Lucas Luetge came out of the Mariners bullpen 35 times in 2013, posting a record of 1-3 with a 4.86 earned run average (ERA).
He pitched 37 innings and greatly reduced the number of batters he walked, going from 5.3 per 9 innings to 3.9; nevertheless, the number of hits he allowed increased, while the number of batters he struck out decreased.
He was brought in for slightly longer stints. In addition, he appeared 22 times with the Tacoma Rainiers during that season but did not record a win and had a 4.35 earned run average.
In 2014, he had a nice season with Tacoma, going 3-2, 3.32 with 3 saves in 42 games, but in the majors, he only threw 12 games, with no decisions and an ERA of 5.00. In 2014, he had a good season with Tacoma, going 3-2, 3.32 with 3 saves in 42 games.
After making one appearance with the Mariners in 2015, he did not pitch in the major leagues for the next five seasons, including both 2018 and 2020 when he did not throw at all.
He made a comeback that no one saw coming in 2021 when he pitched his way into the bullpen of the New York Yankees during spring training. He pitched in the major leagues for the first time since his injury on April 3rd.
Luetge throws a curveball that is legendary, despite the fact that his fastball gets into the 80s.
How Much Does Lucas Luetge Make?
Lucas Luetge is paid an average of $905,000 each year.