Owns a good fastball and very good slider, which can be his go-to pitch when he's on. Doesn't walk a lot of batters, but is also capable of piling up good strikeout totals.
At 6-3, 180 pounds, he will need to fill out his frame in order to gain more stamina for the big-league level. Also, he needs a little more work with his changeup.
Talented left-hander with good upside.
Movements & Injuries
Recalled from New Orleans (AAA).
Optioned to New Orleans (AAA).
Contract purchased from New Orleans (AAA).
Assigned by the Miami Marlins to their minor league camp.
Invited to spring training by the Miami Marlins.
Signed by the Miami Marlins.
Drafted by the Miami Marlins in the 1st round (9th overall) in 2012.
Marlins option Andrew Heaney to AAA NOLA | 07/05/2014 6:23 PM
Marlins optioned LHP Andrew Heaney to Triple-A New Orleans.
Heaney was lit up for five earned runs in just 3 2/3 innings Saturday afternoon in St. Louis, watching his ERA climb to 6.53 ERA. The 23-year-old lefty is a big-time pitching prospect, but he'll head back to the farm to work a little more on his craft. Heaney can be dropped in standard fantasy leagues. He may still be worth stashing in deeper formats.
Heaney gives up five runs in no-decision | 07/05/2014 5:36 PM
Andrew Heaney was tagged for five runs over just 3 2/3 innings in a no-decision against the Cardinals on Saturday.
Heaney gave up five hits in the fourth inning (including back-to-back home runs to Allen Craig and Jhonny Peralta) before being pulled. He walked three and struck out just one batter. The rookie southpaw now owns a 6.53 ERA through four starts in the majors and has allowed at least four runs in each of his last three outings. The home run ball has really hurt him, as he has served up five longballs in just 20 2/3 innings of work. He still has a ton of promise, but those in mixed leagues should consider leaving him inactive until he begins to show improvement.
Heaney struggles again, A's send him to 0-3 | 06/29/2014 4:14 PM
Andrew Heaney fell to 0-3, allowing four runs over six innings in Sunday's loss to the Athletics.
Heaney was mostly strong, blanking the A's over the first five innings. But the A's mounted a two-out rally in the sixth, singling three times in a row to drive in one run before Nate Freiman gave his club the lead with a three-run home run. Overall, Heaney allowed eight hits, walked none, and struck out four. The rookie lefty will carry a 5.29 ERA, a 1.12 WHIP, and a 12/3 K/BB ratio into his next start on the road against the Cardinals.
Heaney struggles in second major league start | 06/24/2014 11:29 PM
Andrew Heaney fell to 0-2 after allowing five runs over five innings in Tuesday's loss to the Phillies.
The Phillies were on top of Heaney early, scoring three times in the first inning and once more in the second. The lefty allowed four hits -- including Marlon Byrd's two-run home run in the first inning -- while walking two and striking out five. A consensus top prospect, Heaney has a 4.91 ERA with a 1.00 WHIP and an 8/3 K/BB ratio over his first two starts. He has a tough task ahead of him, as he will match up against the Athletics at home in his next start.
Heaney outdueled by Wheeler in MLB debut | 06/19/2014 9:51 PM
Andrew Heaney pitched well but took the loss in his major league debut, allowing one run over six innings in Thursday's loss to the Mets.
Heaney had the misfortune of opposing Zack Wheeler on this night, as Wheeler was on top of his game and polished off a complete game shutout. Heaney, one of baseball's top prospects, dominated the competition between Double-A and Triple-A prior to his call-up. The right-hander allowed only four hits and a walk while striking out three. The only mistake came on a first inning solo home run to David Wright. He'll take on the Phillies on the road in his next start.