Daniel Stumpf

Position: LHP
Born: 1/4/1991
Height: 6'2
Weight: 200
B/T: L/L
Acquired: Selected in the 2015 MLB Rule 5 Draft (PHI). Originally drafted in the ninth round of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft (KCR).

Most Recent Stats at Time of Debut
2015 SEASON STATS: Went 5-4 with a 3.95 ERA in 42 games for Northwest Arkansas (Double-A/Royals), collecting three saves and striking out 76 batters in 70.2 IP, walking 31 and allowing 55 hits.

Info & MLB Debut Date
Already on the 40-man roster, he made the club out of spring training.
MLB Debut Date: 4/7/2016

Debut Details
April 7, in a 10-6 loss to the Reds. The second of four pitchers, he came on with two outs and two on in the fourth inning and did not record an out. He gave up three runs, all earned, allowing one hit and walking two. Stumpf walked the first batter he faced, Scott Schleber, before giving up a grand slam to Eugenio Suarez. The next batter, Joey Votto, also drew a walk, leading to Stumpf being pulled in favor of reliever Brett Oberholtzer. Votto would score as well on an RBI single by Jay Bruce to close the book on Stumpf, who threw 16 pitches, just five of them for strikes.

Player Notes
The second of the Phillies’ Rule 5 picks in 2015, Stumpf put up solid numbers as a starter and reliever during his career with the Royals, he did not make it onto the defending World Series champions’ 40-man roster. In 2014 at Wilmington (High A) he was 3-8 with a 3.77 ERA in 32 games, eight of them starts, fanning 79 in 74 IP while walking 19 but allowing 82 hits. He went 10-10 with a 3.07 ERA in 25 starts, including four complete games, in 2013 at Lexington (Class A), striking out 117 while walking 50 and allowing 103 hits in 137.2 IP.