Mitchell White…attended Santa Clara University, where he earned All-West Coast Conference Freshman team honors and posted a 3.72 ERA with 118 strikeouts against 27 walks in 92 innings his sophomore season…attended Bellarmine College Prep in San Jose and posted a 1.09 ERA his junior season before missing his senior season with Tommy John surgery…originally selected by the Dodgers in the second round (65th overall) in the 2016 First Year Player Draft.
Started the season with Double-A Tulsa, posting a 1-0 record with a 2.10 ERA (7 ER/30.0 IP) in seven starts with the Drillers… struck out 37 batters against seven walks while posting a 0.83 WHIP and a .165 opponent's batting average ... As a member of the Drillers, he tossed the first four innings of a 10-inning combined no-hitter at Arkansas on April 14 ... Was assigned to Triple-A Oklahoma City on May 14 and went 3-6 record with a 6.50 ERA (46 ER/63.2 IP) in 16 games (13 starts)...struck out 105 hitters across two levels, establishing a career-high in strikeouts ... was placed on the Triple-A injured list on two occasions (June 18-29 and August 1-14) due to recurring blister issues...entered the season rated as the Dodgers' No. 9 prospect and fifth-best pitcher by Baseball America.
Spent the entire season with Double-A Tulsa and led the team with six wins, 22 starts, 105.1 innings pitched and 88 strikeouts ... Was 5-4 with a 3.86 ERA (29 ER/67.2 IP) in 12 starts post-All-Star break…fanned 52 batters against 12 walks ... Had a 1.09 ERA (7 ER/58 IP) with 53 strikeouts and in 58.0 innings with the bases empty...finished the season tied for fifth in games started and tied for 10th in wins in the Texas League.
Went 3-2 with a 2.93 ERA (24 ER/73.2 IP) in 19 starts with Double-A Tulsa, Single-A Rancho Cucamonga and Rookie-level AZL Dodgers ... Named Cal League Pitcher of the Week with Rancho Cucamonga on April 16 after tossing 9.0 scoreless innings across two starts while allowing only one hit and striking out 11...combined with Alex Hermeling to throw the first no-hitter in Rancho Cucamonga Quakes' 25-year franchise history on April 7, 2017.
In his first professional season, he posted a 1-0 record with a 0.00 ERA (22.0 IP) in 11 games (six starts) with Single-A Rancho Cucamonga, Single-A Great Lakes and Rookie-level AZL Dodgers ... Struck out 30 batters against six walks across three different levels.