Who Does Tyler Duffey Play For?
Tyler Duffey is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball (MLB). The 2012 season marked the beginning of Tyler Duffey’s professional career, while the year 2015 marked his debut in the main leagues.
In the amateur draft held in 2012, he was selected by the Minnesota Twins in the fifth round, which placed him one pick behind shortstop Chris Taylor and one pick after Andrew Aplin.
During that season, he pitched in relief for the Elizabethton Twins and recorded a record of 2-0 with a 1.42 earned run average. He only gave up 10 hits and two walks over the course of 19 innings, while striking out 27 opposing hitters.
In 2013, the hurler participated in 24 games (18 starts) for both the Cedar Rapids Kernels and the Fort Myers Miracle. He had a combined record of 7-7 with a 3.64 earned run average.
Duffey had excellent control of the ball, leading to him being named a Mid-Season All-Star for the Midwest League. He pitched 121 innings and walked only 23 batters.
On April 7th, he faced the Beloit Snappers and pitched the opening game in a no-hitter for his team (he was relieved by Josue Montanez, who was then relieved by Tim Atherton).