Jonathon Paul Feyereisen (FIY-er-rye-zehn)...Selected by Cleveland in the 16th round of the 2014 Amateur Draft out of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point...Became the third UW-Stevens Point players to be drafted as a junior, joining Cody Koback in 2011 and Jordan Zimmermann in 2007…went 15-5 with a 3.05 ERA (180-IP, 61-ER) in 36 apps (26 starts) over three collegiate seasons...Graduated from River Falls (Wisc.) High School.
Went 4-4 with a 2.73 ERA (56-IP, 17-ER) in 55 apps between the Brewers and Rays...Acquired with Drew Rasmussen from the Brewers on May 21 in the Willy Adames trade...Was on the 10-day IL from July 21–Aug 29 with right shoulder discomfort…went 0-1 with a 2.51 ERA (14.1-IP, 4-ER) in 13 apps after returning...According to Statcast, averaged 93.1 mph on his 4-seam fastball and had a whiff rate of 40.2 pct. on his changeup and 45.3 pct. on his slider…whiff rate is calculated as the ratio of swinging strikes per swing...Opponents hit .145 (9-for-62) with 23 SO in at-bats ending with the changeup...On May 22 at TOR, made his Rays debut and faced the minimum in the 6th inning, erasing a one-out walk with a double play grounder...On May 23 at TOR, made his second app with the Rays and recorded his first career save, pitching around a two-out single for a scoreless ninth inning...On May 26 vs. KC, yielded a game-tying homer in the ninth inning to Andrew Benintendi, his first batter faced…recorded his first career win when the Rays won on a 10th-inning walk-off...On June 19 at SEA, yielded a walk-off single to Mitch Haniger, the first time in his career he was on the mound for a walk-off loss…was the third Rays pitcher to throw one pitch and allow a walk.off hit, joining Jeff Beliveau on Aug 23, 2014, at TOR and Shawn Camp on April 22, 2006, at TEX...On Sept. 12 at DET, yielded back-to-back one-out walks to load the bases in the 11th inning and allowed a walk-off walk to Robbie Grossman with two outs, the first Rays reliever to issue a walk-off walk since Danny Farquhar on April 26, 2017, at BAL (11th inning vs. Seth Smith)...Made the Brewers Opening Day roster for a second consecutive season...Did not allow an earned run in his first 17 apps of the season…it marked the third-longest such streak to start a season in Brewers history behind Francisco Rodríguez (19) in 2014 and Trevor Hoffman (18) in 2009...POSTSEASON: Went 0-1 with a 2.45 ERA (3.2-IP, 1-ER) in three apps in the ALDS against the Red Sox…took the loss in Game 4 after allowing a walk-off sacrifice fly to Kiké Hernández as the Rays were eliminated from the postseason.
Made six relief appearances with Milwaukee, posting a 5.79 ERA...Had three stints with the team (Opening Day-8/5, 8/23-9/13 and 9/25)...Held opponents to a .138 batting average (4-for-29, 3hr)...Made his MLB debut on Opening Day at Chicago-NL (1ip, 1h, 1r, 1er, 1k, 1hr)...his first career strikeout was Kris Bryant.....allowed a solo homer to Anthony Rizzo...Became the 10th Wisconsin-born player to play for the Brewers.
Went 10-2 with a 2.49 ERA and 7 saves in 40 relief appearances at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre...Was an International League All-Star.. tied for second in the league in wins (10)... Held opponents to a .173 batting average with 94 strikeouts in 61.1 innings...Was traded by New York-AL to Milwaukee on 9/2 and added to the 40-man roster on 11/20.
Combined at Double-A Trenton and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to go 2-3 with four saves and a 3.27 ERA (63.1IP, 49H, 26R/23ER, 28BB, 60K, 3HR) in 27 games…allowed ﬁve of his 23ER in his ﬁnal appearance, posting a 2.60 ERA (62.1IP, 18ER) in his ﬁrst 26 appearances…held opponents to a .219 BA (49-for-224)…began the season with Trenton, converting three saves and posting a 2.70 ERA (20.0IP, 14H, 6ER, 8BB, 18K, 2HR) in 13 appearances…was promoted to Scranton/WB on 5/31 and went 2-3 with one save and a 3.53 ERA (43.1IP, 35H, 20R/17ER, 20BB, 42K) in 24 games.
Split the season between Double-A Akron and Double-A Trenton and was 7-3 with ﬁve saves and a 1.70 ERA (58.1IP, 38H, 14R/11ER, 26BB, 78K, 3HR) in 42 appearances…was an Eastern League Mid-Season All-Star…led the EL in K/9.0IP ratio (12.03) and ranked third with a .185 (38-for-205) opponents' BA; LH .255 (24-for-94), RH .126 (14-for-111)…went 4-3 with ﬁve saves and a 2.23 ERA (40.1IP, 30H, 12R/10ER, 20BB, 56K) in 33 games with Akron…in nine appearances for Trenton following the trade, went 3-0 with a 0.50 ERA (18.0IP, 8H, 2R/1ER, 6BB, 22K)…also tossed 6.2 scoreless innings (2H, 4BB, 12K) over ﬁve postseason outings with the Thunder…following the season, pitched for Scottsdale in the Arizona Fall League, going 2-1 with one save and a 2.57 ERA (14.0IP, 15H, 5R/4ER, 7BB, 18K) in 10 games.
Combined at Single-A Lake County andSingle-A Lynchburg to go 1-1 with 12 saves and a 2.08 ERA (47.2IP, 30H, 11ER, 16BB, 56K, 2HR) in 46 appearances…opponents hit .179(30-for-168); LH .250 (13-for-52), RH .147 (17-for-116)…went 1-0 with 10 saves (in 11 chances) and a 1.08 ERA (16.2IP, 7H, 2ER, 6BB, 25K)in 16 games for Lake County…was promoted on 5/26 to Lynchburg, where he had an 0-1 record, two saves and a 2.61 ERA (31.0IP,23H, 9ER, 10BB, 31K) in 30 outings.
Made his professional debut with short-season Single-A Mahoning Valley and did not allow a run over 15 appearances, going 3-0 with four saves (17.0IP, 9H, 1BB, 24K)…opponents hit .150 (9-for-60).