David made his major league debut in 2009 with Chicago after having never previously pitched above Single-A ... he was
acquired by Chicago December 11, 2008 from Cincinnati ... he was selected by the Reds from Colorado in the major league
portion of the Rule 5 draft earlier that day.
... Is 22-27 with eight saves, a 4.45 ERA (166 ER/335.2 IP) and 326 strikeouts in 188 career minor league games (22 starts).
... Attended Green River (Wash.) Community College.2009A major league Rule 5 Draft selection acquired from Cincinnati (and Colorado), David appeared in 20 games in relief for the
Cubs having never pitched higher than Single-A prior to 2009.
... Held the opponent scoreless in 10 of his 20 games, including six of
seven appearances, April 29-June 7.
... Held opponents to a .244 batting average (11-for-45) with runners in
scoring position ... limited opponents to a .190 mark (4-for-21) with
RISP and two outs.
... Owned a 5.89 ERA (12 ER/18.1 IP) in 13 appearances at Wrigley compared
to an 8.68 ERA (9 ER/9.1 IP) on the road (seven outings).
... Posted a 2.70 ERA (4 ER/13.1 IP) in 10 outings during the months of
May and June.
... Recorded a 2.45 ERA (3 ER/11.0 IP) in nine outings, April 29-June 19
after he logged a 9.72 ERA (9 ER/8.1 IP) in his first five career outings,
... Made his major league debut April 8 at Houston, tossing 2.0 innings in
the Cubs' 11-6 victory ... allowed a home run to Hunter Pence before
retiring the next six batters he faced.
... Picked up his first career win, May 1 vs. Florida, tossing 2.0 shutout
innings of relief (2 BB).
... In his first appearance since May 9, hurled a career-high tying 2.0 scoreless
innings of relief May 25, allowing two hits and one walk, while fanning
... Landed on the 15-day disabled list July 5 with a right groin strain ...
made eight rehab appearances between Double-A Tennessee (0-1, 3.52
ERA) and Triple-A Iowa (1-1, 5.14 ERA) before he was activated
... Made three appearances after coming off the D.L., posting a 14.73 ERA
(6 ER/3.2 IP) ... tossed 1.1 hitless innings September 12 vs. the Reds,
his first action since July 4.2008In his final season in the Rockies organization, posted a 4-5 mark with four saves and a 3.54 ERA (29 ER/73.2 IP) in 50 outings
with Single-A Modesto... Was 3-2 with two saves and a 2.36 ERA (9 ER/34.1 IP) in 23 home
games compared to a 1-3 record with two saves and a 4.58 ERA (20
ER/39.1 IP) on the road (27 games).
... Had an ERA under 3.00 three different months: 2.63 in May, 2.51 in July
and 2.70 in August.
... Posted an impressive 1.38 ERA (4 ER/26.0 IP) when pitching in the
... Had a 3.1:1 K/BB ratio, fanning 87 while walking 28 ... struck out a
season-high four batters four times.
... Tossed 2.0 or more innings of relief 19 times, including a season-high
3.0 innings three times.
... Held right-handed batters to a .242 batting average (38-for-157).
... Had no record and a 6.86 ERA (15 ER/19.2 IP) in 15 games between
the Arizona Fall League and Hawaiian Winter League.2007David went 5-5 with a 4.52 ERA (34 ER/67.2 IP) in 49 games with Single-A Modesto.
... Allowed just six home runs in 67.2 innings pitched.
... Tossed 2.0 or more frames in 15 of his 49 outings.
... Surrendered just two earned runs over his final 18.2 innings (0.96 ERA)
to drop season figure from 5.88 to 4.52.
... On disabled list, July 31-August 17, with a left ankle sprain.
... Went 0-1 with a 4.76 ERA (9 ER/17.0 IP) in 12 appearances with the
Waikiki Beach Boys of the Hawaiian Winter League.2006The South Atlantic League All-Star led all Asheville relievers in wins (seven), ERA (1.95), innings pitched (73.2), strikeouts (79)
and games pitched (52) ... also recorded a team-high 15 holds.2005Split the season between Single-A Asheville and Single-A Tri-City, combining to go 3-8 with a 7.23 ERA (45 ER/56.0 IP) and 48
strikeouts in 12 games (11 starts).2004Appeared in 17 games (seven starts) in his first professional season with Rookie-League Casper.