Frank Anthony Banda is a Major League Baseball pitcher who currently pitches for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
He was a member of the San Jacinto College baseball team. Banda was drafted in the tenth round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft by the Milwaukee Brewers.
He debuted in Major League Baseball in 2017 with the Arizona Diamondbacks and has since played for the Tampa Bay Rays and the New York Mets.
Banda went to Sinton High School in Sinton, Texas, and was a member of the baseball team. Banda was drafted in the 33rd round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
He did not sign and instead attended San Jacinto College, where he pitched 64+23 innings with a 1.95 ERA.
Banda was drafted in the tenth round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft by the Milwaukee Brewers out of San Jacinto College.
He signed with the AZL Brewers and made his professional debut that year, going 2–3 with a 5.83 ERA in 41.2 innings pitched.
He pitched for the Helena Brewers in 2013, posting a 3–4 record and a 4.45 ERA in 14 starts. The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers were Banda’s first team in 2014.
The Arizona Diamondbacks traded Banda to the Tampa Bay Rays on February 18, 2018, in a three-team deal in which the New York Yankees received Brandon Drury from Arizona, the Diamondbacks received Steven Souza from the Rays and Taylor Widener from the Yankees, and the Rays received Nick Solak from the Yankees and two players to be named later (Sam McWilliams and Colin Poche) from the Diamondbacks.
The Durham Bulls were Banda’s first team in 2018. On May 15, 2018, he made his Rays debut against the Kansas City Royals.
Who Is Anthony Banda Girlfriend?
There is no information about Anthony Banda’s private life. He has a son who was born in December 2018