21 Patrick Duester
21 Patrick Duester
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 225
Hometown: Titusville, FL
Position: P

Born: 12/24/1993

Bats/Throws: R/R

2019 Status: Experienced-1

- Entering second season with Southern Illinois in 2019

- Pitched in 31 games out of the bullpen in 2018 while also making a pair of starts, finishing 2-3 with a 4.08 ERA in 39 2/3 innings

- Played one season in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, going 5-3 with a 3.81 ERA in 34 games with two saves, 51 strikeouts and 22 walks in 56 2/3 innings between Rookie-level Ogden and Single-A Great Lakes in 2017

- Signed with the Dodgers as an undrafted free agent out of Tulane University (NCAA D-I), where he pitched in 25 games with a 4.46 ERA, 33 strikeouts and only 26 hits allowed in 34 innings as a senior in 2016

- Was a starter at Tulane as a junior, going 7-6 with a 3.21 ERA, 61 strikeouts and 32 walks in 70 innings across 19 games (11 starts)

- Also played two seasons at St. John's River State College in Florida, putting up a 2.98 ERA in 18 games (6 starts) as a sophomore in 2014

- Teammates at Tulane with Miners infielder Jake Willsey, and at St. John's River State with Miners infielder Cletis Avery