John DeSilva

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John DeSilva
Born: (1967-09-30) September 30, 1967 (age 51)
Fort Bragg, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 15, 1993, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
July 2, 1995, for the Baltimore Orioles
MLB statistics
Earned run average7.20

John Reed DeSilva (born September 30, 1967) is a former right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who played in six games (two starts) for the Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Dodgers and Baltimore Orioles during the 1993 and 1995 baseball seasons.


In between, DeSilva played winter ball with the Leones del Caracas, Águilas del Zulia and Tiburones de La Guaira clubs of the Venezuelan League during six seasons spanning 1993–2004. He posted a 16-8 record and a 3.23 ERA in 43 pitching appearances, including 30 starts and three complete games, striking out 143 batters while walking 59 in 181.0 innings of work. Nowadays, DeSilva is well remembered in Venezuelan baseball history.[1]


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