How Tall Is Joe Barlow?
Joe Barlow is 1.88 m tall.
Joe Barlow Pro Career
Barlow played in the Arizona Fall League for the Surprise Saguaros after the regular season in 2018. To begin the 2019 season, Barlow was assigned to the Down East Wood Ducks of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League.
In 23+23 innings, he went 4–0 with a 0.38 ERA and 44 strikeouts. On May 29, he was promoted to the Double-A Texas League’s Frisco RoughRiders, where he went 1–1 with a 1.18 ERA and 27 strikeouts in 16 innings.
He was promoted to the Nashville Sounds of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League on July 15, where he went 1–1 with an 8.83 ERA in 17+ innings.
Due to the cessation of the Minor League Baseball season due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Barlow did not participate in a game in 2020.
Barlow started the 2021 season with the Triple-A West’s Round Rock Express, going 0–1 with a 2.57 ERA and 29 strikeouts in 21 innings.
Texas chose Barlow’s contract and promoted him to the major leagues for the first time on June 23, 2021.
The next day, he made his Major League Baseball debut, pitching a scoreless inning against the Oakland Athletics. He also got his first career strikeout in the game, striking out A’s infielder Jed Lowrie.
On August 2, Barlow set a Rangers franchise record by becoming the first pitcher to strike out eight consecutive batters.
Barlow finished the 2021 season as the Rangers’ closer. In 29 innings in 2021, he was 0–2 with a 1.55 ERA, 27 strikeouts, and 11 saves. He was selected as the Rangers’ Pitcher of the Month for September and October.