José Quijada (baseball)

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José Quijada
Miami Marlins – No. 74
Pitcher
Born: (1995-11-09) November 9, 1995 (age 23)
Caripito, Venezuela
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
April 24, 2019, for the Miami Marlins
MLB statistics
(through May 12, 2019)
Win–loss record0–1
Earned run average2.25
Strikeouts4
Teams

José Gregorio Quijada (born November 9, 1995) is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Professional career[edit]

Quijada was signed as an international free agent by the Miami Marlins on September 9, 2013.[1] He made his professional debut in 2014 for the Rookie-level DSL Marlins, going 5–5 with a 2.91 ERA in 74 innings.[2] In 2015, he pitched 8 innings for the Rookie-level GCL Marlins, going 0–0 with a 0.00 ERA.[2] He split the 2016 season between the Class A Greensboro Grasshoppers and the Class A-Advanced Jupiter Hammerheads, accumulating a 5–2 record with a 2.32 ERA over 50 innings.[2] His 2017 was split between Jupiter and the Double-A Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, accumulating a 5–1 record with a 3.23 ERA over 55.2 innings.[2] He split his 2018 season between Jacksonville and the Triple-A New Orleans Baby Cakes, going 2–6 with a 3.00 ERA over 62.1 innings.[2]

The Marlins added him to their 40-man roster after the 2018 season.[3] He opened the 2019 season with New Orleans.[2] On April 23, he was promoted to the major league roster for the first time.[4] He made his major league debut on April 24, pitching ​23 of an inning in relief.[5] His first decision was a loss to the Chicago Cubs on May 8 that year; he allowed a walk-off solo home run to Jason Heyward in the 11th inning.[6] He was optioned to New Orleans three days later.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "José Quijada". MLB.com. Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "José Quijada". Baseball Cube. Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  3. ^ "Marlins' Jose Quijada: Promoted to 40-man roster". CBS Sports. November 20, 2018. Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  4. ^ "Marlins' Jose Quijada: Promoted to big leagues". CBS Sports. April 23, 2019. Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  5. ^ "Miami Marlins at Cleveland Indians Box Score, April 24, 2019". Baseball Reference. Retrieved April 26, 2019.
  6. ^ "Miami Marlins at Chicago Cubs Box Score, May 8, 2019". mlb.com. Retrieved May 9, 2019.
  7. ^ "Marlins' Jose Quijada: Sent to minors". CBS Sports. May 11, 2019. Retrieved May 11, 2019.

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