Greek National Team Left-Handed Pitcher Seeking Opportunities in 2021-22
Name: Daniel Gosselin
DOB: July 23, 1997
Date Available: August 27, 2021
Positions: SP, RP
Positions (alt): 1B, RF
College: St. Clair College, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College
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.
- 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
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.
|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.|