Monasterios with the Los Angeles Dodgers
March 21, 1986 |
|April 5, 2010, for the Los Angeles Dodgers|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 29, 2010, for the Los Angeles Dodgers|
|Earned run average||4.38|
New York Yankees/Philadelphia Phillies
He was originally signed as a non-drafted free agent by the New York Yankees in 2006 but was shortly traded to the Philadelphia Phillies (along with Matt Smith and C. J. Henry) for Bobby Abreu and Cory Lidle.
Los Angeles Dodgers
He made his Major League debut on April 5, 2010 against the Pittsburgh Pirates, working a scoreless inning of relief. His first career victory came in a 13 inning game against the Washington Nationals on April 24. His first Major League start was on May 1, 2010 against the Pittsburgh Pirates, allowing one run in four innings of work. He remained on the Dodgers major league roster all season, appearing in 32 games and making 13 starts. For the season, he pitched 88.1 innings with a record of 3-5, a 4.38 ERA and 52 strikeouts.
He was assigned to the AAA Albuquerque Isotopes to start the 2011 season. However, he only made one start for the Isotopes, pitching 4 innings and allowing 6 runs. He was placed on the disabled list after that start with elbow inflammation and on July 15, he underwent Tommy John surgery, shutting him down for the season. On November 18, 2011 he was outrighted to the minors and removed from the 40 man roster.
After missing most of 2011 and all of 2012 due to injuries, he returned in 2013 to play for the El Paso Diablos of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball. In 2014, he was with the Guerreros de Oaxaca of the Mexican League.
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or Baseball-Reference, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Venezuelan Professional Baseball League career statistics