13 Facts About Danny Salazar


Danny Dariel Salazar was born on January 11,1990 and is a Dominican professional baseball starting pitcher who is currently a free agent.

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Danny Salazar spent two years playing rookie-level ball for the Indians, then spent 2009 through 2011 with the Lake County Captains.

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Danny Salazar was recalled from the Triple-A Columbus Clippers on July 11,2013, and made his Major League baseball debut as the starting pitcher against the Toronto Blue Jays.

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Danny Salazar took a no-hitter into the 6th inning, striking out seven batters in six full-innings of work, the most strikeouts for an Indians' starting pitcher in his major league debut since Luis Tiant struck out eleven batters in his debut in 1964.

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Danny Salazar was called up to make a spot start on August 7,2013, against the Detroit Tigers.

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Danny Salazar made his first career post-season start for the Indians against the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2013 American League Wild Card Game.

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Danny Salazar was named to the American League All-Star Team in 2016.

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On June 30,2018, it was announced Danny Salazar would undergo exploratory surgery on his right shoulder.

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On July 2,2018, Danny Salazar officially underwent surgery on his right shoulder, suppressing his chances of playing in the MLB for the 2018 year.

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Danny Salazar was placed back on the 10-day injured list the following day with a groin injury.

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On September 6,2019, Danny Salazar was transferred to the 60-day injured list, effectively ending his 2019 season with him having made only one appearance with the Indians.

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On May 13,2022, Danny Salazar signed a minor league contract with the New York Yankees.

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Danny Salazar was released on September 20,2022, Danny Salazar appeared in 2 games in Triple-A with a 3.

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