John Fulboam Brebbia was born on May 30, 1990, he is a 30-year-old Major League Baseball pitcher who currently pitches for the San Francisco Giants (MLB). Elon University was his collegiate baseball team.
Brebbia was drafted in the 30th round of the 2011 MLB draft by the New York Yankees. In 2017, he made his MLB debut for the St. Louis Cardinals, where he remained until 2019. In 2020, he got Tommy John surgery.
Brebbia was picked as the 929th selection in the 30th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft by the New York Yankees. He signed with the Staten Island Yankees of the Class A-Short Season New York-Penn League and made his professional debut the same season, going 0–1 with a 0.00 ERA in eight innings.
He pitched in 29 bullpen appearances with the Charleston RiverDogs of the Class A South Atlantic League, posting a 3–1 record with two saves and a 2.96 ERA in 21+23 innings.
Furthermore, he pitched in the bullpen for the Charleston Pirates and the Tampa Yankees of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League in 2013, going 0–5 with one save and a 4.06 ERA in 68+23 innings.
Brebbia throws a mid-90s fastball, an 80 mph slider, and a change up on occasion. Brebbia and his wife, Amanda, had their first child in June of this year. They are residents of Smyrna, Georgia.