Dennis Ryan Tepera, an American professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball, was born on November 3, 1987. (MLB).
He was a member of the Toronto Blue Jays, Chicago Cubs, and Chicago White Sox in the past. He played college baseball for the Sam Houston State Bearkats after graduating from Brazoswood High School in Texas.
Tepera was drafted in the 19th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball draft by the Blue Jays. He was assigned to the Gulf Coast League Blue Jays, where he appeared in 11 games, starting five of them. In 362/3 innings, Tepera had a 3–1 record, a 1.72 ERA, and 42 strikeouts.
In 2010, he was promoted to the Class-A Lansing Lugnuts, and pitched 120 innings over 24 appearances (22 starts). In total, Tepera earned a 9–6 record, 3.98 ERA, and 79 strikeouts. He played the 2011 season with the Advanced-A Dunedin Blue Jays, posting an 11–6 record, 4.43 ERA, and 93 strikeouts in a career-high 1461⁄3 innings.
On March 19, 2022, Tepera signed a 2-year, $14M contract with the Los Angeles Angels. He made his Angels debut on April 7, 2022, against the Houston Astros, pitching one inning but surrendering consecutive solo home runs to Alex Bregman and Yordan Álvarez.
On April 11, 2022, he struck out the side in the 8th inning in a 6–2 win over the Marlins. On April 20, Tepera pitched 2.0 perfect innings in a combined 1-hit 1-walk shutout in relief of starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani.
There are no details about his marital status. He may be married or unmarried. There are also no rumors about his wife and girlfriend.