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 made two appearances this week, allowing three earned run in the ninth inning on Saturday — he entered the game with a commanding 7-1 lead. On Tuesday he was more of his usual self, working one scoreless inning of hitless ball.
Through August 3, Duffey has a 4.46 ERA with a 1.299 WHIP. He’s averaging 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings.
Lucas Luetge – New York Yankees
Luetge saw action in two games this week, finishing out the ninth inning on Sunday against the Rangers and coming in for 1.2 innings of relief on Tuesday against the Mariners. Luetge was saddled with the loss in that contest, allowing a solo home run which made the difference.
Through August 3, Luetge has a 2.82 ERA with a 1.252 WHIP. He’s averaging 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings.
Glenn Otto – Texas Rangers
Otto worked five innings of four-hit ball against the Angels on Saturday, giving up four earned runs in the process while striking out five. Three of those runs came via a Shohei Ohtani home run.
Through August 3, Otto has a 5.50 ERA with a 1.458 WHIP. He’s averaging 7.1 strikeouts per nine innings.
J.T. Chargois – Tampa Bay Rays
After missing most of the regular season, Chargois is in the middle of a rehab assignment with the Durham Bulls, including a pristine six-pitch inning on Saturday night.
Blink & you might've missed JT Chargois' 6-pitch outing with us last night as part of his MLB Rehab Assignment
We gotchu: here's all 6 pitches pic.twitter.com/j0GebbzI20
— Durham Bulls (@DurhamBulls) July 30, 2022
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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