Warwick Saupold, Relief Pitcher, Detroit Tigers, #53
Date of Birth: 1/16/1990
Birthplace: Perth, Australia
Warwick Saupold, relief pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, played professional baseball in Australia before signing a minor league contract with the Tigers in January, 2012. He pitched in the Tigers' minor league system from 2012 through 2015. He was primarily a relief pitcher in 2012, a starting pitcher only in 2013 and 2014, and both a starter and a reliever in 2015.
Saupold spent most of the 2016 season in the minors, pitching in just 6 games with the Tigers. He had a 7.45 ERA in 9.2 innings.
Pitching statistics for Saupold as a minor league player from 2012 through 2016 include:
- 133 games played (86 games as a starting pitcher)
- 561.2 innings pitched
- 32-30 win-loss record
- 434 strikeouts to 205 walks
- 3.72 ERA