Is Ryan Pressly Injured?

Pressly signed a two-year, $17.5 million contract extension with the Astros prior to the 2019 season.

Pressly set a big-league record on May 17 when he pitched his 39th consecutive scoreless appearance, dating back to August 10, 2018. Before allowing a run on May 24, he had a streak of 40 games.

Pressly went 2–3 with three saves and a 2.32 ERA in 55 bullpen appearances this season, pitching 54+13 innings and striking out 72 hitters (11.9 per 9 innings) while also tying for the major league lead in holds (31).



Ryan Pressly
Ryan Pressly

In 23 bullpen appearances in 2020, Pressly went 1–3 with 12 saves (3rd in the AL) and a 3.43 ERA in 21 innings pitched, striking out 29 batters (12.4 per 9 innings).

In 2021, Pressley was named Houston’s full-time closer for the first time. For the second time in his Astros career, he was picked for the All-Star Game, which was held at Coors Field.

He had not allowed an earned run in 12 consecutive outings when he was selected, resulting in a 1.54 ERA over 35 innings and a 4–1 record.

He tied for the lead in the AL in save percentage (93.3%), was third in ERA, fourth in WHIP (0.83), and tied for sixth in saves (14) among relief pitchers in the AL.

Is Ryan Pressly Injured?

As reported by Danielle Lerner of the Houston Chronicle, Houston Astros closer Ryan Pressly will make a rehab appearance for the Sugar Land Space Cowboys on Tuesday.

Pressly has been sidelined since April 13 because of inflammation in his right knee.