Tyler Harrison Kinley…son of Rebecca Kinley…has two siblings, Ryan and Caroline...Married to Brittanni…together they have a son, Harrison...In his free time, enjoys doing anything outdoors - visiting parks, beaches, etc...His dad taught him how to play baseball...Graduated from Nova High School in Davie, Fla...Attended Barry University in Miami Shores, Fla., from 2012-13 …went 5-2 with a 5.67 ERA in 22 games (seven starts)...Became the 13th player in school history to be drafted...Received a degree in exercise physiology.
Made 24 appearances in his first season with Colorado, after being claimed off waivers from Miami on Dec. 9, 2019...Scored upon six times over 24 games…made 17 appearances in which he allowed no runs or hits...Limited left-handed batters to a .111 batting average, tied for the third-lowest opponent batting average against left-handed hitters in the National League (tied for fifth in the Majors)...Pitched a career-high-tying two innings on Sept. 12 vs. Los Angeles-AL (seventh time, last: Aug. 29, 2019 vs. Cincinnati)...Began the season with seven scoreless/hitless appearances (6.1 innings), before allowing five runs while recording no outs on Aug. 12 vs. Arizona.
Made 52 relief appearances with Miami, going 3-1 with a 3.65 ERA (49.1 IP, 20 ER) ... Made the Marlins' Opening Day roster, his second-straight Opening Day roster ... had five stints on the active roster ... Earned his first career win on May 23 vs. Detroit ... recorded his first career save in his last appearance of the season, Sept. 29 at Philadelphia ... Recalled for the third time on July 31 and went 2-1 with a 2.19 ERA (24.2 IP, 6 ER) while limiting opponents to a .165 batting average over his last 27 appearances of the season ... Pitched more than one innings in 10 appearances, including a career-high two innings six times ... Recorded a career-long, 9.2-inning scoreless streak across seven appearances, April 2-20 ... In 14 relief appearances with Triple-A New Orleans, went 0-1 with two saves and a 1.72 ERA (15.2 IP, 3 ER).
Split the season between the Twins and Marlins organizations, combining to make 13 appearances in the Majors with no record and a 12.27 ERA (11.0 ip/15 er)...Made MLB debut for Minnesota on April 7 vs. Seattle (1.0 ip, h, r, er, bb, 2 so)...Was selected by Minnesota in the 2017 Rule 5 Draft; made four relief appearances for Twins, going 0-0 with 24.30 ERA (3.1/9) before being designated for assignment on April 26 and returned to Miami on May 1...Assigned to Triple-A New Orleans upon returning to Marlins organization. Made 40 appearances, going 2-2 with 2.93 ERA (40.0/13) and eight saves in 10 chances...Over final 14 games with New Orleans, was 0-0 with 1.35 ERA (13.1/2), with three saves in three chances...Held opponents scoreless in 30 appearances; allowed one-orzero runs in 34 outings...Did not allow an earned run in 18 road games (16.0 ip) with New Orleans (two unearned runs), posting 1-2 record and converting all four save chances...In 19 home games, was 1-0, 5.32 ERA (22.0/13) with four saves in six chances...Had contract selected by Miami from New Orleans on Sept. 4...Posted 0-0, 7.04 (7.2/6) marks in nine games with the Marlins, holding opponents to .207 average...Held the opponent scoreless in six of his eight appearances.
Began season with Double-A Jacksonville (Miami)...Converted eight of 10 save opportunities for the Suns...Struck out 34 batters in 26.0 innings with the Suns... Transferred to Single-A Jupiter July 22...Converted nine of 10 save opportunities for the Hammerheads, while holding opponents to a .151 batting average...Combined to go 2-3, 3.54 ERA (53.1 IP, 21 ER) with 22 walks and 72 strikeouts in 50 games...held left-handed hitters to a .231 average and right-handers to a .205 average...Selected by Minnesota 20th overall in Rule 5 Draft December 14.