Méndez with the Texas Rangers
|Hanshin Tigers – No. 20|
July 25, 1990 |
San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
|July 8, 2014, for the Texas Rangers|
(through 2015 season)
|Earned run average||3.09|
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.
Méndez was added to the Rangers' 40-man roster on November 21, 2011. The Rangers promoted Mendez to the major leagues on July 8, 2014. He was designated for assignment on September 1, 2015. Mendez was claimed off waivers by the Boston Red Sox on September 11, 2015.