Full name TYLER JAMES STURDEVANT...Engaged, Genna Gorman...Pitched four season at New Mexico State
University where he was 2nd team all WAC in 2008...Tyler graduated from Chatfield Senior High in 2004 (Littleton, CO)..
In his junior and senior year, Tyler was named team captain and first team all conference in baseball and football...Majored in engineering at NMSU...Red-shirted in 2007 due to Tommy John surgery on right elbow.2011Had a breakout season in 2011 and continued momentum into Arizona Fall League after the season...Went a combined 7-3 w/a 2.65 ERA in 42 games between A Kinston, AA Akron and AAA Columbus (8SV, 74.2IP, 67H, 22ER, 19BB,
82K)...Walked 2.3 per 9.0IP and fanned 9.9 per 9.0IP....Ended season with Columbus and pitched in 1 playoff game (0.2IP, 2H, 0R)...Combined on the year batters hit .238 (67-281, 5HR)...Began year in Kinston and was promoted to AA Akron on June 19...Had a 13.0IP scoreless streak from April 24-May 17...Was with Akron from June 19-Sept 1 and made spot appearance in Columbus on July 19...Made 1 other appearance in Columbus to finish regular season on Sept 3...Combined on the year RH batters hit .236 (39-165) off him...Posted
3.00ERA in the Arizona Fall League after the season (12.0IP, 11H, 4ER, 13K, .239AVG) as 7 of last 8 outings were scoreless (last 4G, 4.2IP, 2H, 0R, 7K).2010Went a combined 6-2 w/a 2.09 ERA in 31 games in relief between A Lake County and A Kinston (64.2IP, 45H, 15ER, 91K)...Fanned 12.7 batters per 9.0IP as batters had a combined average of .192 (45-234, 4HR) off him.