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Daniel Coulombe

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Daniel Coulombe
Los Angeles Dodgers – No. 64
Pitcher
Born: (1989-10-26) October 26, 1989 (age 26)
St. Louis, Missouri
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
September 16, 2014 for the Los Angeles Dodgers
Career statistics
(through May 5, 2015)
Win–loss record 0–0
Earned run average 5.06
Strikeouts 4
Teams

Daniel Paul Coulombe (born October 26, 1989) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Career

Coulombe was originally drafted by the Dodgers in the 17th round of the 2008 MLB Draft out of Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Arizona but did not sign and attended Texas Tech University. He was then drafted again by the Dodgers, in the 25th round of the 2012 MLB Draft, and signed.

He played with the Ogden Raptors and Great Lakes Loons in 2012 and spent all of 2013 with the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the California League, where he was 4-2 with a 4.05 earned run average (ERA) in 54 appearances.

In 2014, he began the season with the Quakes, where he was 3-0 with a 3.05 ERA in 31 games before a late season promotion to the AA Chattanooga Lookouts, where he was in 18 games with a 2.57 ERA.

The Dodgers purchased his contract and called him up to the Majors on September 16, 2014.[1] He pitched one scoreless inning of relief against the Colorado Rockies that same day. He was in five games for the Dodgers in September, allowing two earned runs in 4.1 innings, while being used as a lefty specialist.

Coulombe was assigned to the AAA Oklahoma City Dodgers to start the 2015 season.[2] He was called up to the Dodgers on May 5 but was sent back to Oklahoma City the following day.[3]

Personal

Coulombe's grandfather, Bertrand Coulombe, served in the United States Army during World War II. He was the flight engineer for a B-17 Flying Fortress named Ye Olde Pub when it was nearly shot down on December 20, 1943.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Dodgers select contract of Daniel Coulombe". MLB.com. September 16, 2014. Retrieved March 13, 2015. 
  2. ^ Hoornstra, J.P. (April 7, 2015). "Revealed: Opening Day roster for Triple-A Oklahoma City.". LA Daily News. Retrieved April 7, 2015. 
  3. ^ Stephen, Eric (May 6, 2015). "Dodgers recall Joe Wieland, option Daniel Coulombe to Triple-A". SB Nation. Retrieved May 6, 2015. 
  4. ^ Gurnick, Ken (March 13, 2015). "German pilot gives Coulombe a shot at Dodgers roster". MLB.com. Retrieved March 13, 2015. 

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