Pedro Figueroa

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Pedro Figueroa
Free agent
Starting pitcher
Born: (1985-11-23) November 23, 1985 (age 31)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
April 21, 2012, for the Oakland Athletics
MLB statistics
(through 2014 season)
Win–loss record 2–1
Earned run average 4.28
Strikeouts 20

Pedro José Figueroa Vizcaíno (born November 23, 1985) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Oakland Athletics and Texas Rangers.

Professional career[edit]

Figueroa signed with Oakland in 2006 and split time between the Dominican Summer League Athletics 1 and the Arizona Rookie League Athletics. For the 2007 and 2008 seasons, he played for the Vancouver Canadians, going 4–7 with a 4.07 ERA. For the 2009 season, he split time between Kane County and Stockton. For the 2010 season, Figueroa was ranked fifth in Oakland's farm system according to Baseball America.[1] Despite not playing above Single-A, Oakland added him to their 40-man roster.[2] He was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento after pitching a total of seven innings without allowing a run on April 21, 2012. He made his MLB debut later that day.

Figueroa was released by the Athletics on December 20, 2013. On January 2, 2014 he was claimed off waivers by the Tampa Bay Rays.[3] He was designated for assignment on January 23, 2014. He was claimed off waivers by the Texas Rangers on January 29, 2014. He was outrighted off the roster on October 6, 2014.


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