Gerardo Reyes (baseball)

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Gerardo Reyes
San Diego Padres – No. 64
Born: (1993-05-13) May 13, 1993 (age 26)
Ciudad Victoria, Mexico
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
April 12, 2019, for the San Diego Padres
MLB statistics
(through September 16, 2019)
Win–loss record4–0
Earned run average9.00

Gerardo Reyes (born May 13, 1993) is a Mexican professional baseball pitcher for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball (MLB).


Reyes attended Hidalgo High School in Hidalgo, Texas.[1] He attended Galveston College in Galveston, Texas. He appeared in four games his freshman season of 2013, but missed his sophomore season due to injury.[2]

Reyes signed as an un-drafted free agent out of a tryout camp by the Tampa Bay Rays in 2014.[2] He made his professional debut with the Hudson Valley Renegades of the Class A Short Season New York-Penn League, pitching to a 2–1 win-loss record with a 4.09 earned run average (ERA) in 33 innings pitched.[1] In December of 2014, Reyes was traded to the San Diego Padres in a three team trade between Tampa Bay, San Diego and the Washington Nationals that included Wil Myers, Trea Turner, and Steven Souza among the eleven players traded.[3] After missing the 2015 season, he split the 2016 season between the Fort Wayne TinCaps of the Class A Midwest League and the Lake Elsinore Storm of the Class A-Advanced California League, accumulating a 4–5 with a 3.59 ERA in ​52 23 innings.[1] He spent 2017 back with Lake Elsinore, going 3–3 with a 2.63 ERA in ​61 23 innings.[1] He split the 2018 season between Lake Elsinore and the San Antonio Missions of the Double-A Texas League, accumulating a 1–3 with a 2.77 ERA in 55 innings.[1]

The Padres added him to their 40-man roster after the 2018 season.[4] He opened the 2019 season with the El Paso Chihuahuas of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League.[1] On April 12, 2019, he was promoted to the major leagues for the first time.[5] He made his debut that night, pitching ​23 innings in relief and earning the win.[6]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Gerardo Reyes". Retrieved April 13, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Williams, Clay (August 8, 2013). "Hidalgo Alum To Play Baseball For Tampa Bay Rays Organization". CBS 4. Retrieved April 13, 2019.
  3. ^ Todd, Jeff (December 19, 2014). "Padres Acquire Wil Myers In Three-Team Trade With Rays, Nats". MLB Trade Rumors. Retrieved April 13, 2019.
  4. ^ Cassavell, AJ (November 20, 2018). "SD clears 40-man space with 3 deals; 4 DFA'd". Retrieved April 13, 2019.
  5. ^ "Padres' Gerardo Reyes: Called up to big leagues". CBS Sports. April 12, 2018. Retrieved April 13, 2019.
  6. ^ "San Diego Padres at Arizona Diamondbacks Box Score, April 12, 2019". Baseball reference. Retrieved April 13, 2019.

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