Who is Tyler Alexander?
Tyler John Alexander is a Major League Baseball pitcher who currently plays for the Detroit Tigers. In 2019, he debuted in the major leagues.
In Southlake, Texas, Alexander went to Carroll Senior High School. He was 12–1 with a 0.66 ERA in 94.2 innings as a senior in 2013, striking out 177 batters.
He was picked in the 23rd round of the 2013 MLB draft by the Detroit Tigers, however, he did not sign with them and instead chose to play college baseball at Texas Christian University (TCU).
He was 10–3 with a 2.36 ERA in 20 games (16 starts) as a freshman in 2014, and 6–3 with a 3.07 ERA in 17 games (16 starts) as a sophomore in 2015. (15 starts).
Alexander was picked by the Tigers in the second round of the 2015 MLB draft following his sophomore season.
Alexander’s fastballs have four seams and two seams. The four-seam fastball has a velocity of 91 miles per hour on average (topping out at 94 MPH).
His two-seam fastball was first thrown as a sinker at 90 to 91 MPH, but opponents were hitting it for a .360 average.
Alexander started throwing his two-seamer as a cutter in 2021, averaging 87 miles per hour (topping out at 90 MPH).
This pitch has been far more effective, with opponents only hitting it .222 percent of the time. Alexander’s major offspeed pitches are an 84-mph changeup and an 85-mph slider.
How Old Is Tyler Alexander?
Tyler Alexander is 27 years old. He was born on July 14, 1994