Álex Colomé

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Álex Colomé
Álex Colomé on August 31, 2015.jpg
Colomé with the Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay Rays – No. 37
Pitcher
Born: (1988-12-31) December 31, 1988 (age 28)
Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
May 30, 2013, for the Tampa Bay Rays
MLB statistics
(through April 22, 2017)
Win–loss record 13–10
Earned run average 2.97
Strikeouts 188
Saves 41
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Álexander "Álex" Colomé (born December 31, 1988) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays of Major League Baseball. He is the nephew of former Rays reliever Jesús Colomé.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Colomé was added to the Rays 40 man roster on November 18, 2011.[2]

He was called up to the Rays on May 29, 2013.[3]

On March 24, 2014 he was suspended 50 games for failing a random drug test.[4]

In 2016, Colome was promoted to be the full-time closer for the Rays. He finished the season with 37 saves, fourth in the AL, and ended the season with a 1.91 ERA.[5] Colome was also selected to his first career all-star game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Topkin, Marc (May 30, 2013). "Some things to know about tonight's starter: Alex Colome". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  2. ^ Chastain, Bill (November 18, 2011). "Colome, Rodriguez, Vogt added to Rays' roster". MLB.com. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  3. ^ Topkin, Marc (May 29, 2013). "Colome called up to help bolster bullpen". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Rays' Alex Colome banned 50 games". Associated Press. ESPN.com. March 24, 2014. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Alex Colome Stats". Baseball Reference. BaseballReference.com. March 24, 2014. Retrieved March 16, 2017. 

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