Roger Pavlik

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Roger Pavlik
Born: (1967-10-04) October 4, 1967 (age 46)
Houston, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 2, 1992 for the Texas Rangers
Last MLB appearance
April 23, 1998 for the Texas Rangers
Career statistics
Win-Loss 47-39
Earned run average 4.58
Strikeouts 526
Career highlights and awards

Roger Allen Pavlik (born October 4, 1967 in Houston, Texas) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Texas Rangers from 1992 to 1998. Pavlik was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the second round of the 1986 draft out of Aldine High School in Houston.[1] Pavlik's career record was 47-39 with a 4.58 ERA. His mechanics were unusual and his jerky windup and release caused undue injuries over the course of his career. He retired in early 2000 at the Colorado Rockies' training camp in Tucson, Arizona. No explanation was given for Pavlik's retirement, although he faced rehabilitation from rotator cuff surgery, which caused him to miss the 1999 season.

Pavlik was elected to the American League All-Star team in 1996, when he was a 15-game winner, despite having an ERA over 5.00.


  1. ^ "Roger Pavlik Statistics and History". Retrieved 19 March 2012. 

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