Tyler Pill

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Tyler Stephen Pill

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Biographical Information[edit]

Pitcher Tyler Pill is the brother of Brett Pill and the son of Michael Pill; he made his pro debut in 2011.

Tyler was 7-4 with a 2.01 ERA and 103 strikeouts in 76 2/3 innings as a high school senior, while batting .463. He was picked by the Colorado Rockies in the 38th round of the 2008 amateur draft but continued on to college. As a college freshman, he went 11-3 with a 4.06 ERA and only 13 walks in 102 innings. He split Big West Conference Freshman Pitcher of the Year honors with Noe Ramirez and Baseball America picked him as second-team Freshman All-American. He set a school freshman record for wins, one shy of the Conference lead. He appeared in the 2009 College World Series.

Pill fell to 4-4, 3.36 as a sophomore in 2010 but hit well in a regular role (.354/.411/.535, 43 R, 42 RBI in 55 G, 10 steals in 16 tries).

Pill was selected by the New York Mets in the fourth round of the 2011 amateur draft and made his pro debut with the GCL Mets on July 23rd.

He reached the majors with the Mets on May 27, 2017 but lost in his major league debut when he gave up a 10th-inning run to the Pitsburgh Pirates when Josh Edgin allowed the game-winning hit to John Jaso for a 5-4 Bucs win. Tyler had come in to start the bottom of the 10th as New York's sixth pitcher of the game and allowed a single to David Freese with one out, then loaded the bases by hitting Andrew McCutchen with a pitch and walking Francisco Cervelli. He got Gift Ngoepe to fly out to shallow right for the second out, but was replaced by Edgin who gave up the game-ending hit.

Source: Cal State Fullerton bio

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