Jailen Peguero

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Jailen Peguero
Vaqueros Laguna
Relief pitcher
Born: (1981-01-04) January 4, 1981 (age 33)
Ázua Province, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
June 8, 2007 for the Arizona Diamondbacks
Career statistics
(through 2008 season)
Win-Loss 1-0
Earned run average 7.50
Strikeouts 14
Teams

Jailen Lorenzo Peguero (born January 4, 1981, in Ázua Province, Dominican Republic) is a professional baseball relief pitcher for the Pericos de Puebla in the Mexican League. His uncle, Leo Peguero, was a minor league player in the Yankees organization. A song in honor of Leo was released in 1999 called Leo Peguero, You Are My Hero.

Professional career[edit]

Arizona Diamondbacks[edit]

He was called up by the Arizona Diamondbacks from Tucson for the first time on June 8, 2007, when reliever Brandon Medders was optioned to Tucson. He made his major league debut that day in the ninth inning of a 10-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox, retiring the only three batters he faced, Jason Varitek, Coco Crisp, and Doug Mirabelli, in order.

On March 19, 2009 Peguero was released by the Diamondbacks.

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim[edit]

Peguero signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim before the beginning of the 2009 season. On May 19, 2009 Peguero was released by the Angels Organization, as a member of the Salt Lake Bees. Peguero appeared in 16 games for the Bees in 2009, owning a 0-1 record with a 9.98 ERA with one save and 15 strikeouts.

Texas Rangers[edit]

On August 15, 2009 Peguero signed a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers.

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