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Greek National Team Left-Handed Pitcher Seeking Opportunities in 2021-22

Name: Daniel Gosselin

Height: 188cm

Weight: 83kg

DOB: July 23, 1997

Date Available: August 27, 2021

Bats: L

Throws: L

Positions: SP, RP

Positions (alt): 1B, RF

College: St. Clair College, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College

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Personal

Daniel is currently playing in the second German league, so he has international experience. He primarily has been a relief pitcher but can also start. The velocity on his 2-seam fastball is in the mid-80s (mph), while his cut fastball ranges in the high 70s, his change-up in the mid-70s and his curve in the low 70s.

He describes himself as being very energetic and possessing a strong baseball IQ.

Daniel also has coaching/instructing experience and can aid a club in this area, as well. He has been a pitching coach at the high school level, as well as with the Bad Hamburg under-12 and under-15 teams.

Career Highlights

  • Member of Greek national team and will participate in the 2021 European championships
  • Experience at junior-college level in the U.S., as well as in top collegiate summer leagues
  • Playing the 2021 season for Bad Hamburg of the German second Bundesliga
    • Pitched eight complete games in his first nine starts
    • Five shutouts
  • Averaged better than a strikeout per inning in junior college
  • 2-1 with a 3.45 earned-run average in top summer league

Overseas Goals

Daniel views playing overseas as an excellent opportunity to extend his playing career while also getting additional coaching experience that will help him when his playing days are complete. In addition, he enjoys experiencing new environments and cultures.

 

Articles/Recognitions

Greek National Team Roster

Hellas Adds 5 New Players to National Team Roster

Playing Experience

YEARSORGANIZATIONLEAGUE/DIVISIONDETAILS
2015-18 Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College NJCAA Div. I Mostly a relief pitcher
2019 St. Clair Green Giants Great Lakes Collegiate Summer League Starting pitcher and relief pitcher
2019-20 St. Clair College CCAA - OCAA Starting and relief pitcher
2021 Bad Homburg Hornets German Bundesliga Div. II Starting pitcher, Utility

Coaching Experience

YEARROLEORGANIZATIONLEAGUE/DIVISIONDETAILS
2021 Pitching Coach/Trainer Bad Homburg Hornets u12 & u15 Helped teach how to pitch, oversaw bullpens, taught different kinds of pitches, helped with mechanics and pitching drills; helped with hitting drills off of the tee.
2017 Pitching Coach/Trainer North Delta Blue Jays High School Oversaw bullpens and helped pitchers with mechanics, showed them specific pitcher workouts and showed them how to take care of their arms.

Stats

College/Amateur Pitching

Year Team ERA GS CG IP H SO BB HBP R ER Wins Losses SV WHIP
2016 Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College 4.38 1 0 24.2 26 27 12 1 14 12 1 1 0
2019 St. Clair Green Giants 3.45 2 0 26.1 24 19 13 1 14 13 2 1 3 1.41

Video Highlights

Testimonials

Roberto Duncan

St. Clair College Head Coach

Chris Ciatti

Bad Homburg Hornets Head Coach

Roland Spitzegger

Bad Homburg Hornets General Manager

Additional Info

Playing preferences: Europe Semi-pro (ie. Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, France etc.), Europe Pro (Italy, The Netherlands), Australia Semi-pro (State Leagues), Australia Pro (Australian Baseball League), New Zealand Semi-pro, South Africa Semi-pro, Asia Pro (Japan, Korea, Taiwan), Canada semi-pro (Intercounty Baseball League, NBSBL, QSBL, etc.), Latin America pro (Guatemala, Colombia, Nicaragua, Venezuela, DR, etc)

 

Living preferences: Private living arrangement (apartment to self), Shared living arrangement, own bedroom, Shared living arrangement, shared bedroom, Give me a floor, pillow and a mat to sleep on, Host Family

 

Return home: I can stay as long as it takes to complete a season

 

Prior engagements: No

 

Recent injuries/illnesses: No

 

Traveling with a companion: Perhaps for a short term visit

 

Educational background: College degree in business