Bryan Oelkers

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Bryan Oelkers
Pitcher
Born: (1961-03-11) March 11, 1961 (age 53)
Zaragoza, Spain
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 9, 1983 for the Minnesota Twins
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 1986 for the Cleveland Indians
Career statistics
Win-Loss record 3-8
Earned run average 6.01
Strikeouts 46
Teams

Bryan Alois Oelkers (born March 11, 1961 in Zaragoza, Spain) is a former a Major League Baseball pitcher. He attended Pattonville High School in Maryland Heights, Missouri and college at Wichita State. He batted and threw left-handed. He was drafted in the first round (4th pick overall) by the Minnesota Twins, one spot ahead of Dwight Gooden. Oelkers played two years in the majors — 1983 with the Minnesota Twins and 1986 with the Cleveland Indians. In 45 career games, he had a 3–8 record. In 103.1 innings, he allowed 126 hits with an ERA of 6.01.

He is the first of four Major Leaguers from Spain in history, along with Al Cabrera, Al Pardo, and Danny Rios.

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