Beato with the Boston Red Sox
October 27, 1986 |
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
|April 1, 2011 for the New York Mets|
(through June 18, 2014)
|Earned run average||4.34|
Pedro Beato (born October 27, 1986) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. He has pitched in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Mets, Boston Red Sox, the Cincinnati Reds and the Atlanta Braves.
Beato was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and moved to Ridgewood, Queens as a child. He attended Xaverian High School in Brooklyn, New York. He was drafted by the New York Mets in the 17th round of the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft, but did not sign. He opted to attend St. Petersburg College. He played baseball in the summer for the Youth Service League.
New York Mets
In his first 18 2⁄3 innings, Beato allowed no earned runs, setting the Mets franchise record for longest scoreless inning streak to start a career. In those 18 2⁄3 innings, Beato allowed only nine hits and three walks.
Boston Red Sox
During the 2012 season, the Mets traded Beato to the Boston Red Sox as the player to be named later in the trade that sent Kelly Shoppach to the Mets. He was designated for assignment by the Red Sox on December 19, 2012.
He was designated for assignment on October 23, 2013.
The Atlanta Braves claimed Beato on April 2, 2014. They optioned him to Triple-A Gwinnett on April 9, after he made one appearance. In 24 games with Gwinnett, he was 1-0 with a 3.49 ERA. On June 17, he was recalled to replace David Carpenter, who went on the disabled list. Two days later, the same fate happened to him, as he was placed on the disabled list. He was outrighted off the Braves roster on July 11, 2014. In 3 appearances with Atlanta, Beato didn't give up a run in 41⁄3 innings. Beato elected free agency in October 2014.
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