|Lancaster Barnstormers – No. 16|
April 28, 1986 |
Greenville, South Carolina
|April 30, 2011, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
(through 2011 Season)
|Earned run average||2.96|
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, Moskos was drafted with the 4th overall pick in the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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.
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
Los Angeles Dodgers
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.
San Diego Padres
On March 1, 2016, Moskos signed a minor league deal with the San Diego Padres.