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.
J.T. Chargois – Tampa Bay Rays
Chargois appeared in three games this week, beginning with a scoreless three out appearance against the Yankees last Friday where he earned his first official hold. He allowed three earned runs across 2.1 combined innings in his next two games, including his first start of the season on Tuesday where he served as an opener against the Red Sox.
Through September 8, Chargois has a 3.00 ERA with a 1.111 WHIP. He’s averaging 7.0 strikeouts per nine innings.
Lucas Luetge – New York Yankees
Luetge worked an extended relief appearance in a Wednesday win over the Twins in the second game of a doubleheader. He entered the game in the seventh inning with two away and finished the contest, notching his second save of the season with a no-run, three-hit outing with three strikeouts.
Through September 8, Luetge has a 2.55 ERA with a 1.257 WHIP. He’s averaging 9.5 strikeouts per nine innings.
Glenn Otto – Texas Rangers
Otto went four innings against the Astros on Tuesday, allowing just two earned runs while striking out five. He did not earn a decision in the game, but the Rangers did go on to win. He’s 6-8 on the season.
Through September 8, Otto has a 4.80 ERA with a 1.380 WHIP. He’s averaging 7.2 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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