Dylan Covey, Pitcher, Chicago White Sox, #68
Date of Birth: 8/14/1991
Birthplace: Glendale, California
College: University of San Diego
Current Salary: $535,000
Dylan Covey, pitcher for the Chicago White Sox, was first drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2010. However, a medical exam revealed that he had Type I diabetes and he didn't sign with them. Instead, he went to the University of San Diego.
The Oakland Athletics drafted Covey in 2013. He was a starting pitcher in their minor league system from 2013 through 2016. He was claimed off waivers by the White Sox on December 8, 2016.
Pitching statistics for Covey as a minor league player from 2013 through 2016 include:
- 72 games played
- 369.0 innings pitched
- 18-25 win-loss record
- 264 strikeouts to 119 walks
- 4.20 ERA
Covey's father, Darrell, was drafted by the New York Mets in 1968 but he didn't sign with them and he never played professional baseball.