IP 31.1
ERA 1.72
WHIP .93
BB/9 4.02
SO/9 10.63
  • Full name Tyler Cole Baum
  • Born 01/14/1998 in Orlando, FL
  • Profile Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 195 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School North Carolina
  • Drafted in the 2nd round (66th overall) by the Oakland Athletics in 2019 (signed for $900,000).
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    One of three exciting North Carolina starters, Baum has stood out as the best in a rotation filled with potential draft picks. A 6-foot-2, 175-pound righthander, Baum lacks the ideal size and arm action of a durable starter at the next level, but his pure stuff has long been exciting and he’s improved his control as a junior. In 2018, Baum walked 4.43 batters per nine innings, but he’s cut his walk rate to 2.63 walks per nine through his first nine starts in 2019. Baum’s best offering is a plus fastball that’s regularly in the 91-94 mph range but can get up into the upper 90s at times. He has a 79-81 mph breaking ball that has tight, 11-to-5 shape and an 81-85 mph changeup that has some fading life with solid arm speed. Both of his secondaries could become average offerings, though some scouts believe he’s more of a two-pitch guy who would be better suited for a bullpen role.

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Career Transactions

  • Midland RockHounds placed RHP Tyler Baum on the 7-day injured list.
  • RHP Tyler Baum assigned to Midland RockHounds.
  • Lansing Lugnuts activated RHP Tyler Baum.
  • RHP Tyler Baum assigned to Lansing Lugnuts from Stockton Ports.

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