Pohlmann Named MLB Draft League Pitcher of the Week

The State College Spikes Ty Pohlmann was named as the MLB Draft League’s Pitcher of the Week.

Pohlmann, 23, garnered Pitcher of the Week honors after he went 1-0 with one save and a 0.00 ERA in three relief appearances for State College. The right-hander struck out six over five hitless innings, allowing an unearned run on two walks. He led all Draft League pitchers in ERA (tied) and BAA (.000), and ranked second in WHIP (0.40) during the period.

Pohlmann (3-1) completed more than one inning in each of his three appearances for the Spikes. He won against Williamsport on Aug. 23 after working two innings with two strikeouts and completed 1.2 hitless frames against the Crosscutters the next day. On Sunday, Pohlmann struck out three of the four batters he faced over 1.1 innings against Frederick to record the save.

After posting an 11.74 ERA across eight relief appearances in July, Pohlmann has a 1.29 ERA in nine outings this month. The Chandler, Ariz., product tallied 16 strikeouts while allowing six hits in 14.0 innings during that stretch, posting a 1.07 WHIP and .128 BAA. Overall, Pohlmann has pitched to a 4.98 ERA across 17 relief appearances this season, striking out 28 batters in 21.2 innings. Pohlmann was 3-1 with three saves in 17 appearances for Northwest Nazarene this spring. He registered a 1.27 ERA over 35.1 innings, striking out 59 (15.0 K/9).

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