|High School:||Yutan HS|
YUTAN HS: Was a three-sport athlete, lettering three times for baseball Head Coach Kurt Finkey and the Chieftains at Yutan High School in Yutan, Neb. Lettered all four years for the Chieftains' basketball and football teams, while finishing at the top of his class with a 3.6 GPA Was a three-time all-state pitcher that never posted an ERA above 1.10 Recorded 68, 128 and 108 strikeouts his sophomore through senior seasons and finished with ERAs of 1.10, 1.09 and 0.68, respectively.
PERSONAL: Born on Feb. 26, 1993, in Omaha, Neb. Full name is Tyler Michael Peitzmeier Parents are Mike and Kristi Peitzmeier Has one younger brother, Jacob Major is undeclared Models his game after former Yankee southpaw Andy Petite Favorites include: Cliff Lee (baseball player), Fenway Park (stadium), Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (athlete), Eric Church (musical artist), Red Sox (team), "Shawshank Redemption" (movie), Jessica Alba (actress), and Spaghetti Works in Omaha (restaurant).