Cubillán playing for San Marino, Italian league, in 2012
November 15, 1972 |
Bobures, Zulia State, Venezuela
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|May 20, 2000 for the Toronto Blue Jays|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 1, 2004 for the Baltimore Orioles|
|Earned run average||6.85|
Originally signed as a free agent by the Yankees in 1993, Cubillán has played in the MLB for the Toronto Blue Jays (2000), Texas Rangers (2000), Montreal Expos (2001) and Baltimore Orioles (2004. In three-season career, Cubillán compiled a 1–0 record with 54 strikeouts and a 6.85 ERA.
Cubillán played in Japan for the Hanshin Tigers of the Central League, Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) from 2005 until 2007. He played using his first name "Darwin", because his last name Cubillán sounds like "Kubi yan" (クビやん) meaning "He is fired, isn't he?" in Japanese Kansai dialect, and "Darwin" has the same spelling as the last name of an English naturalist, Charles Darwin. In 2008, he signed with the SK Wyverns in South Korea, but was released during the season.
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