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 has been out since May 28 when he was placed on the Injured List. Per a report, he took ground balls at third base this week but has not yet progressed to throwing.
Through June 1 Rendon is hitting .242 with 14 extra-base hits, 21 walks and 31 strikeouts. His OPS is .738 and he’s collected 23 RBI.
J.T. Chargois – Tampa Bay Rays
Chargois remains on the 60-day Injured List and won’t be available for the Rays until mid-July at the earliest. He’s made one appearance with the team so far this season.
Through June 1, Chargois has a 0.00 ERA with a 0.000 WHIP. He’s averaging 13.5 strikeouts per nine innings.
Tyler Duffey – Minnesota Twins
Even though it started with his seventh hold of the season, this week wasn’t kind to Duffey. After working a scoreless inning against the Blue Jays on Friday, he gave up three runs to the Jays in two thirds of an inning on Sunday. He then was roughed up for three more runs in one inning against the Yankees on Tuesdays. The six earned runs surrendered this week are as many runs as he gave up in the entire month of May combined.
Through June 1, Duffey has a 6.55 ERA with a 1.500 WHIP. He’s averaging 9.0 strikeouts per nine innings.
Lucas Luetge – New York Yankees
Luetge earned his second win of the season this week, tossing 1.2 scoreless innings on Tuesday against the Twins. He faced six batters and allowed just one hit, utilizing an efficient 18 pitches.
Through June 1, Luetge has a 5.14 ERA with a 1.500 WHIP. He’s averaging 9.0 strikeouts per nine innings.
Glenn Otto – Texas Rangers
Otto found the win column for the third consecutive game, earning his fourth victory of the season behind a five-inning, two-run, two-hit performance against the Mariners. He’s dropped his ERA more than two full points since May 14.
Through June 1, Otto has a 4.24 ERA with a 1.364 WHIP. He’s averaging 7.4 strikeouts per nine innings.
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