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.
Split his season between Triple-A Oklahoma City and the Major Leagues, pitching in ten games and 21 games respectively... With Oklahoma City, the righty went 1-0 over ten games (seven starts) with a 1.69 ERA (6 ER/32.0 IP)…struck out 39 batters and walked just 12... With the Dodgers, he went 1-3 with a 3.66 ERA (19 ER/46.2 IP) and 49 strikeouts…registered a 9.45 strikeout-per-nine innings mark... Started his first Major League game July 28 at Arizona, tossing 3.2 innings of two-run ball with five strikeouts…did not factor in the decision... Struck out a career-high six batters in a career-high 7.1 innings Aug. 18 against Pittsburgh, not factoring in the decision… matched his career-high in strikeouts twice later in the season Aug. 29 vs. Colorado and Sept. 8 at St. Louis... Made two rehab appearances with Single-A Rancho Cucamonga, picking up a win in both games and posted a 1.54 ERA (2 ER/11.2 IP) Earned a 10.92 strikeout-per-nine innings mark in the minors this season…kept minor league hitters to a .215/.273/.313 slash line over 14 games…excelled at Dodger Stadium, keeping hitters to a .147 average in 21.0 innings across ten games…bettered his performance in the second half of the season, striking out 30 batters and limiting their average to .192 as opposed to 19 strikeouts and a .247 oppositional average before the All-Star break…got out of bases-loaded situations in five separate games…made one start in July (7/31 at ARI), two starts in August (8/12 at PHI, 8/29 vs. COL) and one start in September (9/8 at STL)…limited right-handed hitters to a .200 average and left-handed hitters to a .230 average in his 21 games at the Major League level.
Tossed 3.0 scoreless innings over two relief appearances in four stints with the Dodgers for his first big league action... Made his MLB debut on Aug. 28 at Texas, allowing two baserunners (via walk and hit) and striking out one (Shin-Soo Choo) for his first K to close out the Dodgers’ 6-2 win... Awarded his first big league win in his second outing, striking out one in 2.0 scoreless innings in the Dodgers’ 15-6 win over the Rockies at Coors Field.
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...Spent the majority of the season at the Alternate Training Site after being added to the 40-man roster on Nov. 20, 2019...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.