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TylerBosma

  • position LHP
  • height 6-6
  • Weight 230
  • class Graduate Student
  • Hometown Holland, Mich.
  • Previous School Miami (Ohio)

Pronunciation: BOZ-ma

CAREER (PRIOR TO KENTUCKY)
Pitched three seasons for the Miami (Ohio) Redhawks…Made 34 appearances, including 19 starting assignments…Posted a 5-6 record and 4.63 ERA in 114.2 innings…Only allowed three home runs, including none in 2021…Struck out 134 batters, good for 10.6 strikeouts-per-nine innings…Lowered his ERA each season.

2021 SUMMER
Pitched for the Williamsport Crosscutters of the MLB Draft League…Made four starts in five appearances…Went 0-1 with a 4.05 ERA over 20.0 innings, allowing 17 hits…Struck out 19 batters and held opponents to a .230 batting average.

2021 (MIAMI, OHIO)
Appeared in 15 games, including 14 starts…Went 2-4 with a 3.95 ERA in 57.0 innings…Struck out 72 for an 11.4 strikeouts-per-nine innings rate…Allowed 56 hits, none of which were home runs…Opponents hit just .259 against him…Best start of the season came vs. Davidson (3/7) when he twirled five shutout innings, striking out nine and allowing just two hits…Threw 4.2 shutout innings vs. Kent State on 4/25…Struck out at least six batters in seven outings.

2020 (MIAMI, OHIO)
Made four starts on the mound during the pandemic-shortened season…Went 1-1 with a 4.82 ERA in 18.2 innings…Struck out 15 and walked seven…Only allowed one home run…Earned the victory against Purdue Fort Wayne (2/22), giving up three runs and striking out six in 5.0 innings pitched…Threw five shutout innings, striking out four in win over Penn State (3/12).

2019 (MIAMI, OHIO)
Appeared in 15 games, making one start as a freshman…Finished with a 2-1 record and 5.54 ERA in 39.0 innings pitched…Was fifth on RedHawks with 51 strikeouts…Earned first career victory going 6.1 innings, allowing two earned runs on six hits while striking out a season-high 11 batters vs. St. Bonaventure (3/15)…Went 6.0 innings and did not allow an earned run while striking out five in first career start in MAC Tournament game vs. Ohio (5/24)…Had at least four strikeouts in six appearances on season.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended West Ottawa (Mich.) High School…Four-year letterwinner seeing time at pitcher, first base and centerfield…Also a four-year letterwinner in basketball…Had career had 20-6 record and 1.05 ERA in 205 innings…Struck out 226, threw two no-hitters and one perfect game in high school…All-Region in both sports three consecutive seasons (2016-18).

PERSONAL
Hometown is Holland, Mich. … Son of Wendy and Duane Bosma…Dad played basketball and baseball at Hope College and professional basketball in Luxembourg…Mom was a soccer player at Hope College… Has a younger brother, Blake, who plays football at Western Michigan.

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