 0.98 ERA in 27.2 innings out of the bullpen. Street spent two years at New Mexico Junior College before going to Texas-Pan Am. At the Texas school, he was named the WAC Pitcher of the Year and was one of the final 18 candidates for the National Pitcher of the Year award. Street led the NCAA in complete games and ranked second in wins. He also led the WAC in every major pitching category, becoming the first triple crown winner since 2011. In his final year for the Broncos, he tossed 129 innings with a sparkling 1.81 ERA.