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The FutureBacks Fifty: #23 Casey Daigle

Casey Daigle's career path seemed perfectly obvious in 2004 when he first made the big leagues as part of the Diamondbacks staff. A first round pick (31st overall) in 1999 by the D'Backs, they saw a big, strong right hander with solid control and upside to his secondary pitches. Obviously, 2003 was not a fun season for anybody playing for, watching, or vaguely associated with the club, but for Daigle it was career changing.

Vitals: Name: Casey Daigle        Position:  Right Handed Relief Pitcher DOB:  04/04/1981 Height: 6'5" Weight: 250lbs Bats/Throws: R/R History:  In 10 starts, Daigle's ERA was over 7.00, and he averaged less than five innings an outing.  For an inning or two Daigle would look magnificent, then suddenly he would look lost.  Which very well might have been the reason behind what would happen...

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