Casey A. Mize (born May 1, 1997) is a pitcher with the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball in the United States. He is 6 feet 3 inches tall. The Tigers selected him with the first overall pick in the 2018 MLB draft. In college, he was a member of the Auburn Tigers baseball team.
The Detroit Tigers selected Mize first overall in the 2018 MLB draft. On June 25, 2018, Mize signed a $7.5 million signing bonus with the Tigers.
He pitched in 16 games with seven starts as a freshman in 2016, going 2–5 with a 3.52 earned run average (ERA) and 59 strikeouts. He played collegiate summer baseball with the Wareham Gatemen of the Cape Cod Baseball League after the 2016 season.
Mize pitched in 13 games with 12 starts as a sophomore, finishing 8–2 with a 2.04 ERA, 109 strikeouts, and only nine walks. After the season, he spent the summer playing for the United States collegiate national team.
Mize was named Auburn’s starting quarterback on the first day of the 2018 season. Mize pitched the ninth no-hitter in school history against the Northeastern Huskies on March 9, 2018. Mize was 10-6 with a 3.30 ERA and 156 strikeouts in 17 starts 2019 season.
Mize got married in 2019 to his wife Tali. They are currently residing in Nashville, Tennessee.