Darin Gorski

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Darin Walter Gorski

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Biographical Information[edit]

Starting pitcher Darin Gorski played in the New York Mets minor league system from 2009 to 2016. He was taken by the club in the 7th round of that year's amateur draft, a couple slots ahead of Khris Davis. He was signed by scout Scott Hunter and made his pro debut that summer.

In his rookie professional season, Gorski was 3-4 with a 4.91 ERA in 13 games (11 starts) for the Brooklyn Cyclones. In 2010, he was 6-8 with 3 saves and a 4.58 ERA in 25 games (18 starts) for the Savannah Sand Gnats. His 2011 season was much honored after he went 11-3 with 3 complete games, a save, 140 strikeouts and a 2.08 ERA in 27 games (138 2/3 IP, 21 GS) for the St. Lucie Mets. He was a Florida State League Mid-Season All-Star, an FSL Post-Season All-Star, he earned the FSL Most Valuable Pitcher honor, he was MLB.com's Class A Adv. Starting Pitcher of the Year, he was a Topps Class A All-Star and he was named an MiLB.com Organization All-Star.

He was 9-8 with a 4.00 ERA in 25 games (24 starts) for the Binghamton Mets in 2012, and - despite his less stellar numbers - was named a MiLB.com Organization All-Star following the season. He was 6-1 with a 1.83 ERA in 14 games (13 starts) for Binghamton and, in his first taste of Triple-A action, was 1-1 with a 6.59 ERA in 4 games (3 starts) for the Las Vegas 51s in 2013. Overall, he was 7-2 with a 2.53 ERA that year. In the succeeding years, his ERA slowly rose -- in 2014, it was 3.33, in 2015, it was 5.52 and in 2016, it was 5.90 (though in that span, he was 22-17). He joined the independent ranks for part of 2016 and stayed there in 2017. In 2017, he was 0-0 with a 9.00 ERA in two starts for the Kansas City T-Bones.