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

Personal Life

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.

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Dylan Covey
MiLB - Dylan Covey