Noel Argüelles

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Noel Argüelles
Blue Rocks Noel Arguelles.jpg
Washington Nationals
Pitcher
Born: (1990-01-12) January 12, 1990 (age 27)
Güira, Cuba
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Noel Argüelles (Spanish pronunciation: [arˈɣweʎes]; born January 12, 1990) is a Cuban professional baseball pitcher, in the Washington Nationals organization.

With shortstop José Iglesias, Argüelles defected from the Cuban junior national team while in Canada.[1] Argüelles signed a major league contract with the Royals in December 2009.[2]

After he signed, Argüelles developed shoulder pain that prevented him from pitching in 2010 and necessitated shoulder surgery in August 2010.[3] He debuted in the Royals organization for the Class-A Wilmington Blue Rocks in 2011. After struggling with the Northwest Arkansas Naturals of the Class AA Texas League in 2013, the Royals outrighted Argüelles off of their 40-man roster.[4][5]

On April 27, 2016, Arguelles signed a minor league deal with the Washington Nationals.

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  1. ^ Passan, Jeff (December 5, 2009). "Cuban Arguelles agrees to deal with Royals - MLB - Yahoo! Sports". Sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved September 22, 2010. 
  2. ^ Kaegel, Dick (December 6, 2009). "Royals nearing deal for Arguelles | MLB.com: News". MLB.com. Mlb.mlb.com. Retrieved September 22, 2010. 
  3. ^ Kaegel, Dick (September 16, 2010). "Coats to be collected at Girls Night Out | royals.com: News". Kansascity.royals.mlb.com. Retrieved September 22, 2010. 
  4. ^ Kaegel, Dick. "Royals left-hander Noel Arguelles clears waivers, outrighted to Triple-A Omaha". 
  5. ^ Dutton, Bob. "Royals release Irving Falu, send Noel Arguelles to Omaha on outright assignment". 

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