Michael O'Connor (baseball)
O'Connor with the Washington Nationals
August 17, 1980 |
|April 27, 2006, for the Washington Nationals|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 1, 2011, for the New York Mets|
|Earned run average||5.45|
Michael Patrick O'Connor (born August 17, 1980 in Dallas, Texas) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He had a successful high school career at Mount Saint Joseph High School and then went to George Washington University.
O'Connor's Major League Baseball debut was April 27, 2006, for the Washington Nationals against the St. Louis Cardinals, in which he earned a loss. He went five innings, gave up 3 runs on three hits, struck out two and walked four. He was called up from Triple-A New Orleans replacing the injured John Patterson. On July 6, he was optioned back to Triple-A New Orleans. On July 17, he was recalled in place of Patterson, who had been put back on to the disabled list.
San Diego Padres
Kansas City Royals
On August 18, O'Connor signed a minor league contract with the Kansas City Royals, where he finished the season.
New York Mets
New York Yankees
O'Connor signed with the New York Yankees on November 15 to a minor league deal.
- Nats deal lefty O'Connor to Padres, MLB.com, June 17, 2009.
- Sore elbow lands Mets reliever Beato on DL, New York Post, May 4, 2011.
- Axisa, Mike. "22 Triple-A Players Elect Free Agency". MLBTradeRumors.com. Retrieved 1 October 2011.