David Davidson (baseball)

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Dave Davidson
Relief pitcher
Born: (1984-04-23) April 23, 1984 (age 33)
Richmond Hill, Ontario
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 6, 2007, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
May 22, 2009, for the Florida Marlins
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 0–0
Earned run average 30.00
Strikeouts 3
Teams

David Lawrence Davidson (born April 23, 1984) is a Canadian former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Florida Marlins.

Davidson was drafted by the Pirates in the 10th round of the 2002 draft.[1] On September 3, 2007 the Pirates called him up.[2] He made his debut on September 6 and gave up 3 earned runs in 1 inning.[3]

Davidson played in the 2008 Summer Olympics, as a member of Canada's national team. He played for Canada in the 2009 World Baseball Classic.[4]

Davidson was claimed off waivers by the Florida Marlins on April 24, 2009.[5] He was called up on May 21,[6] and designated for assignment two days later.[7] On May 28, Davidson was claimed off waivers by the Baltimore Orioles and immediately optioned to Triple-A Norfolk.[8] However, a shoulder injury was discovered, voiding the waiver claim, and he was sent back to Florida.[9] On October 9, 2009, Davidson was released by the Marlins.[10] He last played in 2011 with the Edmonton Capitals of the North American League.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2002 MLB Draft list: Rounds 6-10". ESPN.com. June 4, 2002. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  2. ^ Langosch, Jenifer (September 3, 2007). "Notes: Pirates recall three from Minors". MLB.com. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  3. ^ Langosch, Jenifer (September 6, 2007). "Bullington endures tough first start". MLB.com. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  4. ^ Jennings, Andrew (April 9, 2009). "Indians Announce 2009 Team Roster". MILB.com. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  5. ^ Wine, Steven (April 24, 2009). "Phils score 7 in ninth to rally past Marlins 7-3". UT San Diego. Associated Press. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  6. ^ Gonzalez, Alden (May 21, 2009). "Marlins make moves to help bullpen". MLB.com. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  7. ^ Frisaro, Joe (May 23, 2009). "Nolasco sent down to Triple-A". MLB.com. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Zephyrs Win 7-3, Take Series From Vegas". MILB.com. May 28, 2009. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  9. ^ Rodriguez, Juan C. (June 6, 2009). "Florida Marlins: The Revenge Of Rhp David Davidson". Sun Sentinel. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  10. ^ Rodriguez, Juan C. (October 10, 2009). "Staff Has Two More Openings". Sun Sentinel. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 

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