Ryan Weathers

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Ryan Weathers
San Diego Padres
Pitcher
Born: (1999-12-17) December 17, 1999 (age 19)
Loretto, Tennessee
Bats: Right Throws: Left

Ryan Weathers (born December 17, 1999) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the San Diego Padres organization.

Career[edit]

Weathers attended Loretto High School in Loretto, Tennessee. As a junior in 2017, he went 8–0 with an 0.11 earned run average (ERA) and 111 strikeouts in 49 innings. He also hit .475 with five home runs and 29 runs batted in (RBI).[1] As a senior in 2018, Weathers was the Gatorade National Baseball Player of the Year after going 10–0 with a 0.09 ERA and 148 strikeouts in 76 innings.[2][3]

Weathers committed to Vanderbilt University to play college baseball.[4] Considered one of the top prospects for the 2018 Major League Baseball draft,[5] he was drafted 7th overall by the San Diego Padres. He signed with the Padres on July 1, 2018, receiving a $5,226,500 signing bonus.[6] He made his professional debut with the AZL Padres and was promoted to the Fort Wayne TinCaps in August.[7] In seven starts between the two clubs, Weathers was 0-3 with a 3.44 ERA.[8]

Weathers returned to the TinCaps to begin the 2019 season,[9] earning Midwest League All-Star honors.[10]

Personal[edit]

Weathers is the son of former Major League Baseball (MLB) player, David Weathers.[11][12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ mpatton@c-dh.net, MAURICE PATTON. "Loretto's Weathers earns Mr. Baseball honors".
  2. ^ "Loretto's Ryan Weathers named Gatorade National Baseball Player of the Year".
  3. ^ "Vanderbilt signee named nation's best player - Nashville Post". Nashville Post.
  4. ^ "MLB draft or Vanderbilt? Decision can wait for now for Loretto's Ryan Weathers". 19 April 2018.
  5. ^ "MLB.com 2018 Prospect Watch". Major League Baseball.
  6. ^ Downing, Kyle (July 1, 2018). "Padres Sign First-Rounder Ryan Weathers". MLB Trade Rumors. Retrieved July 3, 2018.
  7. ^ https://friarsonbase.com/2018/08/22/san-diego-padres-ryan-weathers-promoted/
  8. ^ "Ryan Weathers Stats, Highlights, Bio - MiLB.com Stats - The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". MiLB.com. Retrieved September 11, 2018.
  9. ^ https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/sports/padres/story/2019-04-04/padres-minors-ryan-weathers-piles-up-ks-in-2019-debut
  10. ^ https://www.milb.com/fort-wayne/news/edwards-weathers-and-henry-named-midwest-league-all-stars/c-307767224
  11. ^ Editor, Jeff McIntyre Assistant Sports. "Like father, like son/Ryan Weathers ready to follow dad's footsteps in MLB Draft".
  12. ^ "Loretto's Ryan Weathers carries on family name on mound".

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