Nicknamed “Big Drip” by Mets teammates...His brother, Trevor, plays in the Minnesota Twins system...The two attended college together at Loyola Marymount University...Tylor and Trevor both debuted in the majors in 2021...Elias notes that there have been three other pairs of brothers to make their major league debut in the same season since 2000: Scott & Tyler Heineman (2019), Joe & A.J. Jimenez (2017) and Donovan & Jhonatan Solano (2012)...His dad Kevin was a rower at UCLA...His parents named him Tylor with an “OR” ending to match the ending in his brother’s name, Trevor...Was discovered by his agent when he showed up to catch for his brother Trevor, who was being scouted...The agent (then scout) asked, "Why don’t you pitch?"...Tylor said, "I’ve never pitched."...Tylor Megill was the last Mets pitcher to record a hit before MLB adopted the universal DH in 2022. Megill doubled to the gap in centerfield in Atlanta on October 1, 2021.
Made his major league debut on June 23...Among pitchers to make their first 18 career starts with the Mets, Megill ranked seventh with 99 strikeouts...Posted a major league-leading 1.04 ERA in July (min. 25.0 IP)...Only two other pitchers in Mets history have had a better ERA in the month of July: Jon Matlack had a 0.86 ERA in July 1972 and Rick Aguilera had a 0.89 ERA in July 1985...Held right-handed batters to a .200 batting average, the 10th-best mark in the NL (min. 175 batters faced)...His .244 opponent OBP against righties ranked fourth in the NL behind Max Scherzer (.211), Trevor Bauer (.227) and Corbin Burnes (.232)...Tossed 7.0 innings, his longest start of the season, and racked up a season-high 10 strikeouts against New York-AL on September 10...Allowed two runs or fewer in 10 of his 18 starts.
Did not pitch due to the cancellation of the minor league season.
Pitched at three levels...Columbia (A) of the South Atlantic League, St. Lucie (A) of the Florida State League and Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League...Combined to strike out 92 in 71.2 innings...Made 22 appearances, 11 starts...Earned two saves.
Made his professional debut with Brooklyn (A) of the New York-Penn League...Had 36 strikeouts in 28.0 innings.