Daniel R. Moskos…attended Clemson U niversity, posting a 3-6 record with a 3.29 ERA in 27 appearances
(10 starts) as a senior…was orginally selected by Pittsburgh in the first round (fourth overall) in the 2007 First-Year Player Draft and signed by Pirate scout Greg Schilz.
Appeared in 22 games as a reliever for Triple-A Charlotte in the White Sox organization, posting a 2-1 record with one save and a 4.97 ERA...Released June 23...Finished the season with the EDA Rhinos in the Chinese Professional Baseball League in Taiwan.
Began season with Triple-A Indianapolis and went 0-0 with one save and
a 1.69 ERA (10.2ip/3r/2er) in his first eight games...Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings and earned
first save on 4/26 vs. Norfolk...Was recalled by Pittsburgh on 4/30...Made Major League debut on
4/30 at Colorado and tossed a perfect inning of relief...Made four scoreless outings (3.1ip) before
giving up first run (unearned) on 5/15 at Milwaukee...Was optioned back to Indianapolis on 5/22
and made one appearance there on 5/24 (1.0ip/2er) before being recalled by Pittsburgh on 5/28...
Tossed a scoreless 12th inning and picked up first Major League win in 2-1 walkoff victory vs.
Philadelphia on 6/3...Did not allow an earned run in his first 10 games with the Pirates (9.0ip) thru
6/7 and posted a 3.12 ERA (17.1ip/6er) in 22 games before the All-Star break...Was optioned to
Triple-A on 7/14 when Joe Beimel was reinstated from the D.L...Posted a 0.75 ERA (12.0ip/1er) in
six games with Indy during the month of July...Gave up seven of his 16 Triple-A runs in back-toback
games (2.1ip) on 8/15 and 8/18...Picked up his third Triple-A save in final game with Indy on 9/3 vs. Louisville...Was recalled a third
and final time by Pittsburgh on 9/6...Was scored upon just twice in his nine games with the Pirates in September and six times overall in
his 31 big league games...Suffered lone loss with Bucs on 9/25 vs. Cincinnati...Did not surrender a home run while pitching with Pittsburgh
and allowed just three of his 19 inherited runner to score...Did not have a plate appearance with the Bucs.
Made a career-high 56 appearances between Altoona (AA) and Indianapolis (AAA)...Ranked second in the
Eastern League with 21 saves and his 22 saves overall ranked third among Pittsburgh farmhands...Converted 21 of his 22 save
opportunities while pitching with Altoona...Was unscored upon in his first five appearances (6.2ip) and surrendered just one run
in his first 11 games thru 5/8 (12.2ip)...Picked up a victory in his second outing on 4/10 vs. Harrisburg...Converted 13 straight save
chances from 4/8 thru 6/3...Suffered only blown save and loss with Altoona on 6/6 at New Hampshire...Was 2-1 with a 1.45 ERA
and a league-leading 17 saves when he was promoted to Indy on 6/25...Did not allow a run in his first five Triple-A games
(4.0ip)...Suffered first loss in seventh game with Indy on 7/9 at Columbus...Was scored upon in three straight games (2.2ip/7er),
raising ERA from 1.86 on 7/18 to 6.57 on 7/23...Tossed a scoreless frame and earned lone Triple-A save on 7/27 at Syracuse...Was
scored upon in his next two games (1.2ip/7er) and in three of his next four (3.0ip/11er)...Was tagged with a loss in three of his
last five appearances...Pitched a scoreless inning in his last game with Indianapolis on 8/9...Returned to Altoona on 8/13 and
went 1-0 with four saves in his final nine regular season appearances (10.1ip/2er - 1.74 ERA)...Did not allow a home run in his
37 Double-A games...Pitched in five of Altoona's six playoff wins and converted all five save opportunities...Recorded final out in
Altoona's first Eastern League crown victory.
Spent entire season with Altoona...Established minor league career highs in wins, starts and innings pitched...Led team
in innings pitched...Shared team lead in victories and tied for third among Eastern League leaders...Made Double-A debut on 4/9
at Erie and allowed one run in 1.0 inning of relief...Received a no-decision in first start on 4/13 at Akron (3.1ip/4er)...Posted first
victory in second start on 4/19 vs. Erie (6.0ip/2er)...Began season with a 4-6 record, but won seven of his final 10 decisions and
posted a 3.94 ERA after April...Pitched season-high 8.0 innings on 8/14 vs. New Hampshire...Tossed first and only professional
complete game (7.0ip) in the first game of a doubleheader at Harrisburg on 8/20...Finished season making a 6.0-inning relief
appearance on 9/5 at Binghamton...Participated in the Arizona Fall League and went 1-1 with a 5.28 ERA (15.1ip/11r/9er) in 11
relief outings with Scottsdale (team managed by current Bench Coach Jeff Banister).
Spent entire season with Lynchburg (A)...Began season in starting rotation, where he went 6-7 with a 6.72 ERA in 20
starts...Won his first two decisions and three of his first four...Lowered season ERA to 3.72 after tossing 6.2 scoreless innings vs.
Frederick on 5/8...Pitched 6.0 scoreless innings while making first relief appearance on 6/3 vs. Potomac...Won three straight
decisions from 6/3-14...Picked up final victory on 6/30 at Wilmington...Lost three consecutive starts from 7/11-21...Made final start
on 7/27 at Salem...Made eight straight relief appearances (14.2ip/6er) to end the season, pitching 2.0 innings in each of his last
six games...Went 1-0 with a 2.61 ERA (20.2ip/6er) in his nine relief appearances.
Began professional career with the GCL Pirates...Tossed 1.0 scoreless frame in professional debut on 7/29 vs. the GCL
Orioles...Whiffed three batters in 2.0 scoreless innings of relief in second and final appearance with GCL Pirates on 8/3 against
the GCL Orioles...Was promoted to State College (A) on 8/5...Was charged with one run in 1.0 inning of work in debut with Spikes
on 8/6 vs. Mahoning Valley...Was scored upon in three of his first four appearances with State College...Did not allow a run in final
four outings (4.0ip)...Earned first professional save in final appearance on 9/6 vs. Mahoning Valley (Zach Duke started the game
on a rehab assignment).