Dylan Coleman resides in Mineral Point, Mo. during the offseason...Attended Missouri State from 2016-18, where as a sophomore he led the team with eight wins and posted a Missouri Valley Conference-best 106 strikeouts in 99.1 innings, leading the Bears to a conference regular-season title and an NCAA Regional title...as a junior, he went 10-2 in 17 outings with 129 strikeouts in 102.2 innings...Graduated from Potosi High School (Mo.), where he earned All-State honors as a senior in both baseball and basketball...he scored more than 2,300 points on the court, breaking a 45-year school record.
Spent most of the season at Double-A Northwest Arkansas and Triple-A Omaha, where he combined to go 5-1 with seven saves, a 3.28 ERA (21 ER in 57.2 IP), .186 opponent’s average and 93 strikeouts (14.5 K/9) in 45 appearances...His 14.5 K/9 ranked second among Royals minor leaguers (min. 50.0 IP) behind Will Klein (15.5 K/9)...Was selected on Sept. 20 and pitched in five of the Royals’ last 11 games, recording a 1.42 ERA (1 ER in 6.1 IP) and .208 opponent’s average (5-for-24)...He made his big league debut on Sept. 21 in Cleveland, firing a scoreless seventh inning and touching 100.6 mph with his fastball...he averaged 98.2 mph over his 66 fastballs in the Majors, which was the highest average velocity by a Royal in 2021 (min. 50 fastballs)...Stranded all four runners that he inherited, including getting out of a bases-loaded, no-out jam in Detroit on Sept. 25, registering two strikeouts...Recorded 2.0 innings with one hit allowed in the season finale vs. Minnesota, setting career highs in innings pitched and strikeouts (3).
Acquired as the PTBNL with Edward Olivares from San Diego for Trevor Rosenthal...the trade was announced on Aug. 29 and completed on Nov. 5.
Recorded a 3.18 ERA (12 ER in 34.0 IP) in 27 appearances across three levels in his first full season.