Reid Kristien Detmers...On Twitter: @RDetmers...After signing with Angels, June 28, 2020, was part of Player Pool and spent 2020 season at Alternate Training Site in Long Beach...Did not appear in a game for Angels...Played three collegiate seasons at University of Louisville, where he majored in sport administration...Selected as All-American in 2019 and 2020...In 2019 was named ACC Pitcher of the Year, All-ACC First Team and was a semifinalist for Golden Spikes Award and Dick Howser Award...Set Louisville’s single-season strikeout record in 2019 with 167 and tied program record for wins (13)...Prior to being drafted, played abbreviated junior season at University of Louisville going 3-0 with a 1.23 ERA (22 IP – 3 ER) while leading ACC with 48 strikeouts across his four starts...Struck out 10+ batters in three of four outings, including a 15-strikeout performance in final start of the season at Wake Forest before season was shut down...Graduated from Glenwood HS (Chatham, (IL), where he played final prep season and finished senior season with a 9-2 record, 1.87 ERA and 153 strikeouts...Named to All-State First Team...Played first three high school seasons at Nokomis HS (Nokomis, IL)...Received All-Conference honors all four years of high school...Grew up as a St. Louis Cardinals fan...Favorite football team is Chicago Bears...Favorite movies are The Sandlot and Major League...Father, Kris Detmers, played six seasons in Minors as a left-handed pitcher after being drafted in the 22nd round of 1993 draft by St. Louis...Grandfather played college football.
Made Angels' Opening Day roster for first time in career and totaled 25 big league starts across two Major League stints...Entered year rated by Baseball America as top prospect in Angels' organization, the top left-handed pitching prospect in all of baseball and the #27 overall prospect in the game...Pitched 12th no-hitter in Angels' history (10th individual no-hitter), May 10 vs. Tampa Bay...Allowed just two baserunners (one walk & one reached on error)...Second Angels' rookie to throw a no-hitter, joining Bo Belinsky (May 5, 1962 vs. Baltimore)...At 22 years, 306 days, Detmers was the youngest MLB pitcher to throw a no-hitter since Anibal Sanchez (22 years, 191 days) for Marlins, Sept. 6, 2006...10th MLB pitcher all-time to throw a no-hitter within his first 11 career games...Only MLB pitcher with an individual no-hitter during 2022 season...Earned A.L. Pitcher of the Week honors for May 9-15...In 2nd inning, July 31 vs. Texas, pitched third immaculate inning in Angels' history after striking out Ezequiel Duran, Kole Calhoun and Charlie Culberson on nine pitches...Joined Nolan Ryan (July 9, 1972 vs. Boston) and Garrett Richards (June 4, 2014 at Houston) as only Halos pitchers to accomplish the feat...Also set a career high in that game with 12 strikeouts...Among A.L. rookies (min. 100 IP), ranked second in opponent batting average, third in ERA, strikeouts and WHIP (1.21) and tied for third in wins...Did not allow a home run in 17 of 25 starts...Held opponents homerless through final 39.0 innings of season and yielded just two HR in final 71.0 innings pitched...Made five starts in day games, going 3-1 with a 2.30 ERA (27.1 IP - 7 ER) and 28 strikeouts...Optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake June 22 and made one start for Bees, before returning to Angels' July 8 for remainder of season...Tallied 14 strikeouts in start for Bees, which matched Salt Lake franchise record; also Jered Weaver (2006) and Tyler Skaggs (2016)...Following return from Triple-A, pitched to a 3.04 ERA (71 IP - 24 ER) and 78 strikeouts in 13 starts.
Began season with Double-A Rocket City and was ranked by Baseball America as Angels #4 prospect (#2 pitching prospect)...Was Opening Day starter in Trash Pandas inaugural game, May 5 at Chattanooga...Set minor league career-high with 16 strikeouts June 26 at Chattanooga across 6.0 innings pitched...The 16 strikeouts were the highest single-game total for any Angels minor leaguer since at least 2006 and were the most for any Double-A pitcher since Jesse Biddle had 16 SO on April 22, 2013, for Reading (PHI)...On June 20, in Game 1 of doubleheader vs. Biloxi, opened the game by striking out the side on nine pitches in the first inning...Finished the game with 14 strikeouts in 6.0 innings pitched...Totaled 12 games for Rocket City before moving to Triple-A on July 22...At time of his promotion, his 97 strikeouts led Double-A South and were the most among all Angels farmhands...Had one start for Salt Lake and tossed 6.0 scoreless innings vs. Las Vegas before Major League call-up...Made Major League debut with Angels with start on Aug. 1 vs. Oakland...Earned first career Major League win Aug. 15 vs. Houston after tossing 6.0 innings and allowing one earned runs on three hits with two walks and six strikeouts; marked first career quality start...Missed 25 games on injured list from Aug. 25-Sept. 23...Was optioned to Salt Lake following return from IL and made one start for Bees before returning to Majors to start Angels final game of regular season.
Selected by Angels in first round (10th overall) in 2020 First-Year Player Draft...After signing with Angels, June 28, was part of Player Pool and spent 2020 season at Alternate Training Site in Long Beach...Did not appear in a game for Angels...Prior to being drafted, played abbreviated junior season at University of Louisville going 3-0 with a 1.23 ERA (22 IP – 3 ER) while leading ACC with 48 strikeouts across his four starts...Struck out 10+ batters in three of four outings, including a 15-strikeout performance in final start of the season at Wake Forest before season was shut down.