November 17, 1982 |
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|May 20, 2006 for the Toronto Blue Jays|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 28, 2008 for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Earned run average||5.09|
Ty Andrew Taubenheim (born November 17, 1982 in Lynden, Washington) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball. He is 6'6", 250 lb (110 kg)., and throws and bats right-handed. Taubenheim features a 90 mph (140 km/h) sinking fastball, a slider, and a changeup.
Taubenheim made his major league debut with the Blue Jays in 2006, but finished the year 0-5 as a starter. He earned his first win in a relief appearance against the Atlanta Braves on June 22, 2006, pitching just 0.2 innings and allowing one hit, but no runs.
On March 31, 2010, Taubenheim signed a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.
On July 25, 2010, the Reading Phillies of the Eastern League announced Taubenheim had been assigned from Lehigh Valley of the International League.