Jonathon Crawford

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Jonathon Crawford
Detroit Tigers
Born: (1991-11-01) November 1, 1991 (age 23)
Okeechobee, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jonathon Neal Crawford (born November 1, 1991) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Detroit Tigers organization.


Crawford attended the University of Florida, where he played college baseball for the Florida Gators.[1][2] On June 1, 2012 he threw a no-hitter against Bethune-Cookman.[3][4] In the summer of 2012, he played for the United States collegiate national team.[5] In his three years at Florida, he went 9–8 with a 3.51 earned run average (ERA) with 146 strikeouts.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Crawford in the first round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft.[6][7][8] He signed on June 14, 2013.[9] Crawford made his professional debut that season with the Connecticut Tigers.[10] He finished the year with a 1.89 ERA over eight starts. In 2014, Crawford pitched for the West Michigan Whitecaps.[11] He started 23 games, going 8–3 with a 2.85 ERA with 85 strikeouts in 123 innings.


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