Somerset Patriots Roster


Mark Leiter Jr

Position: P
Date of Birth: 03/13/1991
Height: 6' 0"   Weight: 210 lbs
Bats: R
Throws: R
Resides: Manahawkin, NJ


Entering 1st season in Somerset…22nd round draft pick by Philadelphia Phillies in 2013 out of NJIT…One of two players with MLB service in SOMERSET Professional Baseball Series…2019 DNP 2018 Split time in MLB with Philadelphia Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays…0-1, 7.71 ERA, 22 K over 23.1 IP across 20 combined appearances…3-1, 3.81 ERA over 20 appearances with Triple-A Lehigh Valley to start season…2017 3-6, 4.96 ERA, 84 K over 90.2 IP across 27 games (11 starts) with Philadelphia…Made MLB 4/28/17…Tossed six shutout, 3-hit innings with 5 strikeouts in first MLB start 6.23 at Arizona…2016 6-3, 3.39 ERA, 94 K over 103.2 IP with Double-A Reading (PHI)…2015 6-1, 2.26 ERA, 1 save, 83 K over 95.2 IP across 19 games (13 starts) for High-A Clearwater…Named 2015 Florida State League Mid-Season All-Star…PRIOR First NJIT Highlander selected in MLB Amatuer Draft…Set single-season program record 106 strikeouts in 2013…All-time program strikeouts record holder (364)…Son of former MLB pitcher Mark Leiter Sr. and nephew of former MLB Pitcher and notable Met and Yankee southpaw Al Leiter