October 2, 1972 |
Río Piedras, Puerto Rico
|May 18, 1995, for the Seattle Mariners|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 12, 1999, for the Seattle Mariners|
|Earned run average||4.94|
Rafael Carmona (born October 2, 1972 in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher for the Seattle Mariners. He played for them from 1995-1999 with his best season being 1996. He appeared in 53 games, mostly relief, and went 8–3 with a 4.28 ERA and 62 strikeouts. On November 30, 1997, Carmona was in a car accident in Puerto Rico. He broke two bones in his right arm. The injury largely ended his career.