German Catcher with pop and leadership qualities seeking Australian or NZ club for 2020-21
Name: Andreas Lastinger
DOB: October 24, 1991
Date Available: August 30, 2019
Positions (alt): 2B, OF
Preferred Communication Tool: Email, Phone
Athletic catcher with power to all fields, can get on base and takes a lot of pride into his defense. Hard nosed baseball player that loves to be on a baseball field and cares about helping people and other ballclubs. See video of Andy at a youth clinic in Germany.
Abilities summary: Consistent, athletic catcher with 10+ years of playing experience in 3 different top division leagues in Europe (Germany, Belgium, Austria). Good at handling a pitching staff and helping his pitchers to get the opposing hitters out. Smooth hands behind the dish and able to control the running game (2.0 glove to 2nd base). Mentally always trying to be two steps ahead of the opposition. Powerful hitter that grinds out at-bats and also gets on base at a consistent and high rate. Comfortable at leading a team and helping his teammates and the club to get the most out of them.
The video below is from July 20th. Andreas was catcher for game one and left field for game two. He hit in the 3-hole in game 1 and clean up game 2.
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The @hakusoh_bat 'Batter of the Week' goes to BBJO members Andreas Lastinger and Billy Germaine. Lasty hit for the cycle in game one of the two-game series, and in the second game hit a clutch, game-tying home run in the bottom of the 9th sparking a come from behind walk-off victory for his Attnang Athletics in Baseball League Austria action. Lasty was 6 for 10 on the set, with 2 home runs, a triple, double, 5 rbi and 3 runs scored. Billy gets the nod for the second week in a row after smacking three home runs and going 7 for 9 in a two-game set in German Bundesliga action. Billy also hit three doubles and finished with 5 rbi and 6 runs scored. ⚾️🇦🇹⚾️🇩🇪 Spark Bat is the baseball bat of Hakusoh Bat, a wood bat manufacturer out of Japan who has been producing bats in Japan for over 70 years. They are now in the European market and present a variety of wood options including Maple, Birch, Ash, Bamboo, Tamo as well as a maple/bamboo composite. DM them directly for a quote. . . . #baseballjobsoverseas #baseball #baseballlife #baseballlifestyle #baseballislife #baseballplayer #baseballplays #baseballplayers #baseballforlife #baseballlove #baseballfam #baseballisbetter #homerun #baseballfamily #baseballbat #woodbats
|2009-now||Head Coach, Assistant Coach, Coordinator||several private or club based camps and clinics||Youth|
|2010-13||Assistant Coach||Mainz Athletics||Youth - U12|
|2010-12||Assistant Coach||Southwest Regional State||Youth - U15|
|2012-13||Assistant Coach||Baseball Academy Mainz||High School||Boarding school|
|2014-16||Assistant/Head Coach||Vienna Wanderers||DI Austria||Assistant at DI level. Head Coach at DII level|
|2020||Head Coach / Manager||Attnang Athletics||DI Austria||Took over as head coach in November of 2019. Responsible for off-season conditioning and preparation, spring training and regular season practices & development, game day management.|
|2011-13||Mainz Athletics (RS+PS)||74||302||44||73||19||0||1||48||21||60||7||N/A||.278||.391||.368|
|2014-16||Vienna Wanderers (RS+PS)||64||235||53||71||20||1||5||47||38||39||19||3||.302||.432||.425|
|2017-18||Stockerau Cubs (RS+PS)||50||191||56||72||13||2||8||46||21||22||13||2||.377||.479||.592|
|2019||Attnang Athletics (RS+PS)||19||70||27||32||4||1||7||25||12||10||6||1||.457||.571||.843|