Timothy Gerard Mayza ... Attended Upper Perkiomen High School in Red Hill, Pennsylvania ... Named an All-American in his junior year at Millersville University of Pennsylvania ... Landed a spot with the Cotuit Kettleers of the Cape Cod League in 2012 ... Baseball America tabbed him as the No. 6 prospect in Division II prior to that 2012 campaign ... As Millersville's No. 1 starter, he posted an 11-3 record and a PSAC-best 1.55 ERA in 2013 ... His accolades included Daktronics All-America Third Team, All-Atlantic Region First Team by Daktronics, ABCA and NCBWA, and All-PSAC East First Team.
Gave up seven hits over his last 18 scoreless outings (15.2 IP, 4BB/19K)... His 15.2 scoreless frames is the 5th longest active streak in the Majors and was the longest by a Blue Jay in 2018 ... Allowed runs in five of his 37 outings (13 ER/35.2 IP) ... Let only four of his 27 inherited runners score... The 14.8% rate was the best on the team ... Was recalled from Triple-A Buffalo on April 10, April 23, May 3, June 1, June 23, July 8 and Aug. 15... His seven recalls tied a franchise high (Ryan Tepera-2016, Leonel Campos-2017) ... Made his season debut on April 18 vs. KC (1.0 IP, H, BB, K) ... Struck out a career-high four batters over 2.0 frames on July 11 at ATL ... On Aug. 25 vs. PHI, tied a career high with 2.0 IP and tossed the longest hitless outing of his career as he retired all six batters faced (3K)...Did so again on Sept. 3 vs. TB, using a double play to go hitless over 2.0 IP while retiring all five hitters he faced ... Pitched the 9th on Sept. 17 at BAL and struck out all three batters faced, doing so for the 1st time in his career ... Improved to 3-0 for his career with his 2nd win of the season on Sept. 28 at TB.
Recorded at least one strikeout in 17 of his 19 MLB games for a 14.29 SO/9 ratio (highest among Toronto pitchers) and a 6.75 SO/BB ratio (2nd on TOR) ... Allowed just one extra-base hit (a double) to a left-handed hitter (37 PA) while limiting them to a .206 average (7-for-34, 3BB, 12K) ... Had his contract selected from Triple-A Buffalo (1-1, 0.93 ERA in 11 games) on Aug. 14 ... Made his MLB debut on Aug. 15 vs. TB, tossing one inning (2H, 1K)…Struck out the 1st batter he faced (Peter Bourjos)… Became the first player from Millersville University to appear in a MLB game since RHP Jim Todd in 1979 (courtesy MLB network) ... Gave up his 1st home run on Aug. 18 at CHC to Javier Baez ... Was sent down to Buffalo on Aug. 19 and recalled again three days later ... Struck out a personal-best three batters on Aug. 24 at TB...Recorded three strikeouts again on Aug. 27 vs. MIN ... Picked up his 1st MLB win on Sept. 12 vs. BAL (0.1 IP, K).
Began the 2016 season at Advanced-A Dunedin...Posted a 1.66 ERA over 48.2 IP of work (28 games) ... On April 22, 2016 vs. Lakeland, combined to throw a no-hitter along with Brad Allen and Adonys Cardona...It was the first no-hitter recorded by Dunedin since 1992 ... Promoted to Double-A New Hampshire on June 20, 2016 ... Sent back to Dunedin on Aug. 4, 2016 after appearing in 14 games for the Fisher Cats (4.11 ERA, .281 opp. avg.) ... In 42 relief appearances between Dunedin and New Hampshire in 2016, combined to produce a 2.25 ERA with 30 walks and 65 strikeouts over 64.0 innings.
Posted career bests in WHIP (1.37), ERA (3.07), opponents' batting average (.238) and H/9 ratio (7.92) during the 2015 season at Class-A Lansing ... Made a spot start for Lansing in 2015 on Aug. 22 vs. Bowling Green and tossed five scoreless innings (1H, 1BB, 5K) ... Recorded a save in his 1st career professional postseason contest - Sept. 12 vs. West Michigan...Worked 2.1 innings that afternoon (allowed 1 ER) ... Was added to the Toronto Blue Jays Arizona Fall League roster after the 2015 campaign.