Dave Borkowski

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Dave Borkowski MLB Career Stats

13-20 5.87 346.1 265 1.56

Dave Borkowski Bio

  • Full Name: David Richard Borkowski
  • Born: 2/7/1977 in Detroit, MI
  • Draft: 1995, Detroit Tigers, 11th rd. (294th overall)
  • High School: Sterling Heights, MI
  • Debut: July 17, 1999
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/27/2008
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MLB Career Stats 13 20 5.87 181 21 1 346.1 265 1.56


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Team Date Transaction
June 30, 2009 Diablos Rojos del Mexico released RHP Dave Borkowski.
June 15, 2009 Diablos Rojos del Mexico signed free agent RHP Dave Borkowski.
May 24, 2009 Lehigh Valley IronPigs released RHP Dave Borkowski.

David Richard Borkowski Bio Info

He and his wife, Jill, make their offseason home in Holland, Ohio...attended Sterling Heights (MI) HS, where he played baseball and basketball...drafted by Detroit in the 11th round of the 1995 First Year Player Draft...signed by Tigers scout Glenn Murdock. 2007 Pitched 71.2 innings in a career-high 64 appearances in 2007...struck out a career-high 63 (previously 52 in 2006)...recorded his career-high fifth win on Sept. 27 with 1.0 scoreless inning vs. CIN...recorded his first career save by striking out all three batters in 1.0 scoreless inning on Sept. 30 vs. ATL, the season finale...was 2-3 with a 4.58 ERA (19ER/37.1IP) in 32 games before the All-Star Break...in the second half, went 3-0 with a 5.77 ERA (12ER/28.2IP) in 32 games...pitched 8.2 scoreless innings with seven strikeouts over his last eight outings of the season from Sept. 11-30, allowing only one hit and two walks during that span (.037 opponent batting avg.)...did not allow a run in 17 of his last 21 appearances since Aug. 10...owned a 3.29 ERA (15ER/41IP) in 36 outings at home...allowed one run or less in 56 of his 64 appearances...tagged with his third loss after allowing a three-run, walk-off home run (Miller) on June 27 at MIL...snapped a 5.0-inning scoreless streak and received his first blown save on June 14 vs. OAK, allowing one run on two walks and two hits in 0.2 innings...earned his first win of the season on June 12 vs. OAK, pitching 2.0 scoreless innings...tossed 4.0 innings, allowing two runs (one earned) on May 18 vs. TEX...runs were his first allowed at home in 2007...4.0 innings matched the season-high by an Astros reliever in 2007 at that point (Moehler)...was his longest since working 4.1 innings on Aug. 22, 2006 at CIN...his seven appearances in April set a career-high for the month. 2006 Appeared in a career-high 40 games for Houston, finishing 3-2 with a 4.69 ERA (37ER/71IP)...71 innings pitched were his most since his career-high total of 76.2 in 1999...earned his third win on 9/25 at PHI, tying his career high (2004)...earned his second win of the season after 3.0 scoreless innings on 9/21 vs. STL...pitched 2.0 or more innings in 21 of his 40 appearances this season (2.91 ERA in those outings)...has an 1.06 ERA (2ER/17IP) in 12 day game appearances, with opposing hitters posting a .203 average against him in those 12 outings...limited opposing hitters to a .217 average in 13 appearances at Minute Maid Park...suffered the loss on a walk-off HR (Utley) on 9/4 at PHI...tagged with his first loss of the season after allowing two runs on four hits during 6.0 innings on 8/15 vs. CHI...the 6.0 innings marked his longest relief appearance and the longest by an Astro since Shane Reynolds on 7/17/94 at PIT (7.0)...made his Astros debut on 4/25 vs. LAD with 4.0 scoreless frames of relief in Houston's 4-3, 14-inning win...allowed three runs on four hits on 6/26 at DET...pitched 9.1 scoreless innings over seven appearances from 7/1-8/9 following that outing, including 6.1 scoreless innings in July...picked up first win of the season with 1.0 scoreless inning at CHI on 6/15...marked his first win since 8/9/04 vs. TEX...matched season high at that point of 4.0 innings on 6/5 vs. CHI, allowing two hits and no runs...allowed a game-winning sacrifice fly in the 18th on 5/27 at PIT...posted a streak of 5.0 consecutive scoreless innings over his previous three outings from 5/20-25...recorded 9.0 scoreless innings over his first four appearances with Houston...contract purchased from Triple-A Round Rock on 4/20, when LHP Trever Miller was placed on the 15-day DL...was 0-1 with three saves and a 2.57 ERA in six outings for the Express. 2005 Did not miss a start during the season at Triple A Ottawa...led the International League with 182.2 innings pitched...struck out a season-high seven batters on three occasions (4/18 vs. Rochester; 6/6 vs. Durham; 6/18 vs. Richmond)...posted a sixgame winning streak from June 11-Aug. 10, the longest streak on the team...also recorded the Lynx longest outing of the season: 8.1 innings on July 5 at Scranton Wilkes-Barre...went 3-0 in July with a 2.31 ERA...recorded a complete-game victory on May 1 vs. Buffalo in Game 1 of a double-header, working 8.0 innings and allowing one run on six hits. 2004 Was called up from Triple-A Ottawa on July 5 and earned his first ML win in three years over the Devil Rays...Tossed seven scoreless innings on July 28 against Boston, allowing just three hits in a 4-1 win...Worked out of the bullpen in the final month of the season. 1995 Spent most of the season at Rookie League Gulf Coast before making a start at Class A Lakeland to end the year...struck out a combined 39 batters while allowing just 9 walks. 1996 Led all Tigers pitchers with 5 complete games while spending the entire season at Class A Fayetteville...Ranked 2nd in the South Atlantic League in complete innings pitched...Went a combined 6-2 with a 1.70 ERA in June and July. 1997 Spent the season at Class A West Michigan and tied for the Midwest League lead with 15 victories and was named to the circuit's all-star team...Pitched a no-hitter on 4/20 at Kane County...Went 3-0 with a 2.66 ERA in April and was named the Tigers Minor League Pitcher of the Month. 1998 Set a AA Jacksonville record and led the Southern League with 16 wins...Was 3rd in the league with 178.2 innings and tied for 3rd with 3 complete games...Was named Tiger Minor League Pitcher of the Month in August after going 5-0 with a 2.58 ERA...Closed the season with an 8-game winning streak and did pitcher over that time. 1999 Spent the first half of the season at Toledo and finished 3rd in Posted a 7.58 ERA in April but then rebounded with a 1.70 ERA in June...Did not allow more than 2 earned runs in each of his last 8 starts with the Mud Hens...Was recalled by the Tigers on 7/16 and made his major league debut the next day at Houston...Allowed just 2 runs - both on solo homers by Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell - in 7.1 innings while striking out 8, but did not receive a decision...Went 1-6 in 12 starts and also made 5 relief outings, allowing one earned run in 10.1 relief. 2000 Suffered an injury-plagued season in which he split time among four teams...After beginning the season at Toledo, joined the Tigers and made two appearances, including a start on 4/23 at Chicago in which he allowed 8 runs in 1.2 innings...Returned to Toledo and had surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow on 5/30...Was activated on 8/3 and made 3 rehab starts at Gulf Coast before being transferred to Lakeland, where he made two starts to end the year. 2001 Spent the first 5 weeks of the season at AAA Toledo...Pitched to a 1.72 ERA in his final 11 appearances with the Mud Hens before joining the Tigers...Allowed two runs or less in 13 of his 15 appearances with Detroit...In the two other outings, surrendered six runs in each game...Was placed on the disabled list with a strained right shoulder on 7/7 and season...Underwent arthroscopic surgery on his shoulder on 10/19. 2002 Was limited to 5 games between Erie and Rookie League Gulf Coach after undergoing right elbow reconstruction on 11/27/01. 2003 Made six relief appearances for AA Erie in the Detroit organization before being released in April...Signed by AA Bowie in May and went on to finish 6th in the Eastern League with a 3.30 ERA...Allowed 3 earned runs or less in 15 of his 19 starts with the Baysox...Pitched a season-high 8.0 innings and allowed just one run on 8/18 at Altoona but took the loss...2002: Was limited to 5 games between 11/27/01.