Francisco Peguero

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Francisco Peguero
Acereros de Monclova – No. 19
Outfielder
Born: (1988-06-01) June 1, 1988 (age 31)
Nigua, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
August 25, 2012, for the San Francisco Giants
MLB statistics
(through 2013 season)
Batting average.200
Home runs1
Runs batted in1
Teams

Francisco Peguero Báez (born June 1, 1988) is a Dominican professional baseball outfielder for the Acereros de Monclova of the Mexican League. He played in MLB for the San Francisco Giants from 2012 through 2013.

Professional career[edit]

San Francisco Giants[edit]

Peguero began his professional career in 2006, playing for the DSL Giants, hitting .275 with four home runs and 16 RBI in 56 games. He played for the DSL Giants in 2007 as well, hitting .294 with 25 stolen bases in 69 games.

In 2008, Peguero played for two teams - the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes and Augusta Greenjackets. That season, he hit a combined .285 with four home runs, 43 RBI and 25 stolen bases in 100 games.

He spent 2009 with the Volcanoes and Greenjackets, hitting .353 with one home run, 46 RBI and 22 stolen bases in 75 games.[1]

Peguero got a late start this season after an injury in spring training. He batted .324 in San Jose before joining the Richmond Flying Squirrels on June 23, where he has played 71 games with a .309 average, 5 home runs, 37 RBIs, 34 runs scored and 8 stolen bases.

In 2012, Peguro played for the Fresno Grizzlies. In August he had a 22-game hitting streak. On August 25, 2012, Peguro was called up to the majors and made his major league debut, starting and playing left field in a game against the Atlanta Braves.[2] He got his first major league base hit September 23 with an infield single in the 4th inning against the San Diego Padres.

Peguero was designated for assignment on November 27, 2013. He became a free agent on December 2, 2013 after being non-tendered by the Giants.

Baltimore Orioles[edit]

Peguero signed with the Baltimore Orioles on December 7, 2013.[3] He became a free agent following the 2014 season.

Tigres de Quintana Roo[edit]

On February 13, 2015, Peguero signed with the Tigres de Quintana Roo of the Mexican Baseball League.

Acereros de Monclova[edit]

On October 21, 2015, Peguero was traded to the Acereros de Monclova of the Mexican Baseball League. He was released on February 21, 2017.

Toyama GRN Thunderbirds[edit]

On March 6, 2017, he sighed with the Toyama GRN Thunderbirds of the Baseball Challenge League.[4] On September 10, 2017, he broke the Baseball Challenge League single- season hit record of 113, set by Yuya Nohara in 2007, getting his 114.[5]

Chiba Lotte Marines[edit]

On February 16, 2018, he signed with Chiba Lotte Marines of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).[6] He played fifty games with the farm team,[7] before he was placed on waivers on June 29, 2018.[8]

Return to Monclova[edit]

On June 29, 2018, Peguero signed with the Acereros de Monclova of the Mexican League.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baseball Reference Minors
  2. ^ Lee, Jay (August 23, 2012). "Peguero replaces injured Christian on Giants' roster". MLB.com. mlb.com. Retrieved August 25, 2012.
  3. ^ https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/mlb/2013/12/07/orioles-sign-francisco-peguero-to-1-year-contract/3904961/
  4. ^ "■新入団選手のお知らせ". 富山サンダーバーズ T-birds baseball club official website. March 6, 2017. Retrieved February 17, 2018.
  5. ^ "ペゲロ選手シーズン安打記録更新". 富山サンダーバーズ T-birds baseball club official website. September 11, 2017. Retrieved February 17, 2018.
  6. ^ "フランシスコ・ぺゲーロ選手 入団について". 千葉ロッテマリーンズ オフィシャルサイト. February 16, 2018. Retrieved February 17, 2018.
  7. ^ http://npb.jp/bis/eng/2018/stats/idb2_m.html
  8. ^ https://www.nikkansports.com/m/baseball/news/201806290000645_m.html?mode=all

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