Andrew Jacob Puk popularly known as AJ PUK is a Major League Baseball pitcher who currently pitches for the Oakland Athletics
He was a member of the Florida Gators baseball team in college. He was born on April 25, 1995, and is currently 27 years old.
Puk went to Cedar Rapids, Iowa’s Washington High School. He was a first baseman and pitcher in baseball, as well as a quarterback in football. He was picked in the 35th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft by the Detroit Tigers, but he did not sign and instead played collegiate baseball at the University of Florida. Puk started seven games and appeared in 19 games as a freshman at Florida.
In 2016, Puk was ranked among the top prospects for the 2016 Major League Baseball draft. He was selected by the Oakland Athletics in the first round of the sixth overall pick of the draft. He currently plays ’33’ for the team as a pitcher.
Puk began the 2019 season with Midland and was later promoted to the Class AAA Pacific Coast League’s Las Vegas Aviators. He was later promoted to the major leagues by the Athletics on August 20. On September 5, 2019, Puk recorded his first career win, tossing two innings of relief with one earned run and two strikeouts.