On the Mound with Andy Beresford
Position: Right handed pitcher
Bat: Right Throws: Right
Height: 6’7″ Weight: 200 lbs.
Date of Birth: 2/26/1990
Hometown: Corona, California
High School: Santiago High School
College: University of Nevada, Las Vegas
What is your most memorable moment in baseball as a player?
Getting my first win after coming back from two UCL tears.
What is your biggest career highlight?
Throwing my high school’s first no-hitter.
Who is your favorite major league baseball player?
Mariano Rivera. He has been baseball’s most consistent closer for years. His attitude is admirable.
How do you feel about being a part of the New York Yankees organization?
It is a blessing to be representing the most storied franchise in baseball history.
What kind of music do you like?
I love electronic dance music. Hardwell, Calvin Harris, Tiesto
What special talents do you have, if any?
Recently picked up DJing and got pretty good at it.
While growing up, who was the most influential person in your life and why?
My Dad. Playing baseball, he was always my coach, and he pushed me to be the best that I could ever be.
What was the biggest challenge/obstacle you’ve ever faced and how did you overcome it?
Tearing my UCL twice in college. I had to become mentally tough to accomplish anything I set my mind to.
What is the most embarrassing song on your iPod?
“Teenage Dream” by Katy Perry
Do you have any superstitions? What are they?
Whenever I have a successful outing, I match identically what I did to what I wear to what I eat.
What is your favorite…
Book? Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk
Video Game? NBA 2K13
Athlete? Lebron James