Darren Oliver

Darren Oliver

Height/Weight: 6' 2"/200 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: L
Born: Kansas City, Missouri
College: None
Draft: 1988 3rd round by the
  • AM 570 LA Sports

    Dodgers Have Signed Former Toronto Blue Jays Pitcher To A Deal

    Gaviglio signed with the Dodgers as a non-roster invitee Friday, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports. Gaviglio has thrown 296.2 major-league innings over the last four seasons, posting an unexciting 4.88 ERA. He spent the second half of last season pitching for the SSG Landers in Korea and fared considerably worse, struggling to a 5.86 ERA in 15 starts.

  • Bluebird Banter

    Assessing the 1986 Blue Jays MLB draft classes

    June Draft Drafted/signed: 44/24 (55%) High school/college/other breakdown: 19/23/2 (6/16/2 signed) Pitcher/position player breakdown: 25/19 (14/25 and 10/19 signed) In their first nine years drafting, the most big leaguers to come out of any given year was six (in 1978 and 1982). By that standard, 1986 was a ringing success, with the June draft alone smashing that record with 10. However, a good many of those had little impact.

  • Bless You Boys

    Flashback: Toronto vs. Detroit, October 4, 1987

    The first three weeks of September saw the Tigers and Blue Jays trading places at the top of the division, neither team going up more than 1 1/2 games at any point, and the final drive to the finish line was sure to be a nail-biter. The Doyle Alexander Trade How could I summarize the 1987 season without mentioning this? It’d be like going to a Lynyrd Skynyrd concert and having them conveniently skipping “Freebird.