Tyler David Goeddel (pronounced GOOD-ell)… Attended St. Francis High School (CA)… Brother of major league pitcher Erik Goeddel… His father, David Goeddel, is a biotech industry pioneer who developed synthesized insulin… Signed by: Brian Morrison.
Made his 1st career Opening Day roster (had never previously played above double-A)...Among NL rookies, T-1st in OF assists (5) and T-7th in triples (3)...Made his ML debut, 4/6 at CIN in a start in LF...Singled for his 1st ML hit, 4/12 vs SD (Erlin)...Collected his 1st ML RBI and had his 1st multi-hit game, 4/23 at MIL...Slugged his 1st ML home run, 5/18 vs MIA (Urena)...Batted .316 (24-76) over a 24-game span, 4/23-5/2...Left the game on 9/21 vs CWS after getting hit in the helmet by a pitch; was subsequently diagnosed with a concussion and did not play for the remainder of the season...Made 56 starts: 49 in LF and 7 in RF
Spent the entire season with Montgomery (AA)...Was a Southern League midseason All-Star...Finished third in the SL in RBI (72) and fifth in triples (10) & SB (28)...Was the only player in the SL to reach double-digits in doubles (17), triples, HR (12) and SB...Led all TB minor leaguers in triples and led his team in games (123), hits (132), total bases (205), RBI, triples and SB...Hit safely in 17 of his first 20 games (.351, .429 OBP, .969 OPS, 13 RBI)...Became the first player in team history to hit three HR in a game, 7/30 vs Tennessee (3-4, 3 HR, 3 RBI, 3 R)...Played 111 games in OF and made only two errors after being converted from a third baseman prior to 2015...Batted .385 (37-96) vs LHP...Had at least 20 SB for the fourth consecutive season
Spent the entire season with Charlotte (A) and led the team in RBI (61)...T-1st in the Florida State League in triples (8)...Collected 32 multi-hit games and 18 multi-RBI games
Played for Bowling Green (A)...Named a Midwest League midseason All-Star...T-1st on team in RBI (65) and ranked third in the league in triples (12)...Had an 11-game hitting streak, 4/9-23 (.370, 12 R, 5 SB)...Was successful in 30 of his 35 SB attempts (85.7 %)
Began his pro career with Bowling Green...Named a Midwest League midseason All-Star...Batted .304 (21-69), 3 HR, 11 RBI in April...Hit his first professional HR, 4/15 at Lake County, going 4-for-6 with 2 HR, 4 R and a professional-high 6 RBI...Was on the 7-day DL with a left wrist contusion, 8/29-9/4