Tanner Alexander Scott was born on July 22, 1994, he is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut with the Baltimore Orioles in 2017.
After signing, Scott made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast Orioles and spent the whole season there, going 1-5 with a 6.26 ERA in ten games (eight starts).
In 2015, Scott pitched for both the Aberdeen IronBirds and Delmarva Shorebirds, where he posted a combined 4-3 record and 3.83 ERA in 42.1 innings pitched between the two clubs. After the season, he pitched in the Arizona Fall League.
Scott spent 2016 with both the Frederick Keys and the Bowie Baysox, where he went 5-4 with a 4.76 ERA in 43 relief appearances between the two teams.
In 2017, he played with Bowie where he compiled a 0-2 record and 2.22 ERA in 24 starts before being called up to the major leagues on September 17, 2017. Scott made two appearances for Baltimore for the season.
Scott appeared in 28 games only and posted an ERA of 4.78 in 26+1⁄3 innings with 37 strikeouts. In 2020 for the Orioles, Scott pitched to a superb 1.31 ERA to go along with 23 strikeouts in 20+2⁄3 innings pitched over 25 games. In 2021, Scott recorded a 5.17 ERA with 70 strikeouts and 37 walks in 54 innings.
On April 3, 2022, Scott was traded along with Cole Sulser to the Miami Marlins in exchange for a draft pick, two minor league prospects, Antonio Velez and Kevin Guerrero, and a player to be named later.
Tanner Scott receives $1,000,000 as an annual salary.