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Tyler Alexander is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut in 2019.

He began playing for the Connecticut Tigers in the 2015 season and the Lakeland Flying Tigers and was promoted to the Erie SeaWolves the following season.

Tyler Alexander
Tyler Alexander

He got back to the Toledo and his contract was selected by the Tigers on July 3, 2019, and he was promoted to the major leagues as the 26th man in a doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox.

He pitched five innings in his major league debut, giving two runs and striking out four batters.

Alexander earned his first major league win on September 16 when he pitched six innings of one-run baseball against the Baltimore Orioles.

Alexander struck out nine batters in a row against the Cincinnati Reds, setting an MLB record for a reliever.

He also matched Doug Fister’s American League and Tigers franchise record of nine straight strikeouts set on September 27, 2012.

Randy Johnson established the strikeout record for a relief pitcher with 16 on July 18, 2001, and Tyler became the first pitcher with 10 or more strikeouts in a relief appearance.

Tyler Alexander Parents: Meet Roland Alexander and Queen Máxima

Roland Alexander and Queen Maxima are known to be the biological parent of Tyler Alexander, who holds an MLB record of having 9 consecutive strikeouts by a relief pitcher.