April 26, 1972 |
Santa Teresa, Venezuela
|April 27, 1995 for the Detroit Tigers|
Last MLB appearance
|May 21, 2001 for the Montreal Expos|
|Earned run average||5.32|
Antonio Felipe Lira (born April 26, 1972 in Santa Teresa, Venezuela) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Detroit Tigers (1995-1997), Seattle Mariners (1997-1998) and Montreal Expos (2000-2001). He batted and threw right-handed.
In a six-year career, Lira compiled a 26–46 record with 348 strikeouts and a 5.32 ERA in 577 innings. As a batter with the Expos, he hit .211 (4-for-19) with two home runs. On September 6, 1996, Lira gave up Eddie Murray's 500th HR.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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