Miguel Eduardo Del Pozo...Is a 2010 graduate of Colegio Quisqueya…His favorite player while growing up was Pedro Martinez.
Averaged 12.6 strikeouts per 9.0 innings pitched (68 strikeouts in 48.2 innings) at the Triple-A level...Attended spring training with Texas before being assigned to Nashville to start the year...Retired the only batter he faced while picking up his first save on 4/21 vs. San Antonio...Recorded a 9.45 ERA (13.1ip/14er) in his first 10 appearances through 5/8 before posting a 1.88 ERA (14.1ip/3er) over his next 12 outings...Was acquired by Los Angeles (AL) on 8/9 and assigned to Salt Lake...Made two appearances for the Bees before having his contract selected on 8/18... Made his Major League debut on 8/20 at Texas in the second game of a doubleheader and retired each of the two batters he faced…Posted a 2.70 ERA (6.2ip/2er) in his first eight big league appearances... Picked up first Major League win (0.1ip/0r) on 8/27 vs. Texas...Suffered first career loss on 8/28 vs. Texas after allowing one run in 0.1ip...Allowed seven of his 11 runs with the Angels over three appearances from 9/14-22.
Went 5-0 with a 3.97 ERA (15 ER/34.0 IP) and one save over 28 relief appearances with Double-A Jacksonville…had the 3rd-most wins (career-high 5) and 4th-most games (28) among Jumbo Shrimp hurlers…was one of 2 Southern League pitchers with 5-or-more wins and zero losses…posted a 6.38 ERA (13 ER/18.1 IP) over 1st 14 G, then had a 1.15 ERA (2 ER/15.2 IP) in final 14 G… opponents batted .274/.349/.415/.763 …opened the season on the disabled list with a muscle strain in chest and was reinstated on 6/2…allowed runs in 7 of 28 G and recorded multiple strikeouts in 11 of 28 G.
In sixth professional season, combined to go 3-0 with 0.70 ERA (25.2 ip/2 er) in 22 games (two starts) between GCL Marlins, Single-A Greensboro, Single-A Jupiter and Double-A Jacksonville...Began season on seven-day disabled list recovering from Tommy John surgery... Made first rehab start with GCL Marlins on June 26 vs. GCL Mets, allowing one hit while striking out two over 1.0 inning. In second rehab start, June 28 at GCL Nationals, allowed two hits with one strikeout over 1.0 scoreless inning... Returned from rehab and reinstated from DL on June 30, and was assigned to Greensboro. Made just three appearances with Grasshoppers before being promoted to Jupiter on July 13... Appeared in 12 games with Jupiter following promotion, posting 2-0 record and 0.54 ERA (16.2/1) in 12 games...Earned first win in first appearance with Hammerheads, July 13 at Palm Beach, tossing scoreless fourth inning. ..Equaled season high in innings pitched on Aug. 17 vs. Charlotte. Struck out two and allowed just one hit while tossing season-high 35 pitches...Promoted to Jacksonville on Aug. 21 and made first career Double-A appearance on Aug. 22 vs. Birmingham. Surrendered one run and two hits without recording an out...Over final four appearances (4.0 ip) with Jumbo Shrimp, allowed just one hit with one hit batter, four walks and three strikeouts... Earned third win of season Aug. 31 vs. Pensacola, tossing 1.2 scoreless frames...Following season, appeared in 10 games with Salt River Rafters in Arizona Fall League with no record and 8.76 ERA (12.1/12).