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Michael Fulmer is a Major League Baseball pitcher who currently pitches for the Detroit Tigers. He was born on March 15, 1993. (MLB). He was selected for the American League Rookie of the Year in 2016 and to the American League All-Star team in 2017.

Fulmer was taken in the first round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft by the New York Mets. In his first professional season, he went 0–1 with a 10.13 ERA and 10 strikeouts in three starts and one relief appearance with the rookie league Gulf Coast Mets.

Michael Fulmer

Fulmer played 21 games for the Savannah Sand Gnats in 2012. He was 7–6 with a 2.74 ERA with 101 strikeouts in 108+ innings this season.

Fulmer’s fastballs average 94–97 mph and are four-seam and two-seam (topping out at 99 MPH). A slider that averages 87–89 MPH (with a maximum speed of 92 MPH) and a changeup that averages 85–88 MPH are among his off-speed offerings (topping out at 91 MPH).

Fulmer made a concentrated effort to throw more change-ups after laboring to a 6.52 ERA in his first four major league outings. For the balance of the 2016 season, it was a very successful pitch, with opponents hitting it at a.167 pace.

He began throwing a knuckle-curve in 2017, averaging 77-80 MPH, which he had previously thrown in high school. Fulmer began increasing the velocity of his slider in 2021, throwing it at an average of 91 miles per hour.

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