Sugar Ray Marimón

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Sugar Ray Marimón
Sugar Ray Marimón on June 19, 2014.jpg
Marimón with the Omaha Storm Chasers in 2015
Pitcher
Born: (1988-09-30) September 30, 1988 (age 30)
Bocagrande, Cartagena, Colombia
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Professional debut
MLB: April 14, 2015, for the Atlanta Braves
KBO: April 1, 2016, for the KT Wiz
Last appearance
MLB: September 25, 2015, for the Atlanta Braves
KBO: June 11, 2016, for the KT Wiz
MLB statistics
Win–loss record0–1
Earned run average7.36
Strikeouts14
WHIP1.71
KBO statistics
(through June 11, 2016)
Win–loss record6–4
Earned run average5.23
Strikeouts45
WHIP1.44
Teams

Sugar Ray Marimón (born September 30, 1988) is a Colombian former professional baseball pitcher. He has played for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Career[edit]

Kansas City Royals[edit]

Marimón signed with Kansas City Royals' scout Mike Toomey for approximately $25,000 and played in the organization from 2007 to 2014.[1]

Atlanta Braves[edit]

Prior to the 2015 season he signed a minor league deal with the Atlanta Braves.[2] Marimón was invited to spring training, but did not make the opening day roster.[3]

Marimón was called up to the majors for the first time on April 13, 2015.[4] He debuted the next day, throwing four innings against the Miami Marlins in relief of Trevor Cahill.[5]

KT Wiz[edit]

He signed with the KBO's KT Wiz in November 2015.[6] He was released on July 10, 2016. Marimón represented Colombia at the 2017 World Baseball Classic.[7]

Personal[edit]

Marimón is the second cousin of Braves pitcher Julio Teherán.[8] Both played for the team during the 2015 MLB season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kurkjian, Tim (January 20, 2011). "A scout's life in Colombia". ESPN.com. Retrieved April 14, 2015.
  2. ^ Eddy, Matt (November 10, 2014). "Minor League Transactions: Oct. 31-Nov. 6". Baseball America. Retrieved April 14, 2015.
  3. ^ Bowman, Mark (March 23, 2015). "Schlehuber among 3 reassigned to Minors camp". MLB.com. Archived from the original on May 18, 2015. Retrieved May 7, 2015.
  4. ^ Bowman, Mark (April 13, 2015). "After another wild outing, Jaime designated". MLB.com. Retrieved April 14, 2015.
  5. ^ Bowman, Mark (April 14, 2015). "Sugar Ray debuts with bullpen-saving effort". MLB.com. Retrieved April 15, 2015.
  6. ^ "Three KBO clubs sign new foreign players". The Korea Herald. November 16, 2015. Retrieved December 12, 2015.
  7. ^ Neumann, Thomas (March 11, 2017). "Julio Teheran proud to pitch second for Colombia, regardless of opponent". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 12, 2017.
  8. ^ "Atlanta Braves - PlayerWatch". Reuters. April 15, 2015. Retrieved April 16, 2015.

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