#9 Reliever: Tyler Brown, Harrisonburg

Tyler Brown Wingate 2016The 9th best reliever in the 2015 Valley League season, Harrisonburg’s Tyler Brown, is the only player on the reliever list to make the list two years in a row!

Listed at #6 in 2014, Wingate’s 5-foot-10 senior comes in at #9 in 2015 after finishing 2-1, 2.50 with 4 saves in 10 games. He had a WHIP of 1.000, a BB/9 of 1.0, and a K/9 of 7.5. He walked only 2 and struck out 15 in 18 innings of work in the regular season. He added 3 shutout innings in the playoffs for the Turks.

Tyler has been a very important arm for the Bulldogs over his college career. In 2013, as a freshman, Brown logged 16 1/3 innings , going 0-2, 7.71.

As a sophomore in 2014, Tyler improved to 2-2, 2.76 in 29 1/3 innings, while walking 13, striking out 29, and allowing 22 hits. He also logged 3 saves.

In 2015, though, he was crucial to the team’s success. He went 8-4, 3.23, with 3 saves, in 69 2/3 innings pitched. He walked only 16, and struck out 48. He led his team in wins and earned run average.

Through February 27th this season, Tyler is 1-0, 1.93 over 7 appearances and 9 1/3 innings pitched. He has 13 strikeouts and only 2 walks.

Nice job, Tyler!

Tyler Brown Wingate

 

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