April 4, 1981 |
Lake Charles, Louisiana
|April 9, 2004, for the Arizona Diamondbacks|
|Earned run average||7.16|
Daigle made his major league debut in 2004, pitching 10 starts for the D'Backs. His record was 2-3 but his ERA was at 7.16 with a strikeout to walk ratio of 17/27 in 49 innings.
In 2005, he was sent down to Double A where he pitched out of the bullpen for most of the season.
In 2006, Daigle pitched out of the bullpen in Triple-A Tucson, while appearing in 10 games with the Arizona Diamondbacks. During his time with the Sidewinders, Daigle starred on a TV show chronicling the life of a minor leaguer, along with Carlos Quentin, Chris Young, Bill Murphy, and Dustin Nippert.
In April 2009, Daigle signed a minor league contract with the Houston Astros. He spent the whole season in AAA, appearing in 49 games. He was called up on June 1, 2010 for the first time since the 2006 season.
He was designated for assignment on July 18, 2010. He cleared waivers and stayed at AAA, finishing with a 4.91 ERA and 8 saves in 35 games.
San Francisco Giants
On January 14, 2011, Daigle signed a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants. He is currently pitching for the AAA Fresno Grizzlies. In his lone season in Fresno, he had a 5.97 ERA in 36 games.
Daigle married softball pitcher Jennie Finch on January 15, 2005, at the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, California. Their son, Ace Shane Daigle, was born on May 4, 2006, in Tucson, Arizona. Their second son Diesel Dean Daigle, was born on June 19, 2011. Their daughter Paisley Faye was born on January 12, 2013.