Grant Dayton, Relief Pitcher, Los Angeles Dodgers, #75


Date of Birth: 11/25/1987
Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama
College: Auburn University

Grant Dayton, relief pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, was first drafted in 2010 by the Miami Marlins. He pitched in the Marlins' minor league system as a relief pitcher from 2010 through 2014.

Dayton was traded to the Dodgers on July 15, 2015. He spent the entire 2015 season in the minors.

In 2016, Dayton pitched in 25 games with the Dodgers. He finished with a 2.05 ERA, no wins and 1 loss, and 39 strikeouts to just 6 walks in 26.1 innings. He didn't do nearly as well in the postseason. He pitched 3.1 innings in 7 games and he gave up 6 hits, including a home run, and 3 runs for an ERA of 8.10. He struck out six batters and walked two.

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