Mike Koons is a 6-3, 215 lbs. right handed pitcher from Castle Rock, Colorado who attended San Diego State University in San Diego, California. In 2007, Koons started his professional career with the Tri-City ValleyCats of Troy, New York in which he posted a 0-4 record with a 8.88 ERA in 9 games mainly as a relief pitcher. In 2008, Koons played for the Lexington Legends of Lexington, Kentucky in which he posted a 1-4 record with a 5.85 ERA in 39 games as a relief pitcher. In 2009 and 2010, Koons played for three different teams mainly with the Orange County Flyers of Fullerton, California in which he posted a combined record of 6-3 with a 4.02 ERA in 74 games as a relief pitcher. In 2011 and 2012 Koons played for the Maui Na Koa Ikaika of Maui, Hawaii in which he posted a combined record of 3-5 with a 4.75 ERA in 40 games as a relief pitcher recording 11 saves.