#20 Chase De Jong


 
Position: RHP Birthday: December 29, 1993
Born: Long Beach, CABats/Throws: L/R 
Height: 6-4Weight: 205
Pro Experience: 8 years                


 De Jong is entering his first season with the Skeeters and his eighth at the pro level .... Has spent the 2019 season thus far within the Minnesota Twins organization, going 0-0 with a 36.00 ERA in one game (1 IP) at the Major League level, and going 0-5 with a 9.73 ERA in 13 games (10 starts) with Triple-A Rochester .... Made his one MLB appearance in 2019 on April 9 against the New York Mets at Citi Field, allowing four runs on three hits in an inning of work .... Becomes the third player to appear with the Skeeters and at the Major League level in 2019, joining RHP Matt Ramsey (LAA) and right-hander Nick Rumbelow (SEA) .... Made his Major League debut with the Seattle Mariners in 2017 and has appeared with the Twins from 2017-18 ... Has gone 1-4 with a 5.94 ERA in 12 games (eight starts) at the MLB level .... Picked up his first MLB strikeout in his second career appearance on April 22, 2017, vs. Oakland against outfielder Jaff Decker .... Threw a career-high six innings on September 28, 2017, against the Chicago White Sox and picked up his first MLB win .... Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the second round of the 2012 MLB Draft out of Wilson High School (Long Beach, Calif.) .... Was traded by the Blue Jays to the Dodgers on July 2, 2015, along with Tim Locastro, in exchange for two international bonus slots .... Was traded by the Dodgers to the Mariners on March 1, 2017 .... Was traded by the Mariners to the Twins on July 30, 2018, as part of a package for one-time N.L. All-Star, Zach Duke ....  Rated as the No. 20 prospect in the Dodgers system prior to the 2016 season and was the No. 22 prospect in the Mariners system prior to 2018, both per MLB.com .... Selected as Texas League All-Star and Texas League Pitcher of the Year in 2016 with Double-A Tulsa, going 14-5 with a 2.86 ERA in 25 starts .... Is the cousin of former Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Jordan De Jong, who appeared in six games with the Blue Jays in 2007