June 13, 1972 |
San Bernardino, California
|September 10, 1995, for the Atlanta Braves|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 15, 2005, for the New York Yankees|
|Earned run average||5.16|
Darrell Kevin May (born June 13, 1972 in San Bernardino, California) is a former Major League Baseball starting pitcher who last played for the New York Yankees. May stands at 6'2" tall and weighs 190 pounds. He batted and threw left-handed.
May spent four seasons in Japan, two each with the Hanshin Tigers and the Yomiuri Giants. May spent four years pitching in Japan. In 2001 he had his best season with 12 wins and a 2.95 ERA, and finished third in MVP balloting. Royals' General Manager Allard Baird, on a scouting trip in September 2001, was impressed by May's performance and signed him to a 1-year contract.
May struggled in 2002, but the Royals re-signed him for 2003. May responded by going 10-8 with a 3.77 ERA and leading the team in wins, ERA, innings pitched, strikeouts, complete games and games started.
Darrel May used to coach high school baseball at St. Andrew's School in Austin, Texas.
- RoyalsRetro. "The Greatest 100 Royals of All-Time - #82 Darrell May". Retrieved 23 August 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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