Kyle Freeland, Starting Pitcher, Colorado Rockies, #31
Date of Birth: 5/14/1993
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado
College: University of Evansville
Current Salary: $535,000
Kyle Freeland, starting pitcher for the Colorado Rockies, was first drafted in 2011 by the Philadelphia Phillies but he opted instead to attend the University of Evansville. Three years later, he was a first round draft pick of the Rockies.
Freeland was a starting pitcher in the Rockies' minor league system from 2014 through 2016. During that time, he pitched 247.2 innings in 45 games and he had a 3.49 ERA, 17 wins to 12 losses, and 169 strikeouts to 60 walks.
In his first major league game on April 7, 2017, Freeland had his first win and his first major league hit.