Ryan Pressly, Relief Pitcher, Minnesota Twins, #57


Date of Birth: 12/15/1988
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
Current Salary: $1,175,000

Ryan Pressly, relief pitcher for the Minnesota Twins, was first drafted by the Boston Red Sox in 2007. He played in Boston's minor league system from 2008 through 2012, transitioning from a starting pitcher to a reliever in 2012.

In December, 2012, Pressly was drafted by the Twins. He pitched in 49 games for the Twins in 2013. He finished the season with a 3.87 ERA and 49 strikeouts to 27 walks in 76.2 innings. The following season, he split his time between the minors and the Twins. In 2014, he had a 2.86 ERA in 28.1 innings in 25 games with the Twins. He also pitched 60.1 innings in 35 games in the minors. The following year, he pitched in 27.2 innings in 27 games with the Twins and he had a 2.93 ERA.

In 2016, Pressly had a 3.70 ERA in 72 games with the Twins. He finished the season with 6 wins to 7 losses, 1 save, and 67 strikeouts to 23 walks in 75.1 innings.

Career pitching statistics for Pressly through 2016 include:

  • 173 games played
  • 208.0 innings pitched
  • 14-12 win-loss record
  • 152 strikeouts to 70 walks
  • 3.55 ERA

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Ryan Pressly
ESPN - Ryan Pressly