David Berg (pitcher)

David Berg
Chicago Cubs
Born: (1993-03-28) March 28, 1993 (age 24)
Glendora, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right


David Andrew Berg (given birth to March 28, 1993) can be an American professional football pitcher in the Chicago Cubs firm. He went to the College or university of California, LA (UCLA), where he performed college football for the UCLA Bruins football group. He was called an All-American and Pac-12 Meeting Football Pitcher of the entire year in 2013. He established a Country wide Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) record for will save within a period with 24. The Tx Rangers chosen Berg in the 17th circular from the 2014 Main League Football Draft. He didn’t sign using the Rangers and came back to UCLA for his mature period. He was after that drafted with the Cubs in the 6th round from the 2015 MLB Draft.


Berg attended Bishop Amat Memorial SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in La Puente, California, where he played for the school's football team like a pitcher. He battled while wanting to are a beginning pitcher, and in his junior calendar year, his instructors helped him become successful being a middle comfort pitcher when he discovered to utilize the sidearm delivery. He led his school's football team towards the sectional championship.Berg was only recruited with the School of California, Irvine as well as the School of California, LA (UCLA). Berg enrolled at UCLA, and strolled to the UCLA Bruins football group. In 2012, his freshman period, Berg established Bruins and Pac-12 Meeting records for performances while employed in middle comfort. Being a sophomore, Berg became the nearer for the 2013 UCLA Bruins, and pitched to a 7–0 earn–reduction record, 21 will save, and a 0.88 earned run average (ERA) through the regular period. His 21 helps you to save established a Bruins record and his Period tied to discover the best in university football. He was called the Pac-12 Meeting Football Pitcher of the entire year and a finalist for the Country wide Pitcher of the entire year Prize in 2013. He gained the NCBWA Stopper of the entire year Award. was called to america national collegiate football group in 2012 and 2013.Using the Bruins, Berg competed in the 2013 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament, leading the team to the faculty World Series national championship against the Mississippi State Bulldogs. The Bruins acquired a competition record of 8–0 proceeding in to the Finals. On the Tournament Series, Berg established a fresh NCAA single-season record along with his 24th save well on June 24, 2013 and he also produced his 51st appearance of the growing season, becoming the initial pitcher in NCAA background to record 50 or even more performances in two periods. The Bruins defeated the Bulldogs for the nationwide name and Berg was called towards the tournament's All-West Area team.Berg missed amount of time in his junior calendar year because of a biceps strain. He completed the season using a 1.50 ERA and 11 will save. The Tx Rangers chosen Berg in the 17th circular, using the 516th general selection, from the 2014 MLB Draft. He didn't sign using the Rangers and came back to UCLA for his older season.ON, MAY 15, 2015, James Kaprielian coupled with Berg for the 1st no-hitter in UCLA history. Kaprielian pitched the 1st nine innings and Berg pitched the tenth inning to full the no-hitter. He completed the year having a 0.68 ERA and 13 will save in 43 appearances, and won his second Stopper of the entire year Award.The Chicago Cubs selected Berg in the sixth round, using the 173rd overall selection, from the 2015 MLB Draft. Berg authorized and spent 2015 with both Eugene Emeralds as well as the Myrtle Seaside Pelicans, where he published a 2–1 record having a 1.40 ERA. In 2016, Berg began the growing season with Myrtle Seaside and was later on promoted towards the Tennessee Smokies. Berg finished the 2016 period using a 4–4 record and a 5.17 ERA.

Pitching style

Berg is a sidewinder with an 86 mph fastball.

Awards and honors

June 5, 2015 – Berg was named the Country wide Collegiate Baseball Authors Association (NCBWA) Area IX Participant of the entire year.