Ryan Merritt

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  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 0"/180
  • Age: 25

Ryan Merritt MLB Career Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
4 1-0 1.64 11.0 6 0.55

Ryan Merritt Bio

  • Full Name: Ryan Adam Merritt
  • Pronunciation: merit
  • Born: 2/21/1992 in McKinney, TX
  • Draft: 2011, Cleveland Indians, 16th rd. (488th overall)
  • College: McLennan Community College
  • Debut: 5/30/2016
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 1 0 1.64 4 1 0 11.0 6 0.55
  • Status: Reassigned to Minors

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Ryan Merritt 2017 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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1 1 4.38 11 3 0 0 0 0 24.2 27 13 12 4 1 6 0 16 1.34
Cumulative
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1 1 4.38 11 3 0 0 0 0 24.2 27 13 12 4 1 6 0 16 1.34
Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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1 1 4.38 11 3 0 0 0 0 24.2 27 13 12 4 1 6 0 16 1.34
Cumulative
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1 1 4.38 11 3 0 0 0 0 24.2 27 13 12 4 1 6 0 16 1.34

Ryan Merritt News

Ryan Merritt Fantasy News

March 20, 2017 at 3:08 PM ET

Indians make several cuts to Spring Training roster

Indians manager Terry Francona raved about getting to know outfield prospect Greg Allen this spring. The manager called infielder Ronny Rodriguez an intriguing player when discussing the race for the utility role on Cleveland's roster.

October 29, 2016 at 10:37 PM ET

Francona locks in Bauer to start Game 5

Indians manager Terry Francona plans on staying the course with his three-man rotation. That means that right-hander Trevor Bauer remains the scheduled starter for Game 5 of the World Series against the Cubs on Sunday night.

Awards

Ryan Merritt Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Cleveland AL

EAS Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/13/2015 Akron EAS

CAR Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
06/23/2014 CAR All-Stars CAR

CAR Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Carolina CAR

CAR Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Carolina CAR

Ryan Merritt Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
March 20, 2017 Cleveland Indians optioned LHP Ryan Merritt to Columbus Clippers.
October 14, 2016 Cleveland Indians activated LHP Ryan Merritt.
October 6, 2016 Cleveland Indians reassigned LHP Ryan Merritt to the minor leagues.
September 11, 2016 Cleveland Indians recalled LHP Ryan Merritt from Columbus Clippers.
August 5, 2016 Cleveland Indians optioned LHP Ryan Merritt to Columbus Clippers.
August 4, 2016 Cleveland Indians recalled Ryan Merritt from Columbus Clippers.
July 6, 2016 Columbus Clippers activated LHP Ryan Merritt from the 7-day disabled list.
June 27, 2016 Columbus Clippers placed LHP Ryan Merritt on the 7-day disabled list. Mid-back tightness.
May 31, 2016 Cleveland Indians optioned LHP Ryan Merritt to Columbus Clippers.
May 23, 2016 Cleveland Indians recalled Ryan Merritt from Columbus Clippers.
March 14, 2016 Cleveland Indians optioned LHP Ryan Merritt to Columbus Clippers.
October 5, 2015 Cleveland Indians recalled Ryan Merritt from Columbus Clippers.
August 14, 2015 LHP Ryan Merritt assigned to Columbus Clippers from Akron RubberDucks.
March 17, 2015 Cleveland Indians optioned LHP Ryan Merritt to Akron RubberDucks.
November 20, 2014 Cleveland Indians selected the contract of Ryan Merritt from Lynchburg Hillcats.
August 20, 2013 Ryan Merritt assigned to Carolina Mudcats from Lake County Captains.
March 31, 2013 Ryan Merritt assigned to Lake County Captains from Mahoning Valley Scrappers.
June 16, 2012 Ryan Merritt assigned to Mahoning Valley Scrappers from AZL Indians.
August 15, 2011 Ryan Merritt assigned to AZL Indians from Cleveland Indians.
August 14, 2011 Cleveland Indians signed LHP Ryan Merritt.

Ryan Adam Merritt Bio Info

Full name RYAN ADAM MERRITT...Married, Sarah...Graduated from Celina High School in 2010 (played football and baseball) before attending McLennan Community College (Waco, TX) in 2011, where he was an All-American....Favorite player growing up was Nolan Ryan (favorite team was the Texas Rangers)...Enjoys hunting and fishing in the off-season.

2016

Spent most of the season in Columbus, posting a mark of 11-8 with a 3.70 ERA in 24 starts (2CG, 143.1IP, 156H, 59ER, 23BB, 92SO)...He finished tied for first among International League pitcher in wins (11), tied for 8th in starts (24), 9th in innings pitched (143.1IP) and 11th in ERA...Finished T5th among organizational pitchers in wins and 6th in innings... Over his 10 second half starts he went 6-1 with a 2.72 ERA (59.2IP, 63H, 18ER, 9BB, 39SO)...Also finished tied for 2nd in complete games and tossed a CG/shutout on May 9 vs. Louisville (9.0IP, 4H, 1BB, 6SO, 97P)...Went at least 5.0IP in 21 of 24 starts for Columbus...Averaged 1.4 walks per 9.0 IP with the Clippers...Left-handed Triple-A hitters batted .250 (41-164) off him (.692 OPS) and right-handed batters hit .291 (115-395, .741 OPS)...His September 11 recall after Columbus's season ended was his third stint with Cleveland in 2016 (May 23-30; August 4)...Made his Major League debut on May 30 vs. Texas (0R, 4.1IP) in relief of Josh Tomlin...In September posted a 3.18 ERA in 2 games/1 start (5.2IP, 5H, 2R/ER)...Picked up first Major League win in first MLB start on Sept. 30 at KC (5.0IP, 3H, 1R/ER, 0BB, career-high 4K)...Did not walk a better or allow a home runs in his 11.0 Major League innings, limiting Major League batters to a .167 (6-36) average against...Earned his place in Tribe Postseason lore with a spot start in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series at Toronto on October 19, tossing 4.1 shutout innings while allowing just 2 hits/baserunners in the 3-0 series-clinching victory that gave the Indians their sixth American League pennant...Retired 12 of the 14 Blue Jays he faced and threw 49 pitches (33 strikes) in the effort...Rated by Baseball America as having the best control in the system entering 2017.

2015

Went a combined 12-7 with a 3.63 ERA (69ER/171.0IP) in 27 games/starts between AA Akron and AAA Columbus...Led all Indians MiLB pitchers in IP (171.0IP), was 4th in wins and 9th in ERA..Spent a majority of his season in Akron where he went 10-7 with a 3.51 ERA in 22 games and starts (141.0IP, 145H, 63R/55ER, 8HR, 8HB, 16BB/1 IBB, 89SO, .269AVG, 1.20WHIP)...Named the EL pitcher of the week for July 6-13 when he tossed a 7.0-inning no-hitter against Reading on July 11 (7.0IP, 0H, 0R, 1BB, 3K, 78P)... ERA in Akron over last 13 starts after June 1 was 3.18 (85.0IP/30ER)...He was promoted to Columbus on Aug. 15 where he finished 2-0 with a 4.20 ERA (14ER/30.0IP) in 5 starts...Went at least 5.0IP in all 27 starts on the year.

2014

Enjoyed a breakout season for the Mudcats in 2014, finishing the campaign with a Carolina League-best 13 victories while holding down a 2.58 ERA (46 ER/160.1 IP ) in a career-high 25 starts on his way to the Bob Feller Award as the organization's top Minor League pitcher ... Merritt's 160.1 innings led all CL hurlers, while his 2.58 ERA (3rd), 2 complete games (T 1st), 127 strikeouts (4th) and 0.95 WHIP (1st) all ranked in the top 5...Led organizational pitchers in ERA, was 2nd in wins, 3rd in innings and T 4th in strikeouts...Named an organizational all-star by MILB.com. The 6-foot, 170-pound southpaw limited opposing batters to a .216 (128-593) average against, including a .197 (23-117) clip against opposing lefties (walked only 4 left-handed batters all year in 123BF )... Merritt allowed just one earned runs across his first 4 starts (24.1 IP) of the season (0.37 ERA) and did not suffer his first loss until May 16...Allowed 2 or fewer runs in 6 of his final 8 starts, ending the season on a 4-game win streak...Allowed 2 runs less in 16 of his 25 starts, worked at least 5.0IP in all 25 outings (E RA in the 5th inning was 0.72, 2E R/25.0IP ) and at least 6.0IP in 19 of 25 starts ... Batters hit .236 (47-199) with runners on base and .234 (26-111) with RISP ... Went 2-0 with a 1.29 ERA... Added to 40-man roster on November 20...Listed by Baseball America as having the Best Control in the organization entering 2015.

2013

Used a strong second half that saw the lefty allow just 14 earned runs over his final 53.2 innings to finish the season with the 4th best ERA in the Indians Player Development System; was promoted to Carolina on 8/21 to make his final 2 starts of the campaign ... Walked just 18 batters while with the Captains which equated to the 2nd lowest walk rate (1.35) in the Midwest League … Was named Indians Minor League Player of the Week from 5/ 6-13.