Ryan Donald Feltner...has a boxer named Sophie...Son of Laura and Derek...brother, Riley, played collegiate baseball at Kent State...father played at UCF and grandfather played at Eastern Kentucky...maternal grandfather was in the Secret Service...Had ASD open heart surgery at age four...Graduated from Walsh Jesuit High School in Ohio where he was named the Pitcher of the Year three times (2013-15)...2015 Ohio Gatorade State High School Baseball Player of the Year...Attended The Ohio State University...graduated with a degree in strategic communication...Ranked tied for 24th in career strikeouts in Ohio State history (204) at the time of his drafting.
Pitched 20 times in 2022 (19 starts), posting a 5.83 ERA (97.1 IP, 63 ER) with 35 walks and 84 strikeouts in his first full season with Colorado...Went 4-9 (Rockies 6-13) with a 6.03 ERA (94.0, 63 ER) in his 19 starts (four quality starts), walking 33 and striking out 82...In eight starts at Coors Field, went 2-4 (Rockies 4-4) with a 6.46 ERA (39.0 IP, 28 ER), walking 15 and striking out 33...posted a 5.73 ERA (55.0 IP, 35 ER) across 11 road starts, logging a 2-5 record (Rockies 2-9) with 18 walks and 49 strikeouts...Through his first 21 career starts, has gone 4-10 with a 6.37 ERA (100.1 IP, 71 ER), 38 walks and 88 strikeouts...his 6.37 ERA ranks as the fourth-highest in franchise history through a Rockies pitcher’s first 21 starts, trailing Peter Lambert (7.48), Mark Thompson (6.65) and Bryan Rekar (6.59)...Pitched 3.1 scoreless innings of relief against the Dodgers at Coors Field July 29, his first professional relief appearance...Had five stints on the active roster this season: April 27-May 1, May 25-June 5, June 11-July 12 (was originally optioned to Albuquerque June 27 but the option was rescinded and he was placed on the 15-day Injured List with a right rhomboid strain), July 29-30, Aug. 5-end of season...also served one stint as the 27th man on Aug. 2 in San Diego...Went 5-1 with a 5.83 ERA (51.2 IP, 22 ER), 18 walks and 60 strikeouts in 11 starts with the Isotopes.
Made his Major League debut on Sept. 5 vs. Atlanta after having his contract selected from Double-A Hartford...Chased after 2.2 innings and six earned runs, allowing five hits, three of them homers, to go along with two walks … allowed a home run to Ozzie Albies on the first pitch of the game, the first Major League starter since Miami’s Robert Dugger on Aug. 5, 2019 to give up a home run on the first pitch of his big league debut...Was the first Rockies starter since Antonio Senzatela to skip Triple-A and go straight to the Majors...Was promoted from High-A Spokane to Double-A Hartford on June 17 and went 5-2 with a 2.85 ERA (72.2 IP, 23 ER), 22 walks and 80 strikeouts in 13 starts with the Yard Goats … his 2.85 ERA ranked as the sixth-best in Yard Goats history (10 or more starts)...Optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque on Sept. 18 and made one start for the Isotopes.
Did not pitch due to the cancellation of the 2020 Minor League season.
Went 9-9 with a 5.07 ERA (119.0 IP, 67 ER) in 25 starts with Class-A Asheville...Career-high 10 strikeouts May 17 at Lexington … recorded six or more strikeouts in 10 of his starts.
0.88 ERA (30.2 IP, 3 ER) with four walks and 39 strikeouts in nine starts with Rookie Level Grand Junction, holding opponents to a .157 average. ..His ERA was the lowest among all Grand Junction pitchers and his 39 strikeouts were tied for the second-most.