José Meléndez

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José Meléndez
Born: (1965-09-02) September 2, 1965 (age 51)
Naguabo, Puerto Rico
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 11, 1990, for the Seattle Mariners
Last MLB appearance
August 9, 1994, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 16–14
Strikeouts 172
Earned run average 3.47

José Luis Meléndez García (born September 2, 1965 in Naguabo, Puerto Rico) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1990 through 1994 for the Seattle Mariners (1990), San Diego Padres (1991–92) and Boston Red Sox (1993–94). Listed at 6' 2", 175 lb., Meléndez batted and threw right-handed.

In a five-season career, Meléndez posted a 16–14 record with 172 strikeouts and a 3.47 ERA in 109 appearances, including 12 starts, 37 games finished, three save, and 220⅔ innings of work.

Meléndez also pitched in the Pittsburgh, Seattle, San Diego, Boston, Kansas City and NY Yankees minor league systems from 1984 to 1996. In 12 seasons he went 69–55 with 796 strikeouts and a 3.76 ERA in 891 innings.

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