A's recall RHP Daniel Mengden from Nashville

The Oakland A's recalled right-handed pitcher Daniel Mengden from Triple-A Nashville, the club announced today. 

Mengden joins the A's for the second time this year as he went 1-5 with a 5.73 ERA in nine starts during his first stint from June 11 to July 25. He began the year at Double-A Midland, where he was 2-0 with a 0.78 ERA in four starts before he was promoted to Nashville May 1. The 23-year-old right-hander went 8-2 with a 1.67 ERA in 13 starts with the Sounds, including 5-1 with a 2.10 ERA in six starts following his July 26 option from Oakland. Mengden combined for a 10-2 record, a 1.46 ERA and .197 opponents batting average in 17 minor league starts overall. He had not pitched above Single-A prior to this year.

The complete 2016 statistics for Mengden follow:

 

MENGDEN

W

L

ERA

G

GS

CG

SHO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Midland (AA)

2

0

0.78

4

4

0

0

0

23.0

15

2

2

12

28

Nashville (AAA)

8

2

1.67

13

13

0

0

0

75.1

54

15

14

17

67

OAKLAND

1

5

5.73

9

9

0

0

0

48.2

52

33

31

26

49