Orlando Román

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Orlando Román
Román with the Tokyo Yakult Swallows
Brother Elephants – No. 78
Born: (1978-11-28) November 28, 1978 (age 38)
Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Bats: Right Throws: Right
CPBL debut
2010, for the Brother Elephants (now Chinatrust Brothers)

Orlando Bruno Román (born November 28, 1978) is a professional baseball pitcher for the Brother Elephants of the Chinese Professional Baseball League.

Román attended Indian Hills Community College and was drafted by the New York Mets in the 31st round (946th overall) of the 1999 Major League Baseball draft. He played in the Mets' minor league organization through 2006, reaching Triple-A. He pitched in the minor league systems of the Baltimore Orioles in 2007 and the Toronto Blue Jays in 2008. Román also pitched for the Pericos de Puebla of the Mexican League in 2007, 2008 and 2009.

Román has appeared in the four editions of the World Baseball Classic (2006, 2009, 2013, 2017) for team Puerto Rico. In the current 2017 World Baseball Classic, he was the starting pitcher against Dominican Republic in the second round.[1][2]


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