Danny Salazar, Pitcher, Cleveland Indians, #31


Date of Birth: 1/11/1990
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Current Salary: $3,400,000

Danny Salazar, pitcher for the Cleveland Indians, signed with the Indians in July, 2006. He pitched in the Indians' minor league system from 2007 through part of 2014. In 114 games in the minors, he had a 29-28 record with a 3.20 ERA.

In 2013, Salazar pitched 52.0 innings in 10 games with the Indians. He finished the 2013 season with 65 strikeouts to 15 walks, a 2-3 record, and a 3.12 ERA. He finished the 2014 season with a 6-8 record, 120 strikeouts to 35 walks, and a 4.25 ERA in 110.0 innings in 20 games.

Salazar finished the 2015 season with a 14-10 record, 195 strikeouts to 53 walks, and a 3.45 ERA in 185.0 innings in 30 games.

Salazar pitched from the Indians' starting rotation in 25 games in 2016. He finished the season with a 3.87 ERA, 11 wins to 6 losses, and 161 strikeouts to 63 walks in 137.1 innings. In the postseason, he pitched 3.0 innings in relief in 2 games and he gave up 1 hit.

Career pitching statistics for Salazar through 2016 include:

  • 85 games played
  • 484.1 innings pitched
  • 33-27 win-loss record
  • 541 strikeouts to 166 walks
  • 3.72 ERA

Personal Life

Salazar and his wife Iris have two daughters.

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Danny Salazar
ESPN - Danny Salazar