Tyson made his major league debut with two outings (one start) for the Cubs in 2020...was selected to the 40-man roster, November 20, 2019...in five seasons in the Cubs organization, has gone 24-25 with a 4.05 ERA (186 ER/413.0 IP) in 85 minor league games (74 starts)…Was selected by the Cubs in the fourth round of the 2016 draft out of California Baptist University...became the highest drafted player in Cal Baptist history...earned All-PacWest first-team honors in his final season...his 237 strikeouts rank third all-time in school history...Graduated from Shadow Hills High School in Indio, California...went 6-0 with a 0.19 ERA in his senior season, earning All-League first-team honors.
Tyson made his major league debut with the Cubs, appearing in two games...allowed three runs in 5.0 innings in his first major league action...Was recalled August 17 as the 29th man for the doubleheader against St. Louis and made the start in the second game...allowed two runs in 2.0 innings in the Cubs’ 5-4 win...was again recalled September 5 and pitched 3.0 innings out of relief vs. St. Louis, allowing one run...was optioned back to the South Bend alternate site after the game.
Tyson was named a Southern League mid-season All-Star...combined to go 7-8 with a complete games and a 4.35 ERA (66 ER/136.2 IP) in 26 starts between Double-A Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa...Began the season with Tennessee, going 4-3 with a 2.56 ERA (25 ER/88.0 IP) in 15 starts...his 2.56 ERA led Tennessee starting pitchers...Named Cubs Minor League Pitcher of the Month for April after going 1-1 with a 1.42 ERA (3 ER/19.0 IP) in four starts...was selected as Southern League Player of the Week, May 6-12 (1-0, 1 ER, 13.0 IP)...Struck out a season-high 11 batters in 7.0 innings, June 3 at Montgomery (7.0 IP, 6 H, 3 ER)...Was promoted to Triple-A Iowa, July 4...went 3-5 with a 7.58 ERA (41 ER/48.2 IP) in 11 starts in Triple-A...Between Tennessee and Iowa, combined to limit foes to a .252 batting average against, including a .230 mark by right-handed hitters.
Spent the season with Single-A Myrtle Beach, going 9-9 with a 3.54 ERA (50 ER/127.0 IP) in 23 starts, including one complete game...struck out a career-high 126 batters, while walking just 35, in 127.0 innings...Spun 7.0-scoreless innings, May 2 vs. Carolina...allowed just three hits and one walk while fanning seven batters.
In his first campaign with a full season minor league club, he went 6-7 with a 4.48 ERA (60 ER/120.2 IP) in 28 games (20 starts) with Single-A South Bend...he struck out 99 batters and walked 38.
In his first pro season, he went a combined 2-1 with a 3.14 ERA (10 ER/28.2 IP) in eight appearances (five starts) between rookie league Mesa and Single-A Eugene...had a 3.97 ERA (10 ER/22.2 IP) in six games (four starts) with Eugene.