John DeSilva

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John DeSilva
Born: (1967-09-30) September 30, 1967 (age 47)
Fort Bragg, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 15, 1993 for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
July 2, 1995 for the Baltimore Orioles
Career statistics
Record 1-0
Earned run average 7.20
Strikeouts 7

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 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.[1]


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