Full name is Scott Thomas Blewett…resides in Phoenix, Ariz., during the offseason ... Graduated from C.W. Baker High School (N.Y.) in 2014… named New York Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior, going 4-0 with a 0.23 ERA with 50 strikeouts in 30.0 innings…completed his high school career with a 21-0 record.
Made his Major League debut on Sept. 18 at Milwaukee, in which he tossed 2.0 scoreless innings...Had a one-day stint in the Majors on Aug. 5 and was the 29th Man in the Aug. 15 doubleheader at Minnesota, before being recalled on Sept. 16...spent a majority of the season at the Royals Alternate Training site...Pitched the ninth inning on Sept. 23 vs. St. Louis, allowing a pair of runs on three hits, with a walk and two strikeouts.
Opened the year with Omaha (AAA), but made his last five starts at Northwest Arkansas (AA)…went 6-11 with a 7.34 ERA (87 ER in 106.2 IP) in 21 starts (23 appearances) between his two stops ... Spent two weeks on the Injured List (June 27-July 11), missing time with a leg injury ... Won consecutive starts to open the year, April 8 at Memphis (14-3) and April 14 vs. New Orleans (11-10)…also fanned a season-high 10 hitters in his April 20 start at New Orleans (6.2 IP), taking a no-decision ... Dropped five-straight starts (April 28-May 25), pitching to a 10.08 ERA (28 ER in 25.0 IP) in that span ... Won three starts in a row (May 30-June 10), allowing four earned runs in 18.0 innings (2.00 ERA) in that span, before losing six-straight decisions between June 16-Aug. 17, which included his first three outings with Northwest Arkansas ... Fanned 34 hitters in 25.1 innings (12.08 K/9) over his five starts with the Naturals, including seven or more in each of his last four outings.
Spent the entire season at Northwest Arkansas (AA), matching a career high in wins (8), while his 26 appearances and 148.1 innings were the second-highest totals of his career...Selected to the Texas League All-Star Game in Midland, Texas…tossed a scoreless second inning for the North Division...Had a 5.70 ERA (49 ER in 77.1 IP) over his first 14 starts…however, he was 4-0 with a 2.90 ERA (16 ER in 49.2 IP) and a .232 (42-for-181) opponents' average from July 23 to the end of the year...Named Texas League Pitcher of the Week (Aug. 12), after tossing his fourth career complete game on Aug. 10 - a 12-1 victory over Frisco…scattered eight hits and one run with no walks and three strikeouts over 9.0 innings...Made six starts for Surprise in the Arizona Fall League, going 4-0 with a 2.49 ERA (7 ER in 25.1 IP)…surrendered one earned run or fewer in four of his six starts.
Made a career-high 27 starts at Wilmington (A), going 7-10 with a 4.07 ERA (69 ER in 152.2 IP)…ranked second in the Carolina League in innings pitched and starts, fifth in strikeouts (129) and 10th in WHIP (1.34)... Named an Organization All-Star by MiLB.com... Tossed the first shutout of his professional career, July 2 in a 2-0 win over Salem…scattered four hits and allowed no walks with four strikeouts over his 9.0 scoreless frames…it was one of just 11 complete-game shutouts in the Carolina League in 2017... Posted a 3-3 mark and a 3.21 ERA (24 ER in 67.1 IP) in his 11 starts between July 1 and August 31…recorded 45 strikeouts, compared to 16 walks in that span... Fanned a career-high 12 Salem hitters over 6.0 innings on June 22, but took a no-decision in an 11-7 Blue Rocks defeat…also struck out 10 on June 16 vs. Salem, which matched his previous career-best.