Ty Douglas Buttrey...On Twitter: @butt_ty...Married Samantha Green on Dec. 30, 2017...Samantha hosts a YouTube channel called, “Behind The Lights” which features vlogs and interviews with a variety of athletes...Ty and Samantha Buttrey purchased an RV during the 2019-20 offseason and drove it cross country from Tampa to Anaheim prior to the 2020 regular season...Visited students at John Marshall Elementary School in Anaheim as part of Angels Baseball Foundation’s AdoptA-School Program in 2019...Participated in 2019 Aces & Athletes Poker Tournament and charity casino night at Angel Stadium...The event is presented by the Irvine Public Schools Foundation and Angels Baseball Foundation and helps fund scholarships and crucial programs for students in need...As part of Red Sox Rookie Development Program in January 2018, helped paint murals at the Dimock Center in Roxbury, MA, and visited patients at Boston Children’s Hospital...Attended Major League Spring Training for first time in 2018 with Boston after being added to 40-man roster on Nov. 20, 2017...Played in 2017 Arizona Fall League for AFL Champion Peoria, representing Red Sox organization...In Red Sox organization, pitched primarily as a starter until moving to bullpen in June 2016...Attended Providence Senior HS (NC)...Went 9-2 with a 0.91 ERA (69 IP - 7 ER) during senior season...Ranked as #9 prospect in Angels system following the 2018 season by Baseball America...Named by Baseball America as having best changeup in Red Sox system following the 2017 season...Originally signed by Red Sox scout Quincy Boyd.
Attended Spring Training with Angels and appeared in seven Cactus League games, before announcing his retirement April 3.
Completed third Major League season and led Angels with five saves and 14 games finished, while ranking second on Club with 27 appearances...Recorded at least four outs in three of his five saves, which tied with Baltimore’s Cole Sulser for most in Majors...Pitched to a 1.84 ERA (14.2 IP - 3 ER) across 13 appearances in month of August...In April, was Angels representative in “MLB The Show Players League” video game tournament.
Led Angels relievers with 72 appearances and 84 strikeouts in second season in Majors... Allowed first home run of career May 20 vs. Minnesota (Miguel Sano), which snapped Angels record streak of 37 consecutive games without allowing a homer to begin a Major League career... Became first Angels pitcher with six wins in traditional relief appearances within team's first 100 games of a season since Scot Shields in 2006... Pitched to a 1.23 ERA (29.1 IP - 4 ER) from start of season through June 1...ERA ranked ninth in Majors in that span (min. 20 IP)... Earned first win of Major League career April 13 at Wrigley Field after retiring only batter faced (Jason Heyward)... Made Opening Day roster for first time in career...Opened season with 11.1 shutout innings in first 12 appearances.
Made Major League debut with Angels Aug. 16 at Texas and worked one scoreless inning...Became 32nd different pitcher used by Angels in 2018, which set new club record (previous was 31 in 2017)... Earned first career save Sept. 7 at White Sox with one perfect inning pitched... Recorded four saves within first 14 career games, joining Minnie Rojas (1966) as only Angels to do so...In that span pitched to a 0.59 ERA (15.1 IP - 1 ER) to begin career... Opened year with Triple-A Pawtucket and registered a 2.25 ERA (44 IP - 11 ER) in 32 games for PawSox... His 13.09 strikeouts per nine innings rate ranked second among International League relievers through end of July... Missed two weeks of season in late July on minor league disabled with right knee inflammation... Acquired by Angels July 30 along with LHP Williams Jerez in exchange for INF Ian Kinsler and cash considerations... Made one rehab appearance with AZL Angels before joining Triple-A Salt Lake Aug. 9.
Posted a 4.81 ERA (34 ER/63.2 IP) with 10.46 SO/9.0 IP in 40 games between Double-A Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket...Held RHH to a .198/.282/.244 batting line between the 2 clubs (26-for-131, 3 2B, 1 HR, 14 BB, 43 SO). Appeared in 10 games over 2 stints with the PawSox (6/4-7/13 and 7/18-21). Began the year with the Sea Dogs and earned the win in his season debut on 4/7 vs. Reading...Earned his 1st career save in his 2nd game on 4/10 vs. Binghamton. Allowed 0 R in his final 2 games with Pawtucket (5.0 IP). Earned his 1st Triple-A win with 3.0 scoreless innings on 7/18 vs. Toledo. Allowed 4 ER in 0.0 IP on 8/27 vs. Binghamton, but posted a 2.25 ERA (8 ER/32.0 IP) in his other 22 games from 7/7 through the end of the Arizona Fall League season. Posted a 2.16 ERA (2 ER/8.1 IP) in 7 appearances for AFL champion Peoria. Added to the Red Sox' 40-man roster on 11/20.