Pete Fairbanks is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays of Major League Baseball (MLB). Fairbanks was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the ninth round of the 2015 MLB draft.
He debuted in MLB for the Rangers in 2019.
Fairbanks was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 10th round, with the 258th generally speaking determination, of the 2015 MLB draft.
He spent his presentation period of 2015 with the Spokane Indians of the Class A Short Season Northwest League, going 1-2 with a 3.14 ERA more than 57 innings.
He enjoyed the 2016 season with the Hickory Crawdads of the Class A South Atlantic League, going 4-5 with a 4.88 ERA in 101 innings.
He opened the 2017 season with the Down East Wood Ducks of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League, going 2-1 with a 5.79 ERA in 18.2 innings.
Fairbanks experienced a second torn UCL and went through Tommy John’s medical procedure a second time during the 2017 season.
The injury made him miss the remainder of 2017 and the whole 2018 season.
Fairbanks got back to activity in 2019 as an alleviation pitcher, being appointed to Down East to open the season.
Where did Pete Fairbanks go to High School?
Fairbanks attended Webster Groves High School in Webster Groves, Missouri. He underwent Tommy John surgery during his junior year of high school.