C.D. was claimed off waivers from Texas, November 27, 2019 ... was outrighted to Triple-A and is a non-roster invitee to major league Spring Training ... had spent his entire career in the Rangers organization since being selected in the 33rd round of the 2015 draft ... Made his major league debut in 2018 with Texas ... allowed six runs in 7.2 innings pitched (10 outings) ... Has gone 11-12 with a 5.51 ERA (121 ER/197.2 IP) in 158 minor league outings, including seven starts ... Attended Spartanburg Methodist (S.C.) College ... graduated from Lancaster (S.C.) High School.
C.D. went 1-4 with an 11.97 ERA (43 ER/32.1 IP) in 42 relief outings between Triple-A Nashville and Double-A Frisco ... allowed 40 walks in 32.1 innings pitched, striking out 37.
The September callup saw his first major league action after opening the campaign in High-A…allowed 6 R-ER over 7.2 IP in 10 relief appearances after having his contract purchased by Texas from Frisco (AA) on 9/4…had a 2.087 WHIP with 4 BB/7 SO in limited action
with TEX, as opponents batted .353/.421/.529/.950 (12-34)…had zero save chances, one hold, 2 games finished, and stranded 4 of 5 inherited runners… made ML debut on 9/5 vs. LAA (0.2 IP, 4 H, 1 R-ER) and ranked 4th on staff in appearances from the time of his debut to end of season…in 8 G from 9/7-25, had 2.84 ERA (2 ER/6.1 IP), then allowed 3 R-ER in 0.2 IP in his final outing on 9/28 at SEA.
Ranked third among all Texas minor leaguers and tied for fourth in the South Atlantic League with 13 saves with Single-A Hickory ... Held opponents to a .204/.288/.339/.628 slash line, including .188/.302/.288/.590 by lefties ... Was promoted to Single-A Down East for the postseason and tossed 2.0 scoreless innings in his lone outing with the Wood Ducks.
In his pro debut, averaged 11.8 strikeouts per nine innings over 16 relief outings with the AZL Rangers.
Spent the entire season with Single-A Spokane ... posted a 3.24 ERA (6 ER/16.2 IP) as a reliever and a 8.44 ERA (20 ER/21.1 IP) as a starter.