Ty Douglas Buttrey... As part of Red Sox Rookie Development Program in January 2018, helped paint murals at the Dimock Center in Roxbury, MA, and visited patients at Boston Childrenfs Hospital... Attended Major League Spring Training for first time in 2018 with Boston after being added to 40-man roster, Nov. 20, 2017... Played in 2017 Arizona Fall League for AFL Champion Peoria, representing Red Sox organization... In Red Sox organization, pitched primarily as a starter until moving to bullpen in June 2016... Attended Providence Senior HS (NC)...Went 9-2 with a 0.91 ERA (69 IP - 7 ER) during senior season... Ranked as #9 prospect in Angels system following the 2018 season by Baseball America... Named by Baseball America as having best changeup in Red Sox system following the 2017 season... Originally signed by Red Sox scout Quincy Boyd.
Made Major League debut with Angels Aug. 16 at Texas and worked one scoreless inning...Became 32nd different pitcher used by Angels in 2018, which set new club record (previous was 31 in 2017)... Earned first career save Sept. 7 at White Sox with one perfect inning pitched... Recorded four saves within first 14 career games, joining Minnie Rojas (1966) as only Angels to do so...In that span pitched to a 0.59 ERA (15.1 IP - 1 ER) to begin career... Opened year with Triple-A Pawtucket and registered a 2.25 ERA (44 IP - 11 ER) in 32 games for PawSox... His 13.09 strikeouts per nine innings rate ranked second among International League relievers through end of July... Missed two weeks of season in late July on minor league disabled with right knee inflammation... Acquired by Angels July 30 along with LHP Williams Jerez in exchange for INF Ian Kinsler and cash considerations... Made one rehab appearance with AZL Angels before joining Triple-A Salt Lake Aug. 9.
Posted a 4.81 ERA (34 ER/63.2 IP) with 10.46 SO/9.0 IP in 40 games between Double-A Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket...Held RHH to a .198/.282/.244 batting line between the 2 clubs (26-for-131, 3 2B, 1 HR, 14 BB, 43 SO). Appeared in 10 games over 2 stints with the PawSox (6/4-7/13 and 7/18-21). Began the year with the Sea Dogs and earned the win in his season debut on 4/7 vs. Reading...Earned his 1st career save in his 2nd game on 4/10 vs. Binghamton. Allowed 0 R in his final 2 games with Pawtucket (5.0 IP). Earned his 1st Triple-A win with 3.0 scoreless innings on 7/18 vs. Toledo. Allowed 4 ER in 0.0 IP on 8/27 vs. Binghamton, but posted a 2.25 ERA (8 ER/32.0 IP) in his other 22 games from 7/7 through the end of the Arizona Fall League season. Posted a 2.16 ERA (2 ER/8.1 IP) in 7 appearances for AFL champion Peoria. Added to the Red Sox' 40-man roster on 11/20.