Tyler Goeddel

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Tyler Goeddel
Philadelphia Phillies – No. 2
Left fielder
Born: (1992-10-20) October 20, 1992 (age 26)
Hillsborough, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
April 6, 2016, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
(through May 29, 2016)
Batting average .272
Home runs 2
Runs batted in 8
Teams

Tyler D. Goeddel (born October 20, 1992) is an American professional baseball left fielder for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Career

Goeddel was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the first round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft out of St. Francis High School in Mountain View, California.[1][2] He signed with the Rays and made his professional debut in 2012 with the Bowling Green Hot Rods and also spent 2013 with them. After the season he played for the Brisbane Bandits of the Australian Baseball League.[3] Goeddel played 2014 with the Charlotte Stone Crabs and started 2015 with the Double-A Montgomery Biscuits.

Goeddel was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies with the first pick of the 2015 Rule 5 draft.[4] He made the Phillies' Opening Day roster,[5] and debuted in the major leagues on April 6, 2016.[6] On May 18, 2016, he hit his first career home run off of Miami Marlins pitcher José Ureña.

Personal Life

Goeddel's brother Erik is also a professional baseball player, currently with the New York Mets.

References

  1. "Rays take Goeddel at No. 41". mercurynews.com. Retrieved May 2, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Tyler Goeddel Drafted by MLB's Tampa Bay Rays". Mountain View, California Patch. Retrieved May 2, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Tampa Bay Rays prospect Tyler Goeddel fuels Stone Crabs' blowout - MiLB.com News - The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". MiLB.com. Retrieved May 2, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Philadelphia Phillies select Tampa Bay Rays OF Tyler Goeddel with top pick of Rule 5 draft". ESPN.com. Retrieved April 7, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Phillies roll the dice with Stumpf, Goeddel". Philly.com. April 4, 2016. Retrieved April 7, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Tyler Goeddel makes major-league debut with Phillies". Philly.com. April 6, 2016. Retrieved April 7, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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