Tyler Chatwood, Starting Pitcher, Colorado Rockies, #32
Date of Birth: 12/16/1989
Birthplace: Redlands, California
Current Salary: $4,400,000
Tyler Chatwood, starting pitcher for the Colorado Rockies, was first drafted by the Los Angeles Angels in 2008. He pitched in the Angels' minor league system from 2008 through 2010.
Chatwood's first season in the major leagues was in 2011. That year, he pitched 142.0 innings in 27 games with the Angels. He finished the season with a 6-11 win-loss record and a 4.75 ERA. He had control problems, walking 71 batters while striking out just 74.
The Angels traded Chatwood to the Rockies on November 30, 2011. In 2012, he pitched 12 games from the Rockies' starting rotation and 7 games out of their bullpen. He finished the season with a 5-6 record and a 5.43 ERA in 64.2 innings. The following season, he pitched in 20 games as part of the Rockies' starting rotation, with his playing time limited by injuries. He finished the season with a career low ERA of 3.15 and an 8-5 record in 111.1 innings.
Chatwood played in just four games with the Rockies in 2014 before having Tommy John surgery in July. He signed a two-year, two million dollar contract extension with the team in January, 2015. He missed the entire 2015 season, recovering from his surgery.
In 2016, Chatwood had a 3.87 ERA in 27 games. He finished the season with 12 wins to 9 losses and 117 strikeouts to 70 walks in 158.0 innings.
Career pitching statistics for Chatwood through 2016 include:
- 97 games played
- 500.0 innings pitched
- 32-31 win-loss record
- 318 strikeouts to 223 walks
- 4.19 ERA