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.
Tyler Duffey – Minnesota Twins
Duffey endured his first bad outing in more than a month on Tuesday, allowing his first earned run since June 12, scored by a walk-off sacrifice fly against the Brewers. The run saddled him with a loss, dropping his record to 2-4 on the season. Prior to that, he posted a clean 1-2-3 outing against the Tigers.
Through July 26, Duffey has a 4.02 ERA with a 1.314 WHIP. He’s averaging 8.0 strikeouts per nine innings.
Lucas Luetge – New York Yankees
Luetge was tremendous in his first appearance since the All-Star break, hurling 2.1 scoreless innings against the Orioles, earning his third win of the season. Luetge is now 3-3. He struck out three batters, allowing just one hit.
Through July 26, Luetge has a 2.88 ERA with a 1.223WHIP. He’s averaging 9.2 strikeouts per nine innings.
Glenn Otto – Texas Rangers
Otto worked 5.1 innings against the Mariners on Monday night, his second consecutive start against the Rangers’ interleague foes. Although he came just shy of another quality start, he was able to hold the Mariners to three runs, striking out five while allowing seven hits.
Through July 26, Otto has a 5.37 ERA with a 1.463 WHIP. He’s averaging 7.0 strikeouts per nine innings.
J.T. Chargois – Tampa Bay Rays
After an extended time off, Chargois has returned to rehab, making multiple appearances in the Florida Complex League as he awaits his big league return. He hasn’t pitched since the beginning of the season.
Chargois has a 0.00 ERA with a 0.000 WHIP. He’s averaging 13.5 strikeouts per nine innings.
Anthony Rendon – Los Angeles Angels
The Angels announced on June 17 that Rendon would undergo season-ending surgery on his right wrist. His season is done.
Rendon finished the year hitting .228 with 15 extra-base hits, 23 walks and 32 strikeouts. His OPS is .707 and he’s collected 24 RBI.
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