Ryan Michael Pepiot… married to Lilia Poulsen...attended Westfield High School (IN)…he was a three-sport star in high school (baseball, basketball and a football quarterback)... drafted in the third round of the 2019 First-Year Player Draft out of Butler.
Split the season between Triple-A Oklahoma City (19 G, 17 GS) and the Los Angeles Dodgers (9 G, 7 GS)...With Triple-A Oklahoma City, earned a 9-1 record and an ERA of 2.56 (26 ER/91.1 IP), striking out 114 and only walking 36 in 19 games (17 starts)...With the Dodgers, compiled a 3-0 record over nine games (seven starts) with a 3.47 ERA (14 ER/36.1 IP), holding opponents to a .200 average...Made his MLB debut on May 11, 2022 at Pittsburgh, recording one hit, five walks and three strikeouts while not factoring in the decision… recorded his first career strikeout on the first batter he faced, striking out Ben Gamel on four pitches...Collected his first Major League win on July 5 versus the Rockies, pitching 5.0 innings, giving up four hits, one earned run, one walk and striking out six...Awarded the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week for April 10 and the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Month for April with Oklahoma City, going 2-0 in five starts with a 1.66 ERA (4 ER/ 21.2 IP), giving up 14 hits, one homer, nine walks, punching out 29 batters and holding them to a .182 average...Held batters to a .193 average with Oklahoma City and .200 with the Dodgers...Tied for ninth in strikeouts with 114 and tied for fourth in wins with nine in the Pacific Coast League. Compiled at least two strikeouts in every appearance this season…tossed season-high 10 strikeouts vs. Round Rock on June 21…held runners in scoring position to a .160 average with the Dodgers…had an 11 game streak of at least five strikeouts (May 17-July 26).
Split his time between Double-A Tulsa and Triple-A Oklahoma City, posting a combined 5-9 record across 26 games (22 starts) with a 4.62 ERA (52 ER/101.1 IP)... Earned his first professional win on June 23 with Double-A Tulsa, tossing 6.0 scoreless frames against Springfield with six strikeouts... Collected three straight wins from June 23–July 4, allowing just three earned runs over 17.0 innings with 20 strikeouts and just three walks... Excelled during home games, posting a 3-0 mark across eight games (six games) and keeping the opposition to a .128 average... Was even-keeled against both left-handed and right-handed batters, keeping them to a .143 and .153 average respectively...Struck out 11 batters on July 4 against Arkansas, earning the win as he tossed seven shutout innings…recorded at least two strikeouts in each of his 26 outings…did not allow a run in six of his 26 games…earned an 11.28 strikeout-per-nine innings mark this season…invited to his first spring training as a non-roster invitee.
Spent part of the campaign at the alternate site on the USC campus.
Split the season between Rookie-League AZL Dodgers and Single-A Great Lakes...appeared in four games for the AZL Dodgers, going 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA (0 ER/5.0 IP) with 10 strikeouts, while making nine starts for the Great Lakes Loons... He was assigned to Great Lakes on July 17, going 0-0 with a 2.45 ERA (5 ER/18.1 IP) with 21 strikeouts.