Bats: R Throws: R
Height: 6'4" Weight: 220
Date of Birth: 12/11/1995
Residence: Reno, Nev.
Previous Team: Winnipeg Goldeyes
Justin Watland, a Reno, Nev. native, enters his second season with the Otters. In 2022, Watland helped the Otters to a postseason appearence with a 3-2 record and 4.17 ERA. He aquired 95 strikeouts in 95 innings of work. Watland has three seasons of professional experience, playing for the San Rafael Pacifics in the Pacific Association in 2019 and also pitching in 2021 for Ogden Raptors of the Pioneer League and the Winnipeg Goldeyes of the American Association. Overall, in his professional career, Watland is 9-5 with a 5.96 ERA and 167 strikeouts in 42 appearances and 161.2 innings pitched. The right-hander started his collegiate career at Feather River College before finishing at San Jose State University, where he made 33 career appearances with 42 strikeouts in two seasons.