Daniel Moskos was designated for assignment today.
The Pittsburgh Pirates designated left-handed reliever Daniel Moskos for assignment today, thus potentially ending his run in the organization. Moskos was taken with the fourth overall pick in the 2007 draft, which was a highly controversial pick with top catching prospect Matt Wieters on the board. He was touted as a reliever who could move quickly through the system. However, he didn't make his debut until 2011, and only pitched 24.1 innings in the majors. In that time he posted a 2.96 ERA, although his 11:9 K/BB ratio suggested that the low ERA wasn't legit.
Moskos returned to Triple-A this year, and has dealt with elbow issues. He was 90-91 MPH at the end of April, a few weeks before going on the Triple-A disabled list with elbow...
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