Nathan Edward Eovaldi was born on February 13, 1990. He was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He stands 6′ 2″ and weighs 215 lbs. He is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
In 2008, he was drafted by the Dodgers in the 11th round at the Alvin High School. Then he joined the Dodgers when he pitched for the Gulf Coast Dodgers.
In 2009, he joined the Great Lakes Loons.
In 2010, he was selected to the mid-season California League all-star team and promoted to the Class-AA Chattanooga Lookouts in 2011 and was selected to the Southern League mid-season all-star game. He had a record of was 6-5 with a 2.62 ERA for the Lookouts, where he started 19 games.
In 2011, Eovaldi was called up to professional baseball for the first time and was the starting pitcher that night against the Arizona Diamondbacks. They won where he pitched for five innings, allowing only two runs while striking out seven. He had His seven strikeouts were tied for fourth in LA Dodger history for a major league debut and he was only the fourth Dodger pitcher to score a run in his debut since 1960.
He also made 6 starts for the Dodgers and was then moved to the bullpen in order to keep his innings down for the season and pitched in four games out of the bullpen late in the season. His 2011 totals included a 1-2 record and 3.63 ERA. Eovaldi became the first Dodger starter since Danny McDevitt in 1957 to start his career with four games of five innings or more while allowing two runs or less.
Eovaldi became the latest to jump from the Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts to a successful Major League debut, pitching the Dodgers to a 5-3 win over Arizona.
In 2012, the Dodgers fell to Colorado 8-6 even after a late ninth inning rally. Nathan Eovaldi pitched very well on the Dodgers’ side, and he went three scoreless innings allowing four hits and striking out one batter. The game ended with a tie.
Eovaldi made a huge progress last year. Eovaldi ranks as one of the Dodgers top 5 prospects and is currently 6th on the Dodgers starting pitching depth chart after he made his major league debut last season and made a good argument Saturday for a continued spot on the Los Angeles Dodgers pitching staff.
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