The 2021 MLB season is underway and Rice baseball alums are busy on the mound and at the plate. Here’s the latest from the MLB Owls from this week.
Glen Otto – Texas Rangers
Otto made his second major league appearance this week, allowing his first earned runs (two) in 4.2 innings of work against the Los Angeles Angles. He struck out four and left the game with a no decision.
Through September 4, Otto has a 1.86 ERA with a 0.724 WHIP. He’s averaging 10.2 strikeouts per nine innings.
Brock Holt – Texas Rangers
Holt has yet to appear in a game for the Rangers since being placed on the injured list on August 23, a span of almost two weeks to this point. Reports indicate he did rejoin the team on Sunday.
Through September 4, Holt is hitting .208 with 14 extra-base hits, 22 walks and 40 strikeouts. His OPS is .580 and he’s collected 19 RBI.
Tyler Duffey – Minnesota Twins
Duffey worked one perfect inning this week, striking out all three batters he faced on Tuesday against the Cubs. He’s up to 45 strikeouts this season in 48.1 innings pitched.
Through September 4, Duffey has a 3.54 ERA with a 1.448 WHIP. He’s averaging 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings.
Lucas Luetge – New York Yankees
Luetge checked into two games for the Yankees this week. On Tuesday he threw two scoreless innings, striking out three. On Saturday he worked 1.2 innings, adding one more strikeout to his totals and allowing one walk.
Through September 4, Luetge has a 2.93 ERA with a 1.125 WHIP. He’s averaging 10.0 strikeouts per nine innings.
J.T. Chargois – Tampa Bay Rays
Chargois picked up his fifth win of the season on Sunday, working a two-hit, two-strikeout fifth inning against the Orioles. He returned to the mound on Wednesday, completing two-thirds of an inning with one walk and one strikeout.
Through September 4, Chargois has a 2.28 ERA with a 0.969 WHIP. He’s averaging 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings.
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