Married, wife's name is Mollie. The couple began dating during their junior year of high school...Has an English cream retriever named Maui Blue (mr.mauiblue on Instagram)...Attended New Mexico State University, where he played with current teammate Joey Ortiz. Graduated from Millennium (AZ) HS...Grew up in Oregon and played in tournaments against current teammate Adley Rutschman. Kyle was the starting pitcher when Adley made his MLB debut...Growing up, played catcher, outfield, and first base before making the transition to pitching.
Made 23 starts in his rookie season, 12 at home and 11 on the road...Began the year with Triple-A Norfolk and was named International League Pitcher of the Week on 4/17...Recalled and made his MLB debut on 4/29 vs. BOS (6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 2 ER, BB, 2 K, HR, WP); became the first O's pitcher to start his MLB debut since LHP Bruce Zimmermann on 9/17/20 (G2) vs. TB and first to record a quality start in his debut since RHP Dean Kremer on 9/6/20 vs. NYY...Earned his first career win on 5/10 at STL after pitching seven innings, allowing two runs on four hits (HR) with 11 strikeouts; became the first Oriole to pitch seven innings with zero walks and 11 strikeouts since LHP John Means threw a no-hitter on 5/5/21 at SEA...On 5/10 at STL, became only the second pitcher in MLB history to have an outing with 11+ strikeouts and no walks in one of his first three career starts, joining Stephen Strasburg on 6/8/10 vs. PIT with Washington (14 K); also the first O's rookie with 11+ strikeouts in a game since LHP Wei-Yin Chen 7/29/12 vs. OAK (12 K)...Went 3-3 with a 3.28 ERA (26 ER/71.1 IP) in 13 starts after being reinstated from the Injured List on 7/29; placed on the 15-day Injured List with right shoulder inflammation on 6/24, retroactive to 6/21...Began a rehab assignment on 7/9 and made two starts with Double-A Bowie and one with Norfolk; went 1-1 with a 1.42 ERA (2 ER/12.2 IP)...Pitched a career-high 8.2 scoreless innings with two hits and 10 strikeouts on 9/22 vs. HOU, retiring the first 17 batters faced...Ended the year going 3-2 with a 2.76 ERA (14 ER/45.2 IP) in his final eight starts...Made two Grapefruit League appearances (1 GS) in his first big-league Spring Training and did not allow a run in four innings.
Made 22 starts (24 appearances) between Double-A Bowie and Triple-A Norfolk...Started the season with the Baysox, making three starts and not allowing a run in 13.2 innings of work, while striking out 26...Promoted to Triple-A Norfolk on 5/25 and closed out the season with the Tides, pitching in 21 games (19 starts), going 5-5 with a 4.26 ERA (41 ER/86.2 IP) and 105 strikeouts...Struck out a season-high 10 batters on 5/19 at Richmond and 6/25 vs. Gwinnett...Went 2-0 with a 0.90 ERA (2 ER/20.0 IP) and 24 strikeouts in his final four starts of the season...Posted a 4-2 record and a 3.04 ERA (19 ER/56.1 IP) in 11 starts (13 games) at home...Added to the 40-man roster on 11/19.