Jordan Norberto

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Jordan Norberto
Jordan Norberto on July 27, 2012.jpg
Norberto with the Oakland Athletics
Tampa Bay Rays
Pitcher
Born: (1986-12-08) December 8, 1986 (age 27)
Nagua, Dominican Republic
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
April 6, 2010 for the Arizona Diamondbacks
Career statistics
(through 2012 season)
Win–loss record 4–3
Earned run average 4.00
Strikeouts 65
Teams

Jordan Norberto (born December 8, 1986) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher in the Tampa Bay Rays organization. He has played in Major League Baseball pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks and Oakland Athletics.

Professional career[edit]

Arizona Diamondbacks[edit]

Norberto made the Diamondbacks Opening Day roster in 2010.[1]

Oakland Athletics[edit]

On July 31, 2011, Norberto was traded to the Oakland Athletics with Brandon Allen for Brad Ziegler. He made the Oakland Athletics Opening Day bullpen in 2012. He missed two portions of the season on the disabled list with shoulder issues. He pitched in 39 games and finished the season with a 2.77 ERA and a 4-1 record. He failed to make the Opening Day bullpen in 2013 and opened the season with AAA Sacramento Rivercats. On May 8, 2013 he was released to make room on the 40-man roster for Daric Barton. [2]

On August 5, 2013, Norberto agreed to a 50-game suspension for his role in the Biogenesis baseball scandal.[3]

Tampa Bay Rays[edit]

Norberto signed a minor league deal with the Tampa Bay Rays in January 2014. He was assigned to the Double-A Montgomery Biscuits on January 22.

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