Amaury Telemaco

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Amaury Telemaco
Born: (1974-01-19) January 19, 1974 (age 43)
Higuey, Dominican Republic
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 16, 1996, for the Chicago Cubs
Last MLB appearance
May 24, 2005, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 23–35
Earned run average 4.94
Strikeouts 364

Amaury Telemaco Regalado (born January 19, 1974) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1996 to 2005 for the Chicago Cubs, Arizona Diamondbacks and Philadelphia Phillies. He was used both as a starter and reliever throughout his career. He attended Cristo Rey High School in La Romana, Dominican Republic.

At 6'3", 222 pounds, this right-hander was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the Cubs in 1991 and made his major league debut on May 16, 1996, at the age of 22, pitching seven innings against the Houston Astros for the win. He gave up only one hit, but he did walk four batters.

Overall, he went 23-35 in his career with a 4.94 ERA. He struck out 364 batters in 561 innings pitched. He was a typical hitter for a pitcher, batting .121 in 116 career at bats, striking out 51 times. He did hit one triple in his career, though. He committed two career errors for a .958 fielding percentage.

Telemaco is currently a pitching coach in minor league baseball. In 2014 he will serve his fifth consecutive season in that post for the Rookie-level Dominican Summer League Red Sox, an affiliate of the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball.

Personal life[edit]

Telemaco is of Haitian descent.[1]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ Cruz, Héctor J. "Miniaturas del béisbol: Más de Haitianos". Listin Diario. Retrieved 24 May 2017.  (Spanish)