Daniel Moskos

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Daniel Moskos
Lancaster Barnstormers – No. 16
Born: (1986-04-28) April 28, 1986 (age 31)
Greenville, South Carolina
Bats: Right Throws: Left
MLB debut
April 30, 2011, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB statistics
(through 2011 Season)
Win–loss record 1–1
Earned run average 2.96
Strikeouts 11

Daniel Ross Moskos (born April 28, 1986) is an American baseball pitcher for the Lancaster Barnstormers of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. A left-handed pitcher,[1] Moskos was drafted with the 4th overall pick in the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates.[2]

Early life[edit]

Daniel attended Damien High School in La Verne, California along with running back Ian Johnson, former NFL wide receiver Freddie Brown, and soccer forward Chukwudi Chijindu. After high school, he attended Clemson University.

Professional career[edit]

Pittsburgh Pirates[edit]

Moskos was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates with the 4th overall pick of the 2007 MLB draft and signed with the Pirates for a $2,475,000 bonus on July 17, 2007.

After placing pitcher Evan Meek on the 15-day DL with right shoulder tendinitis, the Pirates called Moskos up to the majors for the first time on April 30, 2011. On that same night, he made his Major League debut, pitching one scoreless inning in relief against the Colorado Rockies.. On May 22 he was optioned back to their Triple A team, the Indianapolis Indians. Less than a week later on May 28, Moskos was recalled to Pittsburgh due to Joe Beimel going on the 15-day DL with shoulder tightness. In 31 games in the majors, he was 1-1 with a 2.96 ERA.

Chicago White Sox[edit]

On July 6, 2012, Moskos was claimed off waivers by the Chicago White Sox after being released by the Pirates. He pitched for the Charlotte Knights in 2012 and 2013. On June 23, 2013, he was released.

EDA Rhinos[edit]

He finished the 2013 season with the EDA Rhinos in the Chinese Professional Baseball League.

Los Angeles Dodgers[edit]

On November 18, 2013, Moskos signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, including an invitation to major league camp. Later he was assigned to the AAA Albuquerque Isotopes, where he had a 6.52 ERA in nine games before being released on May 7, 2014.

Mayos de Navojoa[edit]

In 2015, Moskos played in the Mexican Professional Winter League in Navojoa, Sonora for Mayos de Navojoa. In 24 games, he posted a 2-1 record with nine saves.

San Diego Padres[edit]

On March 1, 2016, Moskos signed a minor league deal with the San Diego Padres.

Chicago Cubs[edit]

In December 2016, Moskos signed a minor league contract with the Chicago Cubs.[3]

Lancaster Barnstormers[edit]

On April 4, 2017, Moskos signed with the Lancaster Barnstormers of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.


  1. ^ Draft Report for Daniel Moskos
  2. ^ MLB.com 2007 Draft Tracker
  3. ^ Eddy, Matt (December 24, 2016). "Minor League Transactions: Dec. 10-22". baseballamerica.com. Retrieved December 24, 2016. 

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