Tyler Joseph Wagner...Attended the University of Utah, where he earned First Team All-Mountain West Conference honors as a sophomore in 2011...holds the school records for saves in a season (12 in 2011) and overall saves (17)...Is a 2010 graduate of Bishop Gorman (Nev.) High School where he led the Gaels to a state title in 2008 as well as the No. 2 ranking in the country by Baseball America...Was high school teammates with Rangers prospect Joey Gallo...Signed by Jeff Scholzen (Brewers).
Opened the season at Reno (AAA), allowing 5 runs in 8.2 IP in a pair of losing starts…was recalled by ARI on 4/18… worked 7.0 scoreless innings in his 1st 2 relief appearances, including 5.0 shutout frames to earn 1st big league win on 4/21 at SF…after option to Reno on 4/25, went 1-2, 2.50 (5 ER/18.0 IP) in final 3 starts…recorded lone victory on 5/5 at Fresno…issued just one HR on 26.2 IP with the Aces…made last start on 5/13 at Sacramento before going on the DL the following day with a strained right latissimus dorsi muscle…spent the remainder of the season on Reno DL undergoing rehab for the injury.
Spent most of the season at Double-A Biloxi, where he went 11-5 with a 2.25 ERA (38 ER in 152.1 IP) in 25 starts...Named a Southern League midseason All-Star...led the league in ERA and tied for third in wins...Made his Major League debut with the Brewers, making 3 starts over 2 stints with the team (May 31 and Sept. 22-end of the season) and went 0-2 with a 7.24 ERA (11 ER in 13.2 IP)...Made his Major League debut on May 31 vs. D-backs.
Was named a Florida State League mid- and postseason All-Star with Single-A Brevard County after he went 13-6 with a 1.86 ERA (31 ER in 150.0 IP) in 25 starts...Ranked among the FSL leaders in wins (T-1st), ERA (2nd) and strikeouts (4th, 118)...his .221 opponent average ranked second among league starters...Named by Baseball America as the Best Reliever in the Texas League following the season...also tabbed as the lone reliever on Baseball America's midseason Minor League All-Star Team...Pitched for Glendale at the Arizona Fall League and participated in the Rising Stars Game.
Posted a 10-8 record with a 3.21 ERA (53 ER in 148.2 IP) in 25 starts for Class A Wisconsin...ranked eighth in the Midwest League in ERA.