Paolo Espino

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Paolo Espino
Milwaukee Brewers
Pitcher
Born: (1987-01-10) January 10, 1987 (age 31)
Panama City, Panama
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
May 19, 2017, for the Milwaukee Brewers
MLB statistics
(through 2017 season)
Win–loss record 0–0
Earned run average 6.00
Strikeouts 20
Teams

Paolo Alesandro Espino (born January 10, 1987), is a Panamanian professional baseball pitcher in the Milwaukee Brewers organization. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Rangers and Milwaukee Brewers.

Career[edit]

Washington Nationals[edit]

Espino attended The Pendleton School in Bradenton, Florida. The Cleveland Indians selected him in the 10th round of the 2006 Major League Baseball draft. He spent seven seasons with the Indians organization and three seasons with the Washington Nationals organization.[1]

Milwaukee Brewers[edit]

On November 15, 2016, Espino signed a minor league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers.[2] Espino made his major league debut for the Brewers on May 19, 2017.[1] He was designted for assignment on August 23, 2017, to make room on the 40-man roster for Aaron Brooks, who was claimed off waivers by the Brewers. [3].

Texas Rangers[edit]

He was traded to the Rangers on August 26, 2017 for cash considerations and was assigned to the Triple-A Round Rock Express. He elected free agency on November 6, 2017, and signed a minor league contract with the Rangers on December 22.[4] He was released on April 19, 2018.

Second Stint with Brewers[edit]

On April 27, 2018, Espino signed a minor league deal with the Milwaukee Brewers.

Personal[edit]

Espino's cousin Damaso also is a professional baseball player and both were on Panama's roster for the 2009 World Baseball Classic.[5].

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.jsonline.com/story/sports/mlb/brewers/2017/05/19/longtime-minor-leaguer-paolo-espino-start-brewers-friday/328485001/
  2. ^ Eddy, Matt (November 21, 2016). "Minor League Transactions: Nov 12-18". baseballamerica.com. Retrieved November 21, 2016. 
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ Adams, Steve (December 22, 2017). "Rangers Sign Tolleson, Espino, Eibner To Minor League Deals". mlbtraderumors.com. Retrieved December 22, 2017. 
  5. ^ Lisa Winston (2009-02-04). "Baseball is in Espino cousins' blood". MLB.com. Retrieved 2009-02-06. 

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