Married the former Jennifer Hodges (10/27/01) ... He is a 1997 graduate of Antelope Valley HS in
Lancaster, CA ... Was a 2nd round pick but the 4th player selected by the Orioles in the 1997
draft ... Enjoys fishing and camping...Serves as an instructor at several baseball clinics in the off-season ... Returned to Baltimore this winter to take part in the annual Orioles FanFest.2005Douglass worked his way into the Tigers rotation by going 9-1 with a 2.87 ERA in 14 starts for Triple-A Toledo. Called up in June, he went unbeaten in his first five starts and held the Mariners to a run on three hits in eight innings August 4 before the rest of the American League caught up. He was sent to the bullpen in September before rejoining the rotation later in the month to turn in a pair of quality starts.2002
Had two stints with the Orioles, pitching as both a starter and reliever.
Went 0-5 with a 7.43 ERA in 5 starts (40.0 IP, 33 ER) and had no record with a 2.03 ERA in 7 relief
appearances (13.1 IP, 3 ER).
Had not pitched in relief since 1997, his first pro season, when he made 8 relief outings for Gulf Coast
Orioles...Had pitched in 88 games, all starts, before his first relief outing for the Orioles on May 22 at
Began the season at AAA Rochester before being recalled on April 25 and made 3 starts for the Orioles,
going 0-1 and allowing 11 ER in 11.2 IP.
Following his 3rd start, May 6 vs. Cleveland, went to the bullpen because of off days and postponements in
the Orioles schedule.
Pitched twice in relief, May 22 and May 26, before making a start on June 2 vs. Seattle...Left that start
with a 7-2 lead in the 6th but did not get a decision in the Orioles' 11-8 loss to Mariners.
Made one more relief appearance, on June 18 at Arizona, before being optioned to Rochester...Was 0-
1 with a 5.79 ERA (23.1IP, 23H, 16R/15ER, 19BB, 21K) in 7 games with the Orioles at that point.
Was recalled again on August 25 and remained with the Orioles for the remainder of the season, making 4 starts and 4 relief appearances...Was 0-4 with a 6.30 ERA (30.0IP, 35H, 25R/21ER, 16BB, 23K) in
8 games after his recall.
Made three relief appearances, allowing one run over 5.0 innings, before getting another start on
September 6 vs. Anaheim.
Allowed two runs on 5 hits and did not walk a batter in a 2-1 loss to Toronto on September 18 in his
longest outing with the Orioles.
Went 4-6 with a 4.73 ERA in 14 games with Rochester, including 13 starts (66.2IP, 66H, 39R/35ER,
Was the starting pitcher in the Red Wings' season opener at Syracuse on April 4 but did not get a decision in Rochester's 6-2 win.
wPitched 6.0 shutout innings, allowing one hit and striking out a season-high 10 batters in a 10-2 win on
July 23 at Toledo...Was one of 4 games in which he struck out at least 8 batters.
2001Tied the late Steven Bechler -- then with Frederick -- for Orioles organizational lead with 27 starts and was 2nd to Bechler in innings pitched, 162.0 to 160.0...His 27 starts was tied for 5th in the Eastern League...
Had made only 27 starts in his first 3 pro seasons and had pitched only 168.1 innings prior to the 2000 season.
Combined with Jimmy Hamilton to throw a 7-inning no-hitter vs. Altoona on April 19...Tossed 6 innings, walking 3 and striking out 7 while on a pitch count to earn 5-0 win...
Was 5-2 with a 3.32 ERA (59.2 IP, 22 ER) through May...Won 3 consecutive starts to finish May, allowing 2 runs over 20 innings pitched...
From June 2 through July 17, went 2-6, including a 4-game losing streak starting June 19...Lost 3 straight starts, June 30-July 17, despite a 3.42 ERA (21 IP, 8 ER)...
Beginning June 30, allowed 3 runs or fewer in all but one of his last 11 starts, pitching to a 3.72 ERA (67.2 IP, 28 ER) despite a 2-3 record...
Struck out a season-high 10 batters in 7.0 innings on July 22 vs. Norwich but did not get a decision in Bowie's 3-2 win.1999Was 3rd among all Oriole farmhands with a 3.22 ERA...Pitched in 16 games with Frederick and was 2nd on the staff with 89 strikeouts...Had 11 "Quality Starts", including each of his final 6 outings of the year...Pitched 6 shutout innings and struck out 12 on 8/6 vs. Lynchburg...Tossed a complete game in his final start of the year, 9/3 vs. Kinston.1998Opponents batted .231 against him, 5th best among Appalachian League starters...Also was 5th among Appy starters with 10.53 K/9IP and 10.02 runners allowed/9IP...Was 2-2 at home with a 2.48 ERA (29.0IP, 8ER)...Had 41 Ks and only 6 walks while holding opponents to .204 BA at home...On road, was 0-0 with a 4.07 ERA (24.1IP, 11ER)...In his last 4 starts, went 1-0 with a 0.50 ERA, striking out 28 batters in 18.0IP...Struck out 11 Danville batters in 7 innings on 7/9 and, in final start of season, 8/9, struck out 10 Danville batters while pitching 5 shutout innings.1997Did not allow a run in his first 2 pro outings covering 5.0 innings.