Naturals: Triggs Knows How To Finish

Posted: August 12, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO JASON IVESTER Andrew Triggs, Naturals reliever, talks Aug. 5 with pitching coach Jim Brower before their game against Corpus Christi at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale.

SPRINGDALE -- Andrew Triggs may not profile as the ideal big-league closer since he doesn't possess a mid-90s fastball, but he's sure doing the job for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals this season.


Andrew Triggs

Team: Northwest Arkansas Naturals

Position: Relief pitcher

Height: 6-4

Weight: 210 pounds

Notable: Leads the Texas League with 19 saves. … Also is 4-3 with a 2.73 ERA in 41 appearances. … Selected as a Texas League North Division All-Star team. … Selected in the 19th round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft in 2012. … Played baseball at Southern California University and earned a degree in political science. … Promoted to Northwest Arkansas late last season and did not allow a run in four appearances.

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