Matt Boyd, Pitcher, Detroit Tigers
Date of Birth: 2/2/1991
Birthplace: Bellevue, Washington
College: Oregon State University
Matt Boyd, pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, was first drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in 2012 but he didn't sign with them. A year later, he signed with the Toronto Blue Jays. He was traded to the Tigers on July 30, 2015, in the deal that sent David Price to the Blue Jays.
Boyd pitched in the minor leagues from 2013 through part of 2015. In 53 games, he pitched 272.0 innings and he had a 15-12 record, 278 strikeouts to 64 walks, and a 2.48 ERA.
In 2015, Boyd pitched in 2 games with the Blue Jays and 11 games with the Tigers. He had a 7.53 ERA in 57.1 innings.
Boyd finished the 2016 season with a 4.53 ERA in 18 games as a starter and 2 games as a reliever with the Tigers. He had 6 wins to 5 losses and 82 strikeouts to 29 walks in 97.1 innings.
Career pitching statistics for Boyd through 2016 include:
- 33 games played
- 154.2 innings pitched
- 7-11 win-loss record
- 125 strikeouts to 49 walks
- 5.64 ERA