Cody Austin Poteet (born July 30, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB).
After his junior year, Poteet was selected by the Miami Marlins in the fourth round of the 2015 MLB draft. He signed with the Marlins for $488,700 and was assigned to the Batavia Muckdogs of the Class A Short Season New York–Penn League where he posted a 2.13 ERA in 12+2⁄3 innings pitched.
In 2016, he played for the Greensboro Grasshoppers of the Class A South Atlantic League where he started 24 games, pitching to a 4–9 record with a 2.91 ERA, and in 2017, he pitched with the Jupiter Hammerheads of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League and posted a 3–7 record with a 4.16 ERA in 16 games (14 starts), earning All-Star honors.
On May 12, 2021, Poteet was selected to the active roster and promoted to the major leagues for the first time. He made his major league debut that night as the team’s starting pitcher versus the Arizona Diamondbacks and picked up the win after pitching five innings, giving up two earned runs.
In the game, he also recorded his first MLB strikeout against catcher Stephen Vogt. He was placed on the 10-day injured list with a right knee sprain in late June and was transferred to the 60-day injured list in late August, effectively ending his season. He finished his first major league season with the Marlins starting seven games with a 2-3 record, a 4.99 ERA, and 32 strikeouts over 30+2⁄3 innings.
Cody Poteet signed a 1 year / $704,000 contract with the Miami Marlins, including $704,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $704,000. In 2022, Poteet will earn a base salary of $704,000, while carrying a total salary of $704,000.