The 2022 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.
Anthony Rendon – Los Angeles Angels
Rendon started to heat up at the plate this week, slashing .400/.478/.650 with a 1.128 OPS through six games. Three of his eight hits went for extra bases including this two-run dinger to put the Halos in front against the Rangers.
Anthony Rendon this road trip
— Soto ⚾️ (@SotoP_23) May 18, 2022
Through May 18 Rendon is hitting .230 with 12 extra-base hits, 19 walks and 29 strikeouts. His OPS is .736 and he’s collected 21 RBI.
J.T. Chargois – Tampa Bay Rays
Chargois looks to be getting closer to making his return. He will reportedly start a minor-league rehab stint this week with the Durham Bulls, the first step in his return to the big league club.
Through May 18, Chargois has a 0.00 ERA with a 0.000 WHIP. He’s averaging 13.5 strikeouts per nine innings.
Tyler Duffey – Minnesota Twins
Duffey’s string of strong outings continued this week. He hasn’t given up an earned run since May 1, allowing just one hit in seven innings since that outing. Duffey appeared in three games for the Twins this week, earning his first save on Monday against the Athletics.
Tyler Duffey is pitching well. His last 10 appearances: 11 innings, 0.82 ERA, .162/.205/.243. pic.twitter.com/OWLt6JP6Ds
— Jeff (@MNTwinsZealot) May 17, 2022
Through May 18, Duffey has a 3.00 ERA with a 1.067 WHIP. He’s averaging 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings.
Lucas Luetge – New York Yankees
Luetge had a nine-day gap between appearances, finally getting back on the mound last Thursday against the White Sox. He worked one inning, striking out one and allowing one run while earning his third hold of the season.
Through May 18, Luetge has a 4.66 ERA with a 1.448 WHIP. He’s averaging 11.2 strikeouts per nine innings.
Glenn Otto – Texas Rangers
Otto had his first truly bad day on the mound this season on Saturday against the Red Sox. He allowed eight hits and eight runs, in 5.0+ innings en route to his first loss. Otto is now 1-1 this season.
Through May 18, Otto has a 6.38 ERA with a 1.418 WHIP. He’s averaging 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings.
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