Tyler Johnson (baseball)
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Tyler Johnson
Tyler Johnson 2006.jpg
Relief pitcher
Born: (1981-06-07) June 7, 1981 (age 38)
Columbia, Missouri
Batted: Switch Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 6, 2005, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 2007, for the St. Louis Cardinals
MLB statistics
Win-loss record3-5
Earned run average4.32
Strikeouts65
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Tyler James Johnson (born June 7, 1981) is a former left-handed Major League Baseball relief pitcher.

Professional career

Johnson spent most of the 2006 season with the Cardinals' minor league team, the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds, but appeared in 56 games and pitched ​ innings with the St. Louis Cardinals. In the 2006 postseason, he pitched ​ innings and compiled a 1.23 ERA, including one scoreless inning pitched in the 2006 World Series, which the Cardinals won, defeating the Detroit Tigers, four games to one.[1] He pitched again for the Cardinals in 2007 before becoming injured and missing the 2008 season. He was non-tendered following the 2008 season.

On February 5, 2009, Johnson signed a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training with the Seattle Mariners.[2] After 2 months in the minors rehabbing, Johnson was released on June 6.

Signed a minor league contract for 2012 season with the Colorado Rockies.

As of 2007, Johnson featured a four-seam fastball at 88-92 mph and a curveball at 78-81.[3]

References

  1. ^ "MLB profile of Tyler Johnson". MLB.
  2. ^ "Mariners sign LHP Tyler Johnson". thenewstribune.com. Associated Press. 2009-02-05. Retrieved .[dead link]
  3. ^ "Brooks Baseball · Home of the PitchFX Tool - Player Card: Tyler Johnson". Brooks Baseball. Retrieved 2012.

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