Tom Koehler, Starting Pitcher, Toronto Blue Jays
Date of Birth: 6/29/1986
Birthplace: Bronx, New York
College: Stony Brook University
Tom Koehler, starting pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays, was drafted by the Miami Marlins in 2008. He played in the minor leagues through 2012, joining the Marlins for eight games that year. He ended his minor league career with a 54-33 win-loss record and a 3.71 ERA.
In 2013, his first full season in the major leagues, Koehler pitched 143.0 innings in 29 games and he finished the season with a 5-10 record and a 4.41 ERA. He finished the 2014 season with a 10-10 record, 153 strikeouts to 71 walks, and a 3.81 ERA in 191.1 innings in 32 games.
Koehler pitched in 32 games with the Marlins in 2015. He finished the season with an 11-14 record, 137 strikeouts to 77 walks, and a 4.08 ERA in 187.1 innings.
In 2016, Koehler had a 4.33 ERA in 33 games. He had 9 wins to 13 losses and 147 strikeouts to 83 walks in 176.2 innings.
The Marlins traded Koehler to the Blue Jays on August 19, 2017.
Career pitching statistics for Koehler through 2016 include:
- 134 games played
- 711.2 innings pitched
- 35-48 win-loss record
- 542 strikeouts to 287 walks
- 4.16 ERA
Kohler sponsors Tom's Pitch for Relief fund which aids victims of Hurricane Sandy. In December, 2012, they raised $3,000.
Koehler and his wife Ashley were married on November 10, 2012.