Overview — Fastball, slider, change-up pitcher, with the slider being his strongest ... Could be seen in a variety of roles, including middle or short relief or as a closer ... “Doug has a ton of experience and should eat up a lot of key innings for us,” said Pitching Coach Gary Adcock.
2002 — Bruins’ premier reliever with 22 appearances, including three spot starts ... 22 outings ranked second on the team ... Tied for team lead with three saves ... Compiled a 4.15 ERA, tops among Bruin relievers and third on the squad ... Grabbed first save of the season at Loyola Marymount (Feb. 11), giving up no runs on two hits in 3.0 innings of work ... Pitched a career-high 6.2 innings at California (Apr. 7) striking-out a career-high seven batters ... On May 11 at Arizona, threw three no-hit innings to pick up third save of the season ... Only allowed 26 hits in 129 at-bats against right-handed batters (.202).
2001 — Appeared in 16 games as short to middle reliever and once as a spot starter … Compiled a 2-3 record with two saves and a 6.55 ERA … Picked up first Bruin victory with two perfect innings, including season-high five strikeouts, against UCSB (Feb. 14) … Worked two-thirds of an inning to collect second win in Pac-10 opener against Arizona (Mar. 9) … Had a 2.51 ERA and 3-to-1 strikeout-to-walk ratio over 14.1 innings entering the season’s final month … Struck out three and did not allow a hit in 1.1 innings to pick up his second save in a 6-4 win over #1 Stanford on April 7.
2000 (Summer) — Pitched for the San Francisco Seals … Team finished second in the league and placed fourth at the NBC World Series … Was the opening day pitcher at the NBC World Series and pitched a complete game win with ten stikeouts in front of 5,000 people … Had three games of striking out ten batters.
2000 (at Sonoma State) — Played one year under coach John Goelz … Had a 4-4 record with a 3.52 ERA … Started nine games and had two complete games … Pitched 69 innings with 27 earned runs … Had 45 strikeouts … On March 23, he allowed only one run on six hits in the 2-1 win over Cal State Stanislaus.
Amador Valley HS (Pleasanton, CA) — Lettered for two years under coach Larry Brabbin … Played catcher and pitcher, earning first-team All-League honors as a utility player …Named second-team All-League as a catcher … Named as one of the Tri-Valley Times’ Top 50 male athletes in the Bay Area … Led his team in strikeouts, complete games, ERA and opponents’ batting average … Led the league in percentage of thrown out runners trying to steal … Named the Contra Costa Herald Player of the Week … Also lettered for two years as a fullback/linebacker on the football team under coach Rick Sira.
Personal — Lists Nolan Ryan as his favorite player and patterns his style after him … Parents are Clifford and Peggy Silva … Has one brother, Brian … Born on February 7, 1981 in Walnut Creek, California … Full name: Doug Robert Silva … Undeclared major.
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