Boscán with the Spokane Indians in 2008
|Tigres de Quintana Roo – No. 57|
|Born: October 26, 1989|
Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela
|May 19, 2016, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|MLB statistics |
(through 2016 season)
|Earned run average||6.46|
Wilfredo José Boscán Fernández (born October 26, 1989) is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher for the Tigres de Quintana Roo of the Mexican League. He previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Boscán played in the Texas Rangers organization from the 2007 season to the 2012 season.
San Diego Padres
Boscán played in the San Diego Padres organization during the 2013 season. He became a free agent after the season.
Boston Red Sox
Boscán played in the Boston Red Sox organization during the 2014 season. He became a free agent after the season.
He signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates before the 2015 season.
Boscán was called up to the majors for the first time on May 16, 2015. He was then called up a second time on July 12, 2015, and a third time on July 19, 2015. Each time, he was optioned to the AAA Indianapolis Indians before getting the opportunity to make his MLB debut. He was designated for assignment on August 7, 2015, after Deolis Guerra's waiver claim was voided due to injury.
Boscán made his major league debut against the Atlanta Braves on May 19, 2016, after receiving his fourth call-up. He recorded his first career win and hit on May 23 against the Colorado Rockies.
Boscán was claimed off waivers by the Atlanta Braves on August 10, 2016. He was released on August 27, 2016. He elected free agency on November 6, 2017.
Tigres de Quintana Roo
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