List of Major League Baseball players from Colombia

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This is a list of baseball players from Colombia who have played in Major League Baseball. Lou Castro was the first player from Colombia to make it into the Major Leagues, but it would be over seventy years before another made it.

Players[edit]

Name Debut Final game Position Teams Ref
Castro, LouLou Castro April 23, 1902 September 27, 1902 Infielder/Outfielder Philadelphia Athletics (1902) [1]
Ramírez, OrlandoOrlando Ramírez July 6, 1974 May 16, 1979 Infielder California Angels (1974–1977, 1979) [2]
Gutiérrez, JackieJackie Gutiérrez September 6, 1983 October 1, 1988 Infielder Boston Red Sox (1983–1985)
Baltimore Orioles (1986–1987)
Philadelphia Phillies (1988)
[3]
Rentería, ÉdgarÉdgar Rentería May 10, 1996 September 28, 2011 Infielder Florida Marlins (1996–1998)
St. Louis Cardinals (1999–2004)
Boston Red Sox (2005)
Atlanta Braves (2006–2007)
Detroit Tigers (2008)
San Francisco Giants (2009–2010)
Cincinnati Reds (2011)
[4]
Cabrera, OrlandoOrlando Cabrera September 3, 1997 September 23, 2011 Infielder Montreal Expos (1997–2004)
Boston Red Sox (2004)
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2005–2007)
Chicago White Sox (2008)
Oakland Athletics (2009)
Minnesota Twins (2009)
Cincinnati Reds (2010)
Cleveland Indians (2011)
San Francisco Giants (2011)
[5]
Cabrera, JolbertJolbert Cabrera April 12, 1998 September 28, 2008 Infielder/Outfielder Cleveland Indians (1998–2002)
Los Angeles Dodgers (2002–2003)
Seattle Mariners (2004)
Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks (2005–2006)
Cincinnati Reds (2008)
[6]
Haad, YamidYamid Haad July 5, 1999 October 1, 2005 Catcher Pittsburgh Pirates (1999)
San Francisco Giants (2005)
Tecolotes de Nuevo Laredo (2010)
[7]
Fruto, EmilianoEmiliano Fruto May 14, 2006 September 29, 2006 Pitcher Seattle Mariners (2006) [8]
Frieri, ErnestoErnesto Frieri September 26, 2009 Pitcher San Diego Padres (2009–2012)
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2012–2014)
Pittsburgh Pirates (2014)
Tampa Bay Rays (2015)
[9]
Teherán, JulioJulio Teherán May 7, 2011 Pitcher Atlanta Braves (2011–present) [10]
Quintana, JoséJosé Quintana May 7, 2012 Pitcher Chicago White Sox (2012–present) [11]
Solano, DonovanDonovan Solano May 21, 2012 Infielder/Outfielder Miami Marlins (2012–2015)
New York Yankees (2016)
[12]
Solano, JhonatanJhonatan Solano May 29, 2012 Catcher Washington Nationals (2012–2013)
Miami Marlins (2015)
[13]
Herrera, DilsonDilson Herrera August 29, 2014 Infielder New York Mets (2014–2015) [14]
Marimón, Sugar RaySugar Ray Marimón April 14, 2015 Pitcher Atlanta Braves (2015)
KT Wiz (2016)
[15]
Urshela, GiovannyGiovanny Urshela June 9, 2015 Infielder Cleveland Indians (2015) [16]
Barrios, YhonathanYhonathan Barrios September 24, 2015 Pitcher Milwaukee Brewers (2015) [17]
Guerrero, TayronTayron Guerrero May 17, 2016 Pitcher San Diego Padres (2016) [18]
Díaz, DayánDayán Díaz May 22, 2016 Pitcher Cincinnati Reds (2016) [19]
Alfaro, JorgeJorge Alfaro September 12, 2016 Catcher Philadelphia Phillies (2016–present) [20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lou Castro". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-10-10. 
  2. ^ "Orlando Ramírez". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-07-25. 
  3. ^ "Jackie Gutiérrez". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-07-25. 
  4. ^ "Edgar Rentería". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-07-25. 
  5. ^ "Orlando Cabrera". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-07-25. 
  6. ^ "Jolbert Cabrera". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-07-25. 
  7. ^ "Yamid Haad". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-07-25. 
  8. ^ "Emiliano Fruto". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-07-25. 
  9. ^ "Ernesto Frieri". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-10-10. 
  10. ^ "Julio Teherán". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  11. ^ "Jose Quintana". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-05-16. 
  12. ^ "Donovan Solano". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-05-16. 
  13. ^ "Jhonatan Solano". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-05-30. 
  14. ^ "Dilson Herrera". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2015-09-30. 
  15. ^ "Sugar Ray Marimon". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2015-09-30. 
  16. ^ "Giovanny Urshela". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2015-09-30. 
  17. ^ "Yhonathan Barrios". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2015-09-30. 
  18. ^ "Tayron Guerrero". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2016-05-31. 
  19. ^ "Dayan Díaz". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2016-05-31. 
  20. ^ "Jorge Alfaro". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2016-09-13. 

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