Mychal Givens, Relief Pitcher, Baltimore Orioles, #60
Date of Birth: 5/13/1990
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida
Mychal Givens, relief pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles, was drafted by the Orioles in 2009 as an infielder. He was converted to a pitcher in 2013, after playing primarily as a shortstop in the Orioles' minor league system from 2010 through 2012. He then pitched in the minors from 2013 through part of 2015. As a pitcher in 99 games, he had a 7-7 record, 21 saves, 170 strikeouts to 74 walks, and a 3.06 ERA in 158.2 innings.
Givens pitched in 22 games with the Orioles in 2015. In 30.0 innings, he gave up 20 hits and 6 earned runs. He had a 1.80 ERA and he struck out 38 batters while walking just six. He also pitched in 35 games in the minors in 2015.
Givens had a 3.13 ERA in 66 games with the Orioles in 2016. He finished the season with 8 wins to 2 losses and 96 strikeouts to 36 walks in 74.2 innings. In the postseason, he pitched 2.1 innings in one game and he gave up no hits and he struck out three batters.
Career pitching statistics for Givens through 2016 include:
- 88 games played
- 104.2 innings pitched
- 10-2 win-loss record
- 134 strikeouts to 42 walks
- 2.75 ERA
Givens and his wife Tiffani were married in February, 2014.