Román Méndez

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Méndez and the second or maternal family name is Pérez.
Román Méndez
Román Méndez on March 13, 2012.jpg
Méndez with the Texas Rangers
Hanshin Tigers – No. 20
Born: (1990-07-25) July 25, 1990 (age 26)
San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
July 8, 2014, for the Texas Rangers
MLB statistics
(through 2015 season)
Win–loss record 0–2
Earned run average 3.09
Strikeouts 32

Román Junior Méndez Pérez (born July 25, 1990) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Hanshin Tigers of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB). He previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Texas Rangers and Boston Red Sox.

Professional career[edit]

Méndez was traded, along with Chris McGuiness, from the Boston Red Sox to the Rangers for Jarrod Saltalamacchia on July 31, 2010.[1]

Méndez was added to the Rangers' 40-man roster on November 21, 2011.[2] The Rangers promoted Mendez to the major leagues on July 8, 2014.[3] He was designated for assignment on September 1, 2015. Mendez was claimed off waivers by the Boston Red Sox on September 11, 2015.[4]


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