Jorge Vásquez

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Jorge Vásquez
Relief pitcher
Born: (1978-07-16) July 16, 1978 (age 39)
Nagua, Dominican Republic
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 13, 2004, for the Kansas City Royals
Last MLB appearance
July 2, 2005, for the Atlanta Braves
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 1-0
Earned run average 4.38
Strikeouts 13
Teams

Jorge Luis Vásquez (born July 16, 1978 in Nagua, Dominican Republic) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher.

Career[edit]

Vásquez was signed by the Kansas City Royals as a free agent in 1998. He made his debut with the Royals in 2004. That year, he pitched in two games, had no decisions, and an ERA of 8.10. He struck out four and walked one. That winter, on December 18, he was traded to the Atlanta Braves in exchange for Eli Marrero and cash. That year, he appeared in 5 games, picking up one win, no losses, and having an ERA of 3.00. That winter, the Braves released him and he has not appeared in the majors since. In 2007, he pitched in the Texas Rangers organization.

Vásquez has pitched the past three seasons in the Mexican League. After spending the 2008 and 2009 seasons with the Sultanes de Monterrey, he joined the Piratas de Campeche in 2010. He spent 2012 and 2013 with the Newark Bears of the independent Can-Am League.

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