Danny Dorn

Danny Dorn
Dorn playing for the Reno Aces, Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2015
Somerset Patriots – No. 17
Right fielder / First baseman
Born: (1984-07-20) July 20, 1984
San Dimas, California
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Professional debut
MLB: April 21, 2015, for the Arizona Diamondbacks
KBO: April 1, 2016, for the Nexen Heroes
MLB statistics
Batting average .167
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 3
KBO statistics
(through 2017 season)
Batting average .278
Home runs 17
Runs batted in 72

Daniel Casey Dorn (born July 20, 1984) is an American professional baseball right fielder and first baseman for the Somerset Patriots of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Arizona Diamondbacks.


Cincinnati Reds

Dorn played college baseball at California State University, Fullerton from 2003 to 2006. After his junior season, he was drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 23rd round of the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft. He did not sign and returned for his senior season. He was then drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 32nd round of the 2006 MLB Draft.[1]

Dorn played in the Reds organization from 2006 to 2012. He was released by the Reds in 2012.

Detroit Tigers

On December 14, 2012, Dorn signed a minor league deal with the Detroit Tigers.

Arizona Diamondbacks

On November 27, 2013, Dorn signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks. He was called up to the majors for the first time on April 21, 2015.[2] On August 24, Dorn was designated for assignment.[3]

Toronto Blue Jays

He was claimed off waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays on August 28, 2015,[4] and assigned to the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons. He was designated for assignment on September 6, and assigned outright to Buffalo on September 9. On November 6, 2015, Dorn elected free agency.[5]

Nexen Heroes

Dorn signed with the Nexen Heroes of the Korea Baseball Organization in November 2015. He became a free agent after the 2017 season. [6]

Somerset Patriots

On March 19, 2018, Dorn signed with the Somerset Patriots of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.[7]


  1. "Arizona Diamondbacks' Danny Dorn hoping for first big-league shot". azcentral.com. Retrieved 2015-04-21.
  2. Arizona Sports. "Report: Diamondbacks expected to make roster move, call up Dorn from Reno". arizonasports.com. Retrieved 2015-04-21.
  3. Todd, Jeff (August 24, 2015). "Diamondbacks Designate Danny Dorn". mlbtraderumors.com. Retrieved August 24, 2015.
  4. Baer, Bill (August 28, 2015). "Blue Jays claim Danny Dorn off waivers from the Diamondbacks". hardballtalk.nbcsports.com. Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  5. "International League Transactions". milb.com. p. November 2015. Retrieved November 6, 2015.
  6. http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20160315000894
  7. "Somerset Patriots Land MLB Outfielder Danny Dorn". Somerset Patriots. Retrieved March 19, 2018.
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