José de Paula

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José de Paula
Sultanes de Monterrey – No. 65
Born: (1990-03-04) March 4, 1990 (age 28)
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 record 0–0
Earned run average 2.70
Strikeouts 2

José Alberto de Paula Carmona (born March 4, 1990) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Sultanes de Monterrey of the Mexican Baseball League. 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 surrendering a home run by Andrew Romine. He finished the game allowing one run in ​3 13 innings. 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.


  1. ^ "Padres add six prospects to 40-man roster". November 18, 2011. Retrieved May 31, 2013. 
  2. ^ "SF Giants add Jose De Paula, Erik Cordier; DFA Johnny Monell, Francisco Peguero | News". 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". Associated Press. July 25, 2014. Retrieved July 26, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Yankees agree to deal with left-hander De Paula". 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". 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. 

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