August 24, 1973|
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|September 12, 1995 for the Seattle Mariners|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 28, 1997 for the Boston Red Sox|
|Runs batted in||14|
|Career highlights and awards|
Arquímedez Pozo Pozo Ortiz (born August 24, 1973 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a retired professional baseball player. He played parts of three seasons in Major League Baseball in the mid-1990s for the Seattle Mariners and Boston Red Sox. He also played one season each in Nippon Professional Baseball and the Korea Baseball Organization. Pozo's primary position was third base, though he also played occasional second.
Pozo was signed as an undrafted amateur free agent by the Seattle Mariners in 1990, and spent three years in the Mariners minor league system before making his major league debut on September 12, 1995.
After spending the entire 1998 season with the Pawtucket Red Sox, he signed with the Yokohama BayStars of the Japanese Central League for 1999. In 2000, he played for the KBO's Haitai Tigers and the Tigres del Mexico in the Mexican League.
- Wayne Gretzky (1999-04-02). "Japanese baseball's golden anniversary season begins tonight: 55 foreigners on hand to fight yakyu wars". Tokyo Weekender. Retrieved 2008-01-27.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Nippon Professional Baseball career statistics from Japanesebaseball.com
- 12eight Arquimedez Pozo Award
- Baseball Prospectus, Arquimedez Pozo
- 205. Arquímedez Pozo 2B Seattle Mariners 1995
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