Cody Austin Poteet was born on July 30, 1994, he is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB). He is 6 feet 2 inches tall.
After his junior year, Poteet was selected by the Miami Marlins in the fourth round of the 2015 MLB draft. He signed with the Marlins for $488,700 and was assigned to the Batavia Muckdogs of the Class A Short Season New York–Penn League where he posted a 2.13 ERA in 12+2⁄3 innings pitched.
In 2016, he played for the Greensboro Grasshoppers of the Class A South Atlantic League where he started 24 games, pitching to a 4–9 record with a 2.91 ERA, and in 2017, he pitched with the Jupiter Hammerheads of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League and posted a 3–7 record with a 4.16 ERA in 16 games (14 starts), earning All-Star honors.
In 2018, he played with both Jupiter and the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp of the Class AA Southern League, pitching to a combined 4–15 record and 4.98 ERA over 26 games (25 starts) between both teams.
He returned to Jacksonville to begin 2019, where he was named an All-Star and was promoted to the Class AAA New Orleans Baby Cakes of the Pacific Coast League in June.
He was placed on the 10-day injured list with a right knee sprain in late June and was transferred to the 60-day injured list in late August, effectively ending his season. He finished his first major league season with the Marlins starting seven games with a 2-3 record, a 4.99 ERA, and 32 strikeouts over 30+2⁄3 innings.