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Triston McKenzie Headline Jan. 28 Hot Stove Banquet

September 13, 2022

(AKRON, OHIO) September 13, 2022 – The Akron RubberDucks announce Triston McKenzie will headline the 2023 RubberDucks Hot Stove Banquet on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Akron. Triston McKenzie was Cleveland’s First Round pick (42nd overall) in the 2015 First-Year Player Draft. Through 27 games in

(AKRON, OHIO) September 13, 2022 – The Akron RubberDucks announce Triston McKenzie will headline the 2023 RubberDucks Hot Stove Banquet on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Akron.

Triston McKenzie was Cleveland’s First Round pick (42nd overall) in the 2015 First-Year Player Draft. Through 27 games in 2022, McKenzie is 10-11 with a 3.05 ERA and 159 strikeouts over 165.1 innings pitched. Prior to 2022, he was 7-10 with a 4.58 ERA with 178 strikeouts over 153.1 innings over parts of two seasons with Cleveland. McKenzie is second all-time behind Luis Tiant for most strikeouts in a debut for a Cleveland pitcher with 10.

“We are excited to have Triston McKenzie headline this year’s Hot Stove Banquet.” RubberDucks General Manager and COO Jim Pfander said. “It will be a real treat to hear from a current Guardians pitcher, who was on the RubberDucks not too long ago. I know fans will be excited to hear his story of making it to Cleveland and all the success he’s had in the big leagues.”

McKenzie was a member of the Akron RubberDucks in 2018 where he went 7-4 with a 2.68 ERA and 87 strikeouts over 90.2 innings pitched.

The RubberDucks Hot Stove Banquet is open to the public, and tickets may be purchased for $150 per person or $1000 for a table (eight people). Fans can purchase their tickets now by visiting akronrubberducks.com.

More details on the Hot Stove Banquet to come later this offseason.

2023 RubberDucks Hot Stove Banquet Details

When: Saturday, Jan. 28

Where: Hilton Garden Inn – Akron (1307 E. Market St., Akron, Ohio 44305)

Who: Triston McKenzie

Tickets: $150 per person; $1000 per table of eight

To Purchase: Visit https://mpv.tickets.com/?agency=MILB_MPV&orgid=51309&pid=9133347

The Akron RubberDucks are the Double-A affiliate of the Cleveland Guardians. The RubberDucks season is powered by FirstEnergy at Canal Park, with the RubberDucks home all summer through September 18. Fans can purchase tickets by calling 330-253-5151 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays, or visit akronrubberducks.com/. For more information about the team, please call 330-253-5151, visit the website at akronrubberducks.com, Facebook page facebook.com/AkronRubberDucks, or on Twitter @AkronRubberDuck, and Instagram @akronrubberducks.