September 30, 1967 |
Fort Bragg, California
|August 15, 1993 for the Detroit Tigers|
Last MLB appearance
|July 2, 1995 for the Baltimore Orioles|
|Earned run average||7.20|
John Reed DeSilva (born September 30, 1967 in Fort Bragg, California) is a former right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who played in six games (two starts) for the Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Dodgers and Baltimore Orioles during the 1993 and 1995 baseball seasons.
In between, DeSilva played winter ball with the Leones del Caracas, Águilas del Zulia and Tiburones de La Guaira clubs of the Venezuelan League during six seasons spanning 1993–2004. He posted a 16-8 record and a a 3.23 ERA in 43 pitching appearances, including 30 starts and three complete games, striking out 143 batters while walking 59 in 181.0 innings of work. Nowadays, DeSilva is well remembered in Venezuelan baseball history.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors), or Baseball Gauge, or Mexican League, or Retrosheet
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