Blaine Hardy, Relief Pitcher, Detroit Tigers, #65
Date of Birth: 3/14/1987
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington
College: Lewis-Clark State College
Current Salary: $520,500
Blaine Hardy, relief pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, was first drafted in 2008 by the Kansas City Royals. On April 2, 2013, he signed with the Tigers. He pitched in the minor leagues from 2008 through part of 2014.
Hardy pitched in 38 games with the Tigers in 2014. In 39.0 innings, he struck out 31 batters and walked 20 and he had a 2.54 ERA. That season, he also pitched 47.0 innings in 20 games in the minors. He spent the entire 2015 season with the Tigers, pitching 61.1 innings in 70 games. He finished the season with a 3.08 ERA and 55 strikeouts to 22 walks.
Hardy's time was split in 2016 between the Tigers and the minors. In 21 games with Detroit, he had a 3.51 ERA, 1 win and no losses and 20 strikeouts to 12 walks in 25.2 innings.
Career pitching statistics for Hardy through 2016 include:
- 21 games played
- 126.0 innings pitched
- 8-4 win-loss record
- 106 strikeouts to 54 walks
- 3.00 ERA