American pitcher Devin Paul Smeltzer, who plays for the Minnesota Twins in Major League Baseball, was born on September 7, 1995. In 2019, he debuted in MLB.
Smeltzer, Logan Forsythe, and Luke Raley were part of the Brian Dozier deal that the Dodgers made with the Minnesota Twins on July 31, 2018. He was given a job with the Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts of the Southern League, where he finished the season.
Between Tulsa and Chattanooga, he played in 33 games (14 starts), going 5-5 with a 4.52 ERA.
He started the 2019 campaign with the Southern League’s Pensacola Blue Wahoos, posting a 3-1 record and 0.60 ERA in 30 innings. On May 2, he received a promotion to the Rochester Red Wings of the Class AAA International League.
Smeltzer was brought up to the major leagues by the Twins on May 28, 2019. The same night, he made his major league debut. In six innings, he struck out seven while giving up three hits and no runs.
With only 18.8% of the batters he faced getting out, Smeltzer concluded the season with a 3.86 ERA. Smeltzer had a 2-0 record and a 6.75 ERA in 16.0 innings of work in 2020, striking out 15 batters.
Smeltzer was put on the 60-day injured list on July 17, 2021, due to tendinitis in his left elbow. On November 19, 2021, Smeltzer was officially removed from the 40-man roster after making just one appearance with the Twins in 2021.
On May 14, 2022, the Twins reassigned Smeltzer to the major leagues.
Devin Smeltzer Parents: Meet Tim and Christina Smeltzer
On September 7, 1995, Devin Paul Smeltzer was brought into the world by his parents, Tim and Christina Smeltzer. He spent his childhood in Voorhees, New Jersey, with his family there.