Drafted in the 46th round of the 2006 MLB Draft by the Cleveland Indians...posted a 3.86 ERA in eight relief appearances, pitching 9.1 innings...went a season-high 2.2 innings against UC Santa Barbara (April 25)...struck out two batters against Long Beach State (April 18)...tossed one inning with one strikeout against San Diego State (March 17)...pitched 2.0 innings of relief work with one strikeout against UNLV (March 14).
Appeared in 14 games with one start, tallying a 2-1 record with a 6.88 ERA and 13 strikeouts in 17.0 innings of work...earned his first victory of the season against Cal Poly (Jan. 29) with 2.1 innings of relief, allowing only one run on three hits with two strikeouts...earned his second victory of the season in a start against UC Riverside (Feb. 8), going 4.0 innings and allowing no runs and one hit while collecting three strikeouts.
Compiled a 1-3 record for the Anchorage Glacier Pilots of the Alaskan Summer League...pitched 19.0 innings and made two starts...in eight relief appearances, allowed just one inherited runner to score.
Appeared in 11 games, starting four...after having made seven relief appearances early in the season, became the midweek starter at Wichita State (May 5)...fourth on the squad with a 4.22 ERA...compiled a 3-1 record...posted his first collegiate win against UC Santa Barbara (March 2), retiring the last two batters of the 12th inning...improved to 2-0 after getting the final two outs of the ninth against USC before the Bruins mounted a six-run comeback...did not allow an earned run in the start at Wichita State, giving up four hits in 4.1 innings of work (May 5)...notched his third win of the season against Cal State Fullerton (May 11); allowed only two hits in six frames against the Titans.
Played for the La Crosse Loggers of the Northwoods League...posted a 5.04 ERA with 19 strikeouts in 25 innings of work.
Appeared in five games, making two starts...did not allow a run in 1.0 innings of relief in his first appearance against Arizona (March 30)...in his first collegiate start, allowed one run on three hits with one strikeout in three innings against nationally-ranked Long Beach State (April 8)...allowed just one hit in 2.0 innings pitching in the Bruins' 21-3 win over Washington State (May 23).
Laguna Hills HS
Three-year baseball letterwinner and one-year letterwinner in football for head coaches Jeff Cecil and Bruce Ingalls, respectively...posted a 10-3 record in his senior season with a 1.19 ERA and 101 strikeouts...compiled a 9-3 record with an impressive 0.84 ERA and 90 strikeouts in his junior year...also hit .394 with four home runs in 2001...led Laguna Hills to two consecutive league championships in 2001 and 2002...two-time All-CIF and All-Orange County selection...two-time league MVP.
Daniel John Miltenberger...born on September 15, 1983 in Lakewood, Calif...parents are Timothy and Carolyn Miltenberger...has one younger brother, Matt...sociology major.
Innings Pitched - 6.0 vs. Cal State Fullerton (5/11/04)
Strikeouts - 3 (three times), last vs. UC Riverside (2/8/05)