Tommy Kahnle

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Tommy Kahnle
Colorado Rockies – No. 54
Pitcher
Born: (1989-08-07) August 7, 1989 (age 25)
Latham, New York
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
April 3, 2014 for the Colorado Rockies
Career statistics
(through 2014 season)
Win–loss record 2–1
Earned run average 4.19
Strikeouts 63
Teams

Thomas R. Kahnle (born August 7, 1989) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball.

Career[edit]

Kahnle played high school baseball at Shaker High School in Latham, New York and college baseball at Lynn University. He was drafted by the New York Yankees in the fifth round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft.[1]

Kahnle made his professional debut for the Staten Island Yankees in 2010.[2] He appeared in 11 games and had a 0.56 earned run average and 25 strikeouts over 16 innings pitched. He played for the Charleston RiverDogs in 2011, recording a 4.22 ERA and 112 strikeouts over 81 innings. He spent the 2012 season between the Tampa Yankees and Trenton Thunder.[3] He had a 2.37 ERA with 74 strikeouts in 57 innings.

Kahnle was invited to the Yankees spring training in 2013.[4][5] He was an Eastern League All-Star in 2013 and finished the season with a 2.85 ERA and 74 strikeouts over 60 innings.[6]

Kahnle was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 2013 Rule 5 Draft. He opened the 2014 season on the Rockies' Opening Day roster,[7] and made his major league debut on April 3.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former Shaker pitcher Tommy Kahnle taken by Yankees in MLB Draft". Northcolonie.org. June 9, 2010. Retrieved December 12, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Yankee prospect Tommy Kahnle ready to take next step in pro career". Troyrecord.com. December 12, 1913. Retrieved December 12, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Yankee Prospects Austin, Kahnle and Pinder Promoted to Trenton". Milb.com. January 2, 2013. Retrieved December 12, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Tommy Kahnle to pitch in elite company - Yankees training camp". Troyrecord.com. January 31, 2013. Retrieved December 12, 2013. 
  5. ^ Times Union (February 28, 2013). "Kahnle solid in Yankees debut". Timesunion.com. Retrieved December 12, 2013. 
  6. ^ Buynak, Matt. "Yankees’ prospect Tommy Kahnle shining in system". Sportzedge.com. Retrieved December 12, 2013. 
  7. ^ http://www.purplerow.com/2014/3/28/5559530/jordan-lyles-optioned-to-minor-leagues-franklin-morales-5th-starter

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