Kohl Stewart

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Kohl Stewart
Minnesota Twins – No. 53
Pitcher
Born: (1994-10-07) October 7, 1994 (age 24)
Houston, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
August 12, 2018, for the Minnesota Twins
MLB statistics
(through September 25, 2018)
Win–loss record 2–1
Earned run average 3.68
Strikeouts 24
Teams

Kohl Robert Stewart (born October 7, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball (MLB). He was the fourth overall selection in the 2013 MLB draft.

Career[edit]

Stewart attended St. Pius X High School in Houston, Texas, and played St Pius X's baseball team as a pitcher and football team as a quarterback. A top college football recruit, Stewart committed to attend Texas A&M University, to play for the Texas A&M Aggies football team.[1][2]

The Minnesota Twins selected Stewart with the fourth overall selection in the 2013 MLB Draft. Stewart signed with the Twins, bypassing Texas A&M for a $4,544,400 signing bonus.[3] After signing, Stewart played for both the GCL Twins and Elizabethton Twins, posting a combined 1.35 ERA with 24 strikeouts in 20 total innings between both teams. In 2014, he played for the Cedar Rapids Kernels, compiling a 3-5 record and 2.59 ERA in 19 starts, and in 2015, he played for the Fort Myers Miracle where he pitched to a 7-8 record and 3.20 ERA in 22 games. Stewart spent 2016 with both Fort Myers and the Chattanooga Lookouts, posting a combined 12-8 record, 2.88 ERA, and 1.34 WHIP in 25 total starts between both clubs, and 2017 with Chattanooga, going 5-6 with a 4.09 ERA in 16 starts, along with starting one game for the Rochester Red Wings.[4]

The Twins called up Stewart to the major leagues on August 12, 2018.[5] He started the game that day, making his major league debut.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Decisions, decisions". Espn.go.com. October 19, 2012. Retrieved March 19, 2014.
  2. ^ Verdejo, Angel (April 13, 2013). "Kohl faces choice between MLB draft, Texas A&M". Houstonchronicle.com. Retrieved March 19, 2014.
  3. ^ "Twins sign No. 4 pick Kohl Stewart for $4.5 million | HardballTalk". Hardballtalk.nbcsports.com. Retrieved March 19, 2014.
  4. ^ "Kohl Stewart Stats, Highlights, Bio - MiLB.com Stats - The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". MiLB.com. Retrieved November 19, 2016.
  5. ^ http://www.startribune.com/twins-to-call-up-kohl-stewart-to-make-start-on-sunday/490613571/

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