Daniel Mengden, Starting Pitcher, Oakland Athletics, #33
Date of Birth: 2/19/1993
Birthplace: Houston, Texas
College: Texas A&M University
Current Salary: $537,500
Daniel Mengden, starting pitcher for the Oakland Athletics, was first drafted by the Houston Astros in 2014. He was traded to the Athletics on July 23, 2015. He pitched in the minor leagues in 2014 and 2015.
Mengden pitched in 14 games as a starter with the Athletics in 2016. He finished the season with 2 wins to 9 losses, 71 strikeouts to 33 walks, and a 6.50 ERA in 72.0 innings. He also pitched 98.1 innings in 17 games as a starter in the minor leagues.
Mengden had foot surgery on February 8, 2017. He is expected to miss a significant amount of playing time in 2017.