Matt Manning is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB). The Tigers selected him in the first round of the 2016 MLB draft.
With both Connecticut Tigers and West Michigan Whitecaps in Class A-Short Season New York-Penn League, Manning compiled a combined 4–2 record and 3.18 earned run average (ERA) in 14 total starts.
As a member of West Michigan, Lakeland Flying Tigers, and Erie SeaWolves in 2018, he was a member of the Class A-Advanced Florida League.
Tigers prospect Dawel Lugo was struck out in the 2018 All-Star Futures Game by him. A 7–8 record, 3.29 ERA, and 1.20 walk-plus-hits-per-inning pitched ratio was Manning’s stats in 22 starts for the three teams he played for.
He returned to Erie at the start of the year. Manning was selected to play in the Futures Game of the 2019 All-Stars.
Matt Manning Parents: Who Is Matt Manning Father, Rich Manning?
Rich Manning is the proud father of baseball player Matt Minning. His father Rich played in the National Basketball Association. As a second-round draft pick (40th overall), Atlanta Hawks selected Rich.
After attending Center High School in Antelope, California, he went on to play college basketball for Syracuse University and the University of Washington.