Jason Joseph Foley (born November 1, 1995) is a Major League Baseball pitcher who currently pitches for the Detroit Tigers (MLB). In 2021, he made his MLB debut.
Foley appeared in six games with the Connecticut Tigers in 2016, mostly at the short-season single-A level, but he made a name for himself in 2017 with the West Michigan Whitecaps at the Class-A level. Foley had a 1.55 ERA with five saves, 36 strikeouts to just five walks, and a WHIP of 0.86 in 18 appearances and 29 innings, giving up just five earned runs.
At the end of the season, he was promoted to the High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers, where he pitched 7.1 innings and gave up five runs. Foley, on the other hand, had Tommy John surgery prior to the 2018 season and did not play professionally for the whole season.
Foley’s contract was picked by the Tigers on June 6, 2021, and he was promoted to the major leagues for the first time.
Jason Foley agreed to a one-year, $701,400 contract with the Detroit Tigers, with $701,400 guaranteed and a $701,400 average yearly salary. Foley will receive a basic pay of $701,400 in 2022, with a total income of $701,400.