The Pittsburgh Pirates have drafted UC Davis right-handed pitcher Danny Carrion in the ninth round of the 2023 MLB draft. Carrion was unranked and is a college senior.
Danny Carrion, RHP, UC Davis
Age: 21 | DOB: 8/12/01 | HT: 6′ 3″ | WT: 205 | B/T: R/R
Carrion posted a 2.45 ERA in 19 relief appearances across 29.1 innings. He struck out 34, walked ten, and had two saves. He also pitched in the Cape Cod League, making six appearances as a late inning reliever. He had a 3.72 ERA in 9.2 innings, with a 16:6 K/BB ratio.
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