Matt Dermody, Relief Pitcher, Toronto Blue Jays, #50


Date of Birth: 7/4/1990
Birthplace: Norwalk, Iowa
Birthplace: University of Iowa

Matt Dermody, relief pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays, was drafted twice while at the University of Iowa, first in 2009 by the Pittsburgh Pirates and a year later, by the Colorado Rockies. He didn't sign with either team. In 2012, he was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks but they didn't sign him when an injury led to Tommy John surgery. He was drafted in 2013 by the Blue Jays.

Dermody pitched in the Blue Jays' minor league system from 2013 through most of 2016. He pitched just 3.0 innings in 5 games with the Blue Jays in 2016 and he had a 12.00 ERA.

Pitching statistics for Dermody as a minor league player from 2013 through 2016 include:

  • 125 games played
  • 271.0 innings pitched
  • 16-9 win-loss record
  • 4 saves
  • 225 strikeouts to 61 walks
  • 3.49 ERA

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Matt Dermody
MiLB - Matt Dermody