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 – Free Agent
Duffey was designated for assignment by the Twins on August 5 and official released by the club on August 8. Early reports indicate there is a strong demand for his services and he might find a new team in the near future.
FA reliever Tyler Duffey isn’t expected to stay available long. The former Rice Owl is getting plenty of interest
— Ari Alexander (@KPRC2Ari) August 10, 2022
Through August 10, Duffey has a 4.91 ERA with a 1.364 WHIP. He’s averaging 8.0 strikeouts per nine innings.
Lucas Luetge – New York Yankees
Luetge did not see action this week, last appearing on August 2 against the Mariners.
Through August 10, Luetge has a 2.82 ERA with a 1.252 WHIP. He’s averaging 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings.
Glenn Otto – Texas Rangers
Ottow compiled a quality start against the White Sox on Friday, but didn’t get much help from his offense. He allowed two earned runs on four hits through six innings, striking out seven. The Rangers would only manage one run of their own, falling 2-1 and handing another loss to Otto despite a strong showing.
Through August 10, Otto has a 5.31 ERA with a 1.410 WHIP. He’s averaging 7.4 strikeouts per nine innings.
J.T. Chargois – Tampa Bay Rays
Chargois remains with the Durham Bulls on rehab assignment. Reports indicated he’d make multiple appearances with the Rays’ AAA affiliate before joining the big league club again, a transition that could be forthcoming if all goes according to plan.
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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