Former Sooners pitcher Kyle Tyler was called up to the Major Leagues by the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday.
Tyler has spent the 2021 season with the Double-A Rocket City Trash Pandas and the Triple-A Salt Lake Bees. In Double-A, he earned a 5-2 record and a 3.38 earned run average in 15 appearances. He won Double-A South Pitcher of the Week on May 30 after striking out nine batters in a win over the Birmingham Barons.
Tyler was promoted to Triple-A on Aug. 7. He played in five games, earning a 1-2 record with a 5.14 earned run average. He’s struck out 92 batters so far in the 2021 season.
Tyler played for OU from 2016-2018, making 39 career appearances. He earned a 6-5 record and a 3.56 earned run average with the Sooners before being selected in the 20th round by Los Angeles in the 2018 MLB Draft.