Matt Strahm, Pitcher, San Diego Padres
Date of Birth: 11/12/1991
Birthplace: West Fargo, North Dakota
College: Neosho County Community College
Matt Strahm, pitcher for the San Diego Padres, was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in 2012. He pitched as a relief pitcher in their minor league system in 2012. He had Tommy John surgery in 2013 and he missed the entire season. In 2014, he pitched in 1 game as a starting pitcher and 9 games as a relief pitcher in the minors. He split his time in 2015, pitching in 11 games as a starter and 18 games in relief, all in the minor leagues.
Strahm pitched in 21 games as a relief pitcher with the Royals in 2016. He had a 1.23 ERA, 2 wins and 2 losses, and 30 strikeouts to 11 walks in 22.0 innings. He also pitched 102.1 innings in 22 games in the minors.
The Royals traded Strahm to the Padres on July 24, 2017.