Ty Blach, a pitcher, made it to the major leagues in 2016 with the San Francisco Giants. The club selected him in the fifth round of the amateur draft in 2012.
Blach went 12-4 with a 2.90 ERA in 22 games (20 starts) for the San Jose Giants in 2013, striking out 117 batters in 130 1/3 innings.
He was a midseason and postseason All-Star in the California League, and MLB.com ranked him as the Giants’ 11th-best prospect entering 2014.
He started 2014 with the Richmond Flying Squirrels in Double-A and posted a 2.44 ERA in his first nine starts. In 2016, he made his major league debut as a September call-up, pitching in four games (two starts) and 17 innings with a 1.06 ERA.
Ty pitched his first career shutout on June 2, 2017, defeating the Philadelphia Phillies 10-0. He was also the first pitcher in eight years to walk three batters in a game, with Aaron Cook being the most recent to do it in 2009.
On August 3rd, he won a game with both his arm and his bat, pitching 8 innings and hitting a three-run homer off Chris Smith in an 11-2 triumph over the Oakland Athletics in an interleague game at AT&T Park.
It was also his sixth start in a row with at least six innings pitched.
What Team Does Ty Blach Play For?
Ty Blach plays for the Colorado Rockies. Blach signed a minor league contract with the Colorado Rockies on December 17, 2021.