Donnie Veal

Donnie Veal

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  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 4"/235
  • Age: 32

Donnie Veal MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
3-3 5.48 69.0 73 1.62

Donnie Veal Bio

  • Full Name: Donald Tyrone Veal
  • Born: 9/18/1984 in Jackson, MS
  • Draft: 2005, Chicago Cubs, 2nd rd. (68th overall)
  • College: Pima Community College
  • Debut: April 7, 2009
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 3 3 5.48 105 0 1 69.0 73 1.62
  • Status: Released

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Awards

Donnie Veal Awards

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2009 Scottsdale AFL

AFL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
11/02/2009 Scottsdale AFL

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Tennessee SOU

FSL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/23/2006 Daytona FSL

Donnie Veal Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 6, 2016 Texas Rangers released LHP Donnie Veal.
March 2, 2016 LHP Donnie Veal assigned to Texas Rangers.
December 30, 2015 Texas Rangers signed free agent LHP Donnie Veal to a minor league contract.
June 8, 2015 Gwinnett Braves released LHP Donnie Veal.
June 5, 2015 Atlanta Braves sent LHP Donnie Veal outright to Gwinnett Braves.
June 1, 2015 Atlanta Braves designated LHP Donnie Veal for assignment.
May 27, 2015 Atlanta Braves selected the contract of LHP Donnie Veal from Gwinnett Braves.
May 8, 2015 Atlanta Braves sent LHP Donnie Veal outright to Gwinnett Braves.
May 5, 2015 Atlanta Braves designated LHP Donnie Veal for assignment.
April 30, 2015 Atlanta Braves selected the contract of LHP Donnie Veal from Gwinnett Braves.
April 6, 2015 LHP Donnie Veal assigned to Gwinnett Braves.
November 10, 2014 Atlanta Braves signed free agent LHP Donnie Veal to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 3, 2014 LHP Donnie Veal elected free agency.
April 19, 2014 Chicago White Sox sent LHP Donnie Veal outright to Charlotte Knights.
April 17, 2014 Chicago White Sox designated LHP Donnie Veal for assignment.
July 13, 2013 Chicago White Sox recalled LHP Donnie Veal from Charlotte Knights.
May 23, 2013 Chicago White Sox optioned Donnie Veal to Charlotte Knights.
May 18, 2013 Chicago White Sox recalled Donnie Veal from Charlotte Knights.
May 1, 2013 Chicago White Sox optioned Donnie Veal to Charlotte Knights.
August 13, 2012 Chicago White Sox recalled Donnie Veal from Charlotte Knights.
July 23, 2012 Chicago White Sox optioned Donnie Veal to Charlotte Knights.
July 19, 2012 Chicago White Sox recalled Donnie Veal from Charlotte Knights.
July 19, 2012 Donnie Veal roster status changed by Chicago White Sox.
March 19, 2012 Chicago White Sox optioned Donnie Veal to Charlotte Knights.
November 10, 2011 Chicago White Sox signed free agent Donnie Veal.
November 2, 2011 LHP Donnie Veal elected free agency.
August 25, 2011 LHP Donnie Veal assigned to Bradenton Marauders from Indianapolis Indians.
August 23, 2011 sent LHP Donnie Veal on a rehab assignment to GCL Pirates.
July 13, 2011 Donnie Veal roster status changed by Indianapolis Indians.
June 19, 2011 LHP Donnie Veal assigned to Indianapolis Indians from Altoona Curve.
June 5, 2011 Donnie Veal assigned to Altoona Curve from Bradenton Marauders.
May 22, 2011 Donnie Veal assigned to Bradenton Marauders from Indianapolis Indians.
December 15, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates invited non-roster LHP Donnie Veal to spring training.
December 10, 2010 Indianapolis Indians signed free agent Donnie Veal.
December 2, 2010 LHP Donnie Veal elected free agency.
October 13, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates activated LHP Donnie Veal.
September 19, 2010 Donnie Veal roster status changed by Indianapolis Indians.
May 24, 2010 Indianapolis Indians placed LHP Donnie Veal on the 7-day disabled list.
March 15, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned LHP Donnie Veal to Indianapolis Indians.
September 8, 2009 Donnie Veal roster status changed by Pittsburgh Pirates.
August 18, 2009 sent LHP Donnie Veal on a rehab assignment to Altoona Curve.
August 7, 2009 Pittsburgh Pirates placed LHP Donnie Veal on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 4, 2009. Sprained left index finger.
July 9, 2009 Pittsburgh Pirates activated LHP Donnie Veal from the 15-day disabled list.
June 8, 2009 Pittsburgh Pirates sent LHP Donnie Veal on a rehab assignment to Indianapolis Indians.
May 31, 2009 Pittsburgh Pirates placed LHP Donnie Veal on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 30, 2009. Right groin strain

Donald Tyrone Veal Bio Info

Married Stephanie … has two children: Darion and Ashtyn … Twitter account: @RealDVeal … is a 2003 graduate of Buena High School in Sierra Vista, Ariz. … attended the University of Arizona and Pima Community College … is the cousin of former NBA guard and current mayor of Sacramento, Calif., Kevin Johnson.

2013

Made his first Opening Day roster in his second season with the White Sox … his 50 appearances ranked fourth on the team and were the most by a left-hander … lowered his ERA from 6.75 (7 ER/9.1 IP) in the first half to 3.60 (8 ER/20.0 IP) after the break … averaged 8.9 strikeouts (29 SO/29.1 IP) and 4.9 walks (16 BB) per 9.0 IP … limited right-handers to a .200 average (8-40), while lefties batted .257 (18-70) … made 18 appearances with zero days rest … 36 of his appearances were less than 1.0 IP … recorded a 1.80 ERA (3 ER/15.0 IP) with just eight hits allowed over 26 appearances combined in August and September … first batters faced went 9-43 (.209) … allowed 22.9 percent (11-48) of inherited runners to score … made nine straight scoreless appearances to start the season (4.2 IP) … earned the victory on 4/6 vs. Seattle … was optioned to Class AAA Charlotte on 5/1, recalled on 5/18 and optioned again on 5/22 … was recalled for the remainder of the season on 7/13 … recorded a nine-game scoreless streak (4.1 IP) with just one hit allowed from 8/9-2-26 … posted holds in three straight appearances from 8/9-2-13 … registered a strikeout in 10 straight outings from 8/22-9/16 (11 total) … earned his second win on 8/27 vs. Houston … was charged with his only blown save on 9/3 at New York-AL … worked 5.1 scoreless IP over seven games from 9/8-21 … earned a hold in four of his last six appearances from 9/17-28 (1 ER/4.1 IP) … converted both of his save chances with Charlotte … limited left-handers to a .212 average (7-33) with no extra-base hits … owned a 12.2 scoreless IP streak over his first seven appearances from 5/3-6/1 … recorded four strikeouts on 5/15 vs. Louisville and 7/9 vs. Durham.

2012 Made 24 appearances over two stints in his first season with the White Sox ... limited left-handed hitters to a .094 (3-32) average ... retired the first 27 lefties he faced ... right-handers went just 2-13 (.154) ... worked 8.2 scoreless IP on the road (12 games) ... allowed just 2-23 (8.7 percent) inherited runners to score ... first batters faced went 2-23 (.087) ... was recalled from Class AAA Charlotte on 7/19 ... made his Sox debut on 7/20 at Detroit, recording two strikeouts in 0.2 scoreless IP ... was optioned back to the Knights on 7/22 and recalled on 8/13 for the remainder of the season ... made six straight scoreless appearances (5.0 IP) to start the season before allowing his first run on 8/24 vs. Seattle ... matched his career high with 2.0 IP and three strikeouts on 8/15 at Toronto ... made 14 straight scoreless appearances (7.0 IP) from 8/29-9/24 ... 11 of those outings were less than 1.0 IP and 13 were hitless ... registered three strikeouts on 8/30 at Baltimore ... hold on 9/3 vs. Minnesota was his first in the Major Leagues since 9/3/09 at the Cubs ... retired Prince Fielder, who represented the tying run, with two outs and two runners on in the eighth inning on 9/10 vs. Detroit ... earned his first Major League save on 9/24 vs. Cleveland (0.1 scoreless IP) ... his consecutive scoreless appearance streak ended at 14 on 9/26 vs. Cleveland ... ERA was 1.13 (1 ER/8.0 IP) over his final 17 appearances ... limited opponents to a .211 average (40-190) with Charlotte ... right-handers hit just .195 (25-128) while lefties were at .242 (15-62) ... worked 12.0 scoreless IP over eight games in May ... did not allow an earned run over 12 appearances (17.1 IP) from 4/26-6/6 ... went 4-0 with a 1.23 ERA (2 er/14.2 IP), one save and 14 strikeouts over his final 10 outings from 7/3-8/11 ... struck out a season-best four on six occassions and worked a season-high 2.2 IP on 7/14 vs. Durham. 2011 Combined to go 0-1 with a 4.22 ERA (24 ER/49.2 IP) and 31 strikeouts in 19 games (five starts) with Class A Bradenton, Class AA Altoona, Class AAA Indianapolis and Rookie Gulf Coast Pirates...did not pitch until 5/22 while recovering from Tommy John surgery on 6/4/10...was on the disabled list with left elbow tendinitis from 7/13-8/26, including one rehab start with the Rookie Pirates...started his final three appearances and posted a 2.08 ERA (3 ER/13.0 IP)...Sox acquisition recommended by Joe Butler. 2010 Made nine starts with Indianapolis (AAA) before having season-ending Tommy John surgery on 6/4 (surgery performed by Dr. James Andrews to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow)...Posted a 3.22 ERA (22.1ip/8er) in his first four starts before giving up seven runs in 5.2ip on 5/1 at Lehigh Valley...Won his last two decisions...Pitched 7.0 scoreless innings and won final game on 5/18 vs. Scranton/WB...Made final start on 5/23 vs. Gwinnett. 2009 Rule 5 selection began season in Pirates bullpen...Made Major League debut on 4/7 at St. Louis; surrendered home run to first batter he faced (Yadier Molina) before walking three and striking out three in the inning...Walked four and gave up one run in 2.0ip in second outing on 4/19 vs. Atlanta...His third appearance came 16 days later on 5/5 vs. Milwaukee (1.0ip/0h/0r/1bb/1so)...Walked a batter and retired the other one he faced on 5/8 at New York...Made fifth appearance on 5/29 vs. Houston and pitched 2.0 innings (1 run)...Also suffered a strained right groin in game on 5/29 and was placed on 15-day disabled list on 5/31 (retroactive to 5/30)...Began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Indianapolis on 6/8; pitched 2.0 scoreless innings and struck out two batters while throwing 15 of his 23 pitches for strikes...Walked three batters and gave up two runs in 2.0ip and suffered lone Triple-A loss on 6/14 vs. Norfolk...Made lone start with Indy on 6/17 vs. Gwinnett (2.0ip/1er)...Was scored upon once in next four games (5.0ip/2er)...Gave up five runs and four walks in last appearance with Indianapolis on 7/6 vs. Louisville (1.1ip)...Was recalled from rehab and reinstated from D.L. on 7/10...Tossed a scoreless inning on 7/12 at Philadelphia...Retired the one batter he faced on 7/19 vs. San Francisco...Walked two batters, gave up a hit and two runs in 1.0ip on 7/23 at Arizona...Retired the one batter he faced on 7/25 at Arizona...Walked two batters and was charged with an earned run on 8/1 vs. Washington...Pitched a scoreless frame on 8/3 vs. Washington...Was placed on 15-day D.L. on 8/7 (retro to 8/4) due to a sprained left index finger...Was assigned to Double-A Altoona for rehab assignment on 8/18...Struck out at least one batter (18 total) and walked at least one batter (10 total) in his seven rehab games with the Curve (13.1ip)...Was recalled from rehab assignment and reinstated from D.L. on 9/8...Pitched a perfect inning of relief on 9/8 vs. Chicago (1 K)...Also tossed a scoreless frame on 9/1 at Houston...Retired lone batter he faced on 9/20 vs. San Diego...Was charged with three runs while retiring just one batter on 9/22 vs. Cincinnati...Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings and was credited with first Major League win on 9/25 vs. Los Angeles; also had a sac bunt in lone plate appearance on 9/25...Made three straight scoreless outings (2.2ip) before giving up four runs in 1.0ip in last game on 10/4 at Cincinnati...Did not allow any of his three inherited runners to score and did not pitch in a save situation...Was used as a starting pitcher in the Arizona Fall League and went 3-1 with a 2.14 ERA in seven starts with the Scottsdale Scorpions (21.0ip/17h/6r/5er/7bb/22so)...Won his first three decisions and had a league-leading 0.54 ERA (16.2ip/1er) after his first five starts thru 11/6...Was named the AFL Pitcher-of-the-Week for week ending 11/1...Suffered lone loss on 11/12...Ranked tenth in the league in ERA, sixth in strikeouts and tied for second in victories. 2008 Spent second straight full season with Tennessee (Cubs' AA)...Posted a 2.82 ERA and limited opponents to a .235 batting average thru his first 15 starts and was named to the Southern League mid-season All-Star team...Ranked fourth among league leaders in strikeouts, while leading the circuit in walks and wild pitches...Went 2-0 with a 1.82 ERA in his first six starts thru 5/1...Did not surrender an earned run in three straight starts (17.2ip) from 4/21 thru 5/1...Suffered a loss in four straight starts from 5/6-21...Pitched a season-high 8.0 innings while winning third decision on 5/31 at West Tenn...Surrendered just two hits while tossing 7.0 scoreless frames in victory on 6/17 vs. Mobile...Struck out season-high nine batters on 7/7 at Carolina...Went 4-5 with a 2.76 ERA (84.2ip/26er) in his first 16 starts and 1-5 with a 6.97 ERA (60.2ip/47er) in his last 13 starts...Lost four straight decisions from 7/12 thru 8/15...Won final game on 8/21 at Montgomery...Participated in the Arizona Fall League, where he made 10 appearances with Mesa (9.0ip/10er)...Was selected by Pittsburgh in the annual Rule Five Draft on 12/11. 2007 Went 8-10 with a 4.97 ERA (72 ER /130.1 IP) and 131 strikeouts in 28 games (27 starts) with Tennessee...his 131 strikeouts ranked fifth in the SL and tied for the most among Cubs farmhands...was ranked by Baseball America prior to the season as the No. 2 Prospect in the Cubs organization. 2006 Was named the Cubs co-Minor League Pitcher of the Year with Rich Hill after going 11-5 with a 2.16 ERA (37 ER /154.1 IP) and 174 strikeouts in 28 starts with Class A Peoria and Class A Daytona...ranked sixth among all minor leaugers in strikeouts and third with a .175 (91-521) opponents average. 2005 Combined to go 1-3 with a 3.18 ERA (14 ER /39.2 IP) and 48 strikeouts in 11 games (nine starts) in his first pro season with Rookie Arizona Cubs and Advanced Rookie Boise...was signed by Steve McFarland.