Phil Dumatrait

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Phil Dumatrait
Pitcher
Born: (1981-07-12) July 12, 1981 (age 33)
Bakersfield, California
Batted: Right Threw: Left
MLB debut
August 2, 2007 for the Cincinnati Reds
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 2011 for the Minnesota Twins
Career statistics
Win–loss record 4–13
Earned run average 6.20
Strikeouts 97
Teams

Phillip Anthony Dumatrait (born July 12, 1981) is a former American professional baseball pitcher.

Early life[edit]

Born in Bakersfield, California, Dumatrait played for Bakersfield College before he was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 2000 Major League Baseball Draft.

Baseball career[edit]

Cincinnati Reds[edit]

On July 30, 2003, the Red Sox traded Dumatrait, left-hander Tyler Pelland and cash to the Cincinnati Reds for right-handed relief pitcher Scott Williamson. Dumatrait spent a majority of his minor league career in the Reds organization with AA Chattanooga Lookouts and AAA Louisville Bats.

In 2004, Dumatrait suffered a season-ending elbow injury and underwent Tommy John surgery.

In 2007, Dumatrait made his major league debut with the Cincinnati Reds.

Pittsburgh Pirates[edit]

The Pittsburgh Pirates claimed him off waivers on October 26, 2007. He started the 2008 season as a reliever, but became a starter when Matt Morris was released. He gained his first major league victory on May 7, 2008 against the San Francisco Giants, pitching 5⅔ shutout innings in the 3–1 Pirates victory. Dumatrait missed the last several months of the season because of an arm injury and opted to have surgery performed.

On September 19, 2009, the Pittsburgh Pirates announced their intention to send Dumatrait to their AAA affiliate, the Indianapolis Indians.

He was non tendered a contract after the 2009 season and became a free agent.

On December 19, 2009, Dumatrait signed a minor league contract with the Detroit Tigers with an invite to spring training.

LG Twins[edit]

On May 19, 2010, Dumatrait signed with LG Twins of Korea Baseball Organization .

Minnesota Twins[edit]

On November 17, 2010, Dumatrait signed a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training with the Minnesota Twins. He had his contract purchased by the Twins on May 15, 2011.[1] He declared for free agency on October 21.

Dumatrait retired on May 29, 2012.

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