January 8, 1977 |
|June 27, 2003, for the Houston Astros|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 8, 2005, for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim|
|Runs batted in||1|
David Michael Matranga (born January 8, 1977 in Orange, California) is a former American professional baseball player. An infielder, Matranga played parts of two seasons in Major League Baseball for the Houston Astros in 2003 and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in 2005.
Matranga played for the Texas Rangers Triple-A affiliate, the Oklahoma Redhawks, in 2007. In January 2008, Matranga signed a minor league contract with the Kansas City Royals. He became a free agent at the end of the season and signed a minor league contract with the Florida Marlins in February 2009. After playing the entire season for their top farm team, the New Orleans Zephyrs, he became a free agent once again
Matranga was the 86th player in major league history and the second player in Astros history to hit a home run in his first plate appearance.
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