José de Paula

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José de Paula
Chinatrust Brothers – No. 46
Born: (1988-03-04) March 4, 1988 (age 32)
Villa Mella, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
June 21, 2015, for the New York Yankees
MLB statistics
(through 2015 season)
Win–loss record0–0
CPBL statistics
(through 2020 season)
Win–loss record16-9

José Alberto de Paula Carmona (born March 4, 1990) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Chinatrust Brothers of the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL). He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees.


San Diego Padres[edit]

De Paula began his career with the San Diego Padres organization. After the 2011 season, de Paula was added to the Padres' 40-man roster.[1]

San Francisco Giants[edit]

After the 2013 season, the Padres waived de Paula, and he was claimed by the San Francisco Giants.[2]

In 2014, de Paula suffered an oblique injury, and he did not pitch after July 23.[3] The Giants designated de Paula for assignment on July 25, 2014.[4]

New York Yankees[edit]

The Yankees signed de Paula to a major league contract after the 2014 season.[5] He suffered a shoulder injury during spring training.[6] When he returned, de Paula pitched to a 1.53 earned run average in three games started for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders of the Class AAA International League before the Yankees promoted him to the major leagues on June 17, 2015.[7] He made his major league debut on June 21, 2015 against the Detroit Tigers. The first pitch he threw in his debut resulted in allowing a home run by Andrew Romine. It would be the only run he allowed in ​3 13 innings pitched. A few hours after the game, he was optioned back down to Triple-A.[8] He was designated for assignment on June 24, to create room on the 40-man roster for Iván Nova, who was activated from the disabled list.[9] He elected free agency on November 6, 2015.[10]

Ishikawa Million Stars[edit]

On March 13, 2017, he signed Ishikawa Million Stars of Baseball Challenge League.[11] He elected free agency on June 13.[12]

Sultanes de Monterrey[edit]

On May 4, 2018, de Paula signed with the Sultanes de Monterrey of the Mexican Baseball League.

Bravos de León[edit]

On July 29, 2019, de Paula was traded to the Bravos de León of the Mexican League.

CTBC Brothers[edit]

On January 6, 2020, de Paula signed with the CTBC Brothers of the Chinese Professional Baseball League.[13]


  1. ^ "Padres add six prospects to 40-man roster". The San Diego Union-Tribune. November 18, 2011. Retrieved May 31, 2013.
  2. ^ "SF Giants add Jose De Paula, Erik Cordier; DFA Johnny Monell, Francisco Peguero | News". Major League Baseball. Retrieved December 1, 2013.
  3. ^ "Yankees take flier on hard-throwing lefty with 'upside'". New York Post. Retrieved November 23, 2014.
  4. ^ "Giants call up Dan Uggla to start vs. Dodgers". ESPN. Associated Press. July 25, 2014. Retrieved July 26, 2014.
  5. ^ "Yankees agree to deal with left-hander De Paula". ESPN. Associated Press. November 12, 2014. Retrieved November 13, 2014.
  6. ^ "Lefty de Paula to have MRI on shoulder". Major League Baseball. Retrieved June 24, 2015.
  7. ^ "Yankees de NY suben al dominicano José De Paula". (in Spanish). June 17, 2015. Retrieved June 17, 2015.
  8. ^ "New York Yankees send down Danny Burawa, Jose De Paula". ESPN. Retrieved June 24, 2015.
  9. ^ "Yankees take Jose De Paula off 40-man roster". Retrieved June 24, 2015.
  10. ^ "International League Transactions". p. November 2015. Retrieved November 7, 2015.
  11. ^ "新入団選手のお知らせ". 石川ミリオンスターズ 公式ページ|ISHIKAWA MILLION STARS OFFICIAL SITE (in Japanese). March 31, 2017. Retrieved July 26, 2017.
  12. ^ "退団選手のお知らせ". 石川ミリオンスターズ 公式ページ|ISHIKAWA MILLION STARS OFFICIAL SITE (in Japanese). June 13, 2017. Retrieved July 26, 2017.
  13. ^ "Chinatrust Brothers Sign José de Paula from LIDOM". January 3, 2020. Retrieved January 7, 2020.

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