32-year-old Louis Gibson Head was born on April 23, 1990, he is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB).
He was drafted in the 18th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft by the Cleveland Indians. Head played college baseball for the Texas Tech Red Raiders and the Texas State Bobcats.
On February 27, 2020, Head signed a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners organization. He was assigned to the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers to begin the season but was released on May 27, 2020.
He did not play in a game in 2020 due to the cancellation of the Minor League Baseball season because of the COVID-19 pandemic and sold solar panels door-to-door in Arizona in his time away from the affiliated ball.
On February 12, 2021, Head signed a minor league contract with the Tampa Bay Rays organization and was invited to spring training as a non-roster invitee. In seven spring appearances, Head pitched to a 1.50 ERA and 0.67 WHIP in six innings of work but did not make the club out of spring training.
Head was selected to the Rays major league roster on April 23, 2021, which was also his 31st birthday. On April 25, Head made his MLB debut against the Toronto Blue Jays, pitching a scoreless inning of relief.
After the 2021 season, the Rays traded Head to the Miami Marlins for a player to be named later or cash considerations. To make room on the 40-man roster, outfielder Brian Miller was designated for assignment.