MLB

Darin Downs #38 - P

Houston

  • Age: 29
  • DOB: 1984/12/26
  • POB: Southfield, MI
  • Height: 6-3 Weight: 210lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/L
  • MLB Seasons: 2
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs in 2003 (5th round).
  • Current Status: Strained right oblique muscle, 15-day DL, 15-day DL
GPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
Year to date4002100031.1261615014231.284.31
On Pace4702100037.031191801727-4.31

Scouting Report

AssetsHas an ideal pitchers' frame (6-3, 210 pounds). Throws plenty of strikes in the minor leagues and can strike batters out with some regularity.
FlawsHis arsenal is somewhat limited for the big leagues, so he may not be able to shed the 'specialist' label. Needs to pitch with more confidence.
Career potentialSituational lefty.

Honours and Awards

2009Florida State League (A) - All-Star Team
2005Northwest League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/08/19Strained right oblique muscle, 15-day DL (retroactive to August 15th, 2014).
2014/08/15Oblique, day-to-day.
2014/05/04Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA).
2014/03/22Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA).
2013/11/01Claimed off waivers from the Detroit Tigers.
2013/10/04Did not make the Detroit Tigers playoff roster.
2013/09/10Recalled from Toledo (AAA).
2013/08/04Optioned to Toledo (AAA).
2013/08/04Missed 22 games (rotator cuff).
2013/07/07Rotator cuff, 15-day DL.
2013/02/18Re-signed by the Detroit Tigers to a one-year contract.
2012/10/06Did not make the Detroit Tigers playoff roster.
2012/07/03Contract purchased from Toledo (AAA).
2011/11/14Signed by the Detroit Tigers to a minor league contract.
2010/11/15Signed by the Florida Marlins to a minor league contract.
2003/06/13Signed by the Chicago Cubs.

Trades

2013/11/01Claimed by the Houston Astros off waivers from the Detroit Tigers.
2011/11/14Signed by the Detroit Tigers to a minor league contract.
2010/11/15Signed by the Florida Marlins to a minor league contract.
2003/06/03Drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 5th round (133rd overall) in 2003.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2014HoustonAL4002100031.1261615014231.284.31
2013DetroitAL2900200035.1362019411371.334.84
2013ToledoAAA1200100015.295406120.962.30
2013West MichiganA10000001.00000010.000.00
2012DetroitAL1802100020.2188819201.313.48
2012ToledoAAA2500200029.1258708331.132.15
2011New OrleansAAA1053200035.234171718391.184.29
2011JacksonvilleAA22132500076.1874441723481.444.83
2010DurhamAAA2316200040.1442120417451.514.46
2010MontgomeryAA1836200048.040169215571.151.69
2009MontgomeryAA220200011.113661491.504.76
2009CharlotteA2019124010121.2117352711231111.152.00
2008TennesseeAA2200200023.1321917116172.066.56
2008DaytonaA1702000028.029119013251.502.89
2008Vero BeachA1010300021.024151419241.576.00
2007DaytonaA3423720061.16139281017651.274.11
2006BoiseA924200024.125151307241.324.81
2006AZL CubsR21110003.15441121.8010.80
2005BoiseA14135400061.2613024522631.353.50
2005PeoriaA22020006.11214131432.5318.47
2004BoiseA14135300060.0553633535611.504.95
2003AZL CubsR13110200038.1483028217321.706.57
TotalAL8704400087.1804442534801.314.33
TotalAAA70697000121.011251485391291.253.57
TotalAA6418811000159.0172857311581311.454.13
TotalA121523125210385.1384195161331303771.333.76
TotalR15121300041.2533432318341.706.91

Legend:

GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage


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