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Daniel Corcino (born August 26, 1990) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Cincinnati Reds and the Dodgers.

Daniel Corcino
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Corcino with the Tulsa Drillers in 2016
Los Angeles Dodgers
Pitcher
Born: (1990-08-26) August 26, 1990 (age 29)
Azua de Compostela, Azua, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
August 26, 2014, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
(through 2018 season)
Win–loss record0–2
Earned run average3.97
Strikeouts16
Teams

Professional careerEdit

Cincinnati RedsEdit

Corcino was signed by the Cincinnati Reds as an amateur free agent on January 11, 2008 and began his career in the Dominican Summer League, pitching in 23 games to a 6-2 record and 5.29 ERA in 34 innings.[1] He converted to a starter in 2010, splitting that season between the Single A and Double A levels.[1] 2011 was Corcino's first full season as a starter. He pitched ​139 13 innings with a 3.42 ERA.[1] Prior to the 2012 season, Keith Law of ESPN.com rated Corcino in the top 100 prospects in baseball.[2] On June 17, 2012, Corcino along with Wilkin De La Rosa, threw the first no-hitter in the history of the Reds' Double A team, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos.[3] He was added to the 40-man roster on November 20, 2012.[4] In the 2013 season at Triple A, Corcino threw 129 innings, recording a 5.86 ERA.[1]

Corcino was called up to the Reds for the first time on August 22, 2014.[5] The Reds optioned Corcino back to AAA on August 28, 2014, two days after he made his Major League debut, throwing a scoreless ninth inning in a 3-0 loss to the Chicago Cubs.[6] He finished the season with a 4.34 ERA in five games. Corcino was designated for assignment by the Reds on April 13, 2015.[7]

Los Angeles DodgersEdit

Corcino was claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Dodgers on April 17, 2015[8] and then designated for assignment by them on April 22.[9] He appeared in only three games in the Dodgers system that season, two as a starter, for the Double-A Tulsa Drillers before spending the rest of the season on the disabled list. He returned to Tulsa for 2016 and managed to stay healthy for the entire season. He appeared in 27 games with a 4.04 ERA and 31 strikeouts.[10]

Chicago CubsEdit

On December 13, 2016, Corcino signed a minor league contract with the Chicago Cubs.[11] He was released on April 22, 2017. [12]

Second Stint with DodgersEdit

On May 9, 2017, Corcino signed a minor league deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers. [13] He appeared in four games for Tulsa and 14 games for Rancho Cucamonga. He was assigned to AAA Oklahoma City Dodgers for the 2018 season and had his contract purchased by the Los Angeles Dodgers on June 9, when he was called back up to the majors.[14] He allowed one earned run in four innings over two games with the Dodgers before returning to the minors. He was designated for assignment on July 4.[15] He remained in the minors the rest of the season, making 19 starts out of 28 total appearances with a 3.41 ERA.[16] In 2019, he pitched in 24 games (21 starts for Oklahoma City, with a 8–8 record and 4.90 ERA.[16]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Pleskoff, Bernie (September 27, 2013). "Corcino could be Cueto: Part II for Reds". MLB.com. Retrieved August 23, 2014.
  2. ^ Law, Keith (February 9, 2012). "Keith Law: Top 100 prospects of 2012". ESPN.com. Retrieved August 23, 2014.
  3. ^ Eddy, Matt (July 17, 2012). "Reds' Daniel Corcino Throws Eight Innings Of Double-A No-Hitter". Baseball America. Retrieved August 23, 2014.
  4. ^ Sheldon, Mark (November 20, 2012). "Corcino among six added to Reds' 40-man roster". MLB.com. Retrieved August 23, 2014.
  5. ^ Kay, Joe (August 22, 2014). "Reds call up RHP Corcino, send Holmberg to minors". Associated Press. Archived from the original on August 26, 2014. Retrieved August 23, 2014.
  6. ^ Cincinnati Reds on Twitter: Reds recall RHP Dylan Axelrod, option to Louisville RHP Daniel Corcino.
  7. ^ Sheldon, Mark (April 13, 2015). "With Bailey's imminent return, Reds option Iglesias". MLB.com. Retrieved April 18, 2015.
  8. ^ "Dodgers claim pitcher Corcino from Reds". ESPN.com. Associated Press. April 17, 2015. Retrieved April 18, 2015.
  9. ^ Espinoza, Alex (April 22, 2015). "Dodgers bolster bullpen, get Cedeno from Nats". mlb.com. Retrieved April 22, 2015.
  10. ^ "Daniel Corcino Register Statistics & History". Baseball Reference. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
  11. ^ Crumpton, Tony (December 14, 2016). "Cubs sign four pitches to minor league contracts". cubshq.com. Retrieved December 14, 2016.
  12. ^ "Top MLB Prospects, Scouting Reports, Analysis".
  13. ^ "Top MLB Prospects, Scouting Reports, Analysis".
  14. ^ Stephen, Eric (June 9, 2018). "Daniel Corcino called up to Dodgers as Dennis Santana moved to 60-day DL". SB Nation. Retrieved June 9, 2018.
  15. ^ Polishuk, Mark (July 4, 2018). "Dodgers Acquire Dylan Floro, Zach Neal From Reds". MLB Trade Rumors. Retrieved July 4, 2018.
  16. ^ a b "Daniel Corcino Minor & Winter Leagues Statistics & History". Baseball Reference. Retrieved September 12, 2018.

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