Moskos Makes Major League Debut

Moskos Makes Major League Debut


Moskos Makes Major League Debut


By Staff Report.

Former Tiger lefthander Daniel Moskos made his Major League debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.  He pitched a perfect eighth inning in the Pirates’ 4-1 loss at Colorado.  Moskos (pronounced MAH-skohs) became the fifth Tiger to play in a Major League game in 2011, joining utility player Jeff Baker (Cubs), righthander Jason Berken (Orioles), outfielder Tyler Colvin (Cubs), and lefthander Tony Sipp (Indians).

The Alta Loma, CA native was a three-year lettermen (2005-07) at Clemson.  He was the #4 overall pick of the 2007 draft by the Pirates, tied for the second-highest pick in Tiger history.  During the 2007 season at Clemson, he was one of 50 semifinalists for the Golden Spikes Award and earned Second-Team All-ACC honors as a starting pitcher despite starting the season as a closer.  In 2006, he had 10 saves as the Tiger closer.  That summer, he played for Team USA.



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