Keegan Akin is a professional baseball pitcher from the United States of America. He plays in Major League Baseball for the Baltimore Orioles. He made his MLB debut with the Orioles on August 14, 2020. As of the 2021 season, he has a win-loss record of 3-12. He has also made 117 strikeouts.
Akin was born on April 1, 1995, as Keegan Lee Akin. His hometown is in Alma, Michigan and he stands 180 cm tall and his last listed weight is 106 kg. He is a left-handed player and he throws and bats with his left hand.
He attended Bullock Creek High School in Michigan. For college, he attended and played college baseball at Western Michigan University. In the summers, he played in the Prospect League for the Chillicothe Paints. He also played in the Cape Cod Baseball League for the Bourne Braves.
The Baltimore Orioles drafted him into the MLB in 2016. They put him through their minor league system and started him playing for the Aberdeen IronBirds. He then went on to play for the Frederick Keys and later for the Bowie Baysox. He was eventually added to the roster for the Norfolk Tides.
In 2019, the franchise added him to the 40-man roster of the Orioles. He made his MLB debut in August 2020 in a game against the Washington Nationals. In September, he was placed on the injured list and required abdominal surgery because of strain to his left abductor.