From BR Bullpen
Daniel Andres Farquhar
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 180 lb.
- School University of Louisiana - Lafayette
- High School Archbishop McCarthy High School
- Debut September 13, 2011
 Biographical Information
Farquhar hit .436 as a high school sophomore. As a senior, he had a 0.89 ERA, a school record. As a college freshman at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, he was 6-1 with four saves and a 2.17 ERA. He led the Sun Belt Conference in ERA. In 2007, the sophomore went 6-3 with six saves, a 3.08 ERA and 115 strikeouts to 22 walks in 87 2/3 IP. He was 4th in the conference in ERA and second in whiffs. As a junior, he faded to 3-8 with a 4.95 ERA. The Blue Jays still took a gamble on him with their 10th-round pick in the 2008 amateur draft. He was signed by scout Rob St. Julien for $112,500 and made his pro debut that summer.
Danny split his first pro season between the Auburn Doubledays (2-2, 2.39, .215 opponent average) and Lansing Lugnuts (6 hitless, scoreless innings), making a good first impression. In 2009, he was a very effective reliever for both the Dunedin Blue Jays (1-0, 7 Sv, 0.53, 23 K in 17 IP) and New Hampshire Fisher Cats (1-4, 15 Sv, 2.36, .193 opponent average, 51 K in 45 2/3 IP). With New Hampshire for all of 2010, he was 4-3 with 17 saves, a 3.52 ERA and 79 strikeouts in 76 2/3 IP. He allowed only a .189 average but walked 42.