Manny Acosta

  • P
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 4"/215
  • Age: 34

Manny Acosta MLB Career Stats

13-13 3.99 248.0 219 1.42

Manny Acosta Bio

  • Full Name: Manuel Alcides Acosta
  • Born: 5/1/1981 in Colon, Panama
  • High School: I P.T. de Colon, Panama
  • Debut: August 12, 2007
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MLB Career Stats 13 13 3.99 233 0 9 248.0 219 1.42
  • Status: Disabled 60-Day


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Manny Acosta Awards

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Richmond INT

MEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Mexico MEX

Manny Acosta Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 2, 2015 Diablos Rojos del Mexico placed RHP Manny Acosta on the 60-day disabled list.
April 1, 2015 Diablos Rojos del Mexico activated RHP Manny Acosta.
February 6, 2015 Diablos Rojos del Mexico placed RHP Manny Acosta on the reserve list.
March 29, 2014 Diablos Rojos del Mexico signed free agent RHP Manny Acosta.
November 30, 2012 RHP Manny Acosta elected free agency.
July 24, 2012 New York Mets selected the contract of RHP Manny Acosta from Buffalo Bisons.
June 3, 2012 Manny Acosta roster status changed by Buffalo Bisons.
May 31, 2012 New York Mets sent RHP Manny Acosta outright to Buffalo Bisons.
May 29, 2012 New York Mets designated Manny Acosta for assignment.
June 3, 2011 New York Mets selected the contract of RHP Manny Acosta from Buffalo Bisons.
April 13, 2011 Manny Acosta roster status changed by Buffalo Bisons.
April 7, 2011 New York Mets sent RHP Manny Acosta outright to Buffalo Bisons.
March 29, 2011 New York Mets designated Manny Acosta for assignment.
July 23, 2010 New York Mets recalled Manny Acosta from Buffalo Bisons.
May 23, 2010 New York Mets optioned Manny Acosta to Buffalo Bisons.
April 21, 2010 New York Mets recalled Manny Acosta from Buffalo Bisons.
April 21, 2010 Manny Acosta roster status changed by New York Mets.
March 31, 2010 New York Mets optioned Manny Acosta to Buffalo Bisons.
March 30, 2010 New York Mets claimed RHP Manny Acosta off waivers from Atlanta Braves.
March 27, 2010 Atlanta Braves optioned Manny Acosta to Gwinnett Braves.
September 6, 2009 Atlanta Braves recalled Manny Acosta from Gwinnett Braves.
August 27, 2009 Atlanta Braves optioned Manny Acosta to Gwinnett Braves.
May 22, 2009 Atlanta Braves recalled Manny Acosta from Gwinnett Braves.

Manuel Alcides Acosta Bio Info

Manuel Alcides (Manny) Molina Acosta resides in Colon, Panama. ... His brother Alberto was signed as a free agent by the Yankees in 1997 and is currently pitching for the Panama National Team.


Spent the full season with Double-A Montgomery, appearing in 71 games…hit 7 HR in 234 at-bats…played in 30 games for Toros del Este of the Dominican Winter League, finishing 3rd on the team in batting average (.292, 21-for-72)…threw out 10 of 18 attempted base stealers in 29 games for Toros del Este.


Opened the season with Class-A Charlotte and appeared in 22 games with the Stone Crabs before a 9-game stint with Triple-A Durham…finished the remainder of the season with Montgomery where he hit .264 (24-for-91)…combined for a career-high 9 HR and .484 SLG in only 61 games total…threw out 34 of 76 attempted base stealers (44.7 percent) on the season.

2011 Was designated for assignment on March 29, cleared waivers and was outrighted to Buffalo (AAA) of the International League on April 7 ... Had his contract selected by the Mets on June 3 and remained with the club for the remainder of the season. ... Recorded career-highs in wins, saves and strikeouts ... His 47.0 innings pitched was the second-highest total of his career. ... Tossed 53.0 innings in 2008 with Atlanta. ... Had a 2.31 ERA (six earned runs/23.1 innings) vs. NL East opponents in 2011. ... Over his two years with the Mets, has constructed a 1.82 ERA (10 earned runs/49.1 innings) against NL East opponents. ... Posted a 2.31 ERA (nine earned runs/35.0 innings) after the All-Star break. ... Had a 6.75 ERA (nine earned runs/12.0 innings) prior to the break. ... Held opponents to a .179 (5-28) batting average with runners in scoring position and two outs. ... Went 2- 0 wit h t wo saves and a 2.49 ERA ( six earned runs/21.2 innings) on the road and 2-1 with two saves and a 4.26 ERA (12 earned runs/25.1 innings) at Citi Field. ... Was unscored upon in 29 of his last 37 games, posting a 2.04 ERA (nine earned runs/39.2 innings). ... In a 29-game stretch from June 28-September 7, he had a 1.21 ERA (four earned runs/29.2 innings), while going 2-1. ... Saved both ends of a doubleheader (2-1 and 6-3) on September 24 vs. Philadelphia. ... Became the first Mets reliever since Armando Benitez on August 15, 2000 vs. Colorado to achieve that feat. ... Earned wins on August 15 at San Diego, August 31 vs. Florida, September 9 vs. Chicago (NL) and September 22 at St. Louis. ... Was four-for-seven in save chances. ... Allowed six home runs in 47.0 innings. 2010 Was claimed off waivers from the Atlanta Braves on March 30...Had two stints with the Mets...Began the year with Buffalo (AAA) of the International League and was recalled onApril 21...Was optioned to Buffalo on May 22 and recalled for a second and final time on July 23...Earned his first win with the Mets on April 24 vs.Atlanta with 1.2 scoreless innings...Equaled his career-high with three wins...Also posted victories on August 3 at Atlanta and September 26 at Philadelphia...Also had three wins in 2008...Constructed a 3-0 record with a 1.38 ERA (four earned runs/26.0 innings) against NL East opponents...Did not allow a run against the Phillies,Marlins or Nationals...Held lefthanded batters to a .163 (7-43) mark...Surrendered a walk-off home run to Cincinnati's Laynce Nix on May 3 in a 3-2, 11-inning loss...Notched his first save since May 20, 2008, with Atlanta vs. the Mets, on August 18 at Houston with a scoreless 14th inning in a 3-2 win...Did not surrender a run in 18 of his first 21 outings and had 23 strikeouts in his first 20.2 innings of work...Had a 8.1 scoreless innings streak from May 11-July 27...Allowed two grand slams: Melvin Mora on August 11th vs. Colorado and Derrek Lee on September 19 vs.Atlanta...They were the only two he gave up after May 3...Was five for eight in save opportunities with Buffalo...Retired 22 of 28 first batters faced with the Bisons. 2009 Retired 26 of 36 first batters faced. Allowed only two of his first 14 inherited runners to score prior to allowing two to score on 9/18 vs. PHI...At Gwinnett (AAA), appeared in 18 games (all in relief) and went 1-3 with a 2.63 ERA. Had 25 strikeouts and allowed 13 walks while posting a .210 opponents batting average in 27.1 IP...Was recalled from Gwinnett for the first time on 5/22 until 8/27 and then again on 9/6...His best month was June, when he had a 2.70 ERA in seven appearances...Was 1-0 with a 2.51 ERA in 26 night games, but was 0-1 with a 10.38 ERA in 10 day games...Had a 3.32 ERA in 17 games (19.0 IP/7 ER) before the All-Star break and was 1-1 with a 5.40 ERA in 19 games (18.1 IP/11 ER) after the break...Stranded the bases loaded in the ninth inning on 9/30 vs. FLA...Lost for the first time since 6/12/08 at CHI on 10/3 vs. WSH when he allowed a two-run homer in the 11th...Picked up his first win of the season on 7/16 vs. NYM, and first since 5/26/08 vs. ARI...Pitched a season-high 2.0 IP on 6/8 vs. PIT with scoreless 11th and 12th innings. 2008 Was second among NL rookies with three saves. ...Made 34 appearances of 1.0 IP or more and was 2-2 with a 1.93 ERA (46.2 IP/10 ER) with three saves in those contests. In his 12 appearances that were under 1.0 IP, he was 1-3 with a 15.63 ERA (6.1 IP/11 ER). ...Had a 3.00 ERA in 28 games at home (33.0 IP) and a 4.50 ERA in 18 games on the road (20.0 IP). ...Had just a 2.27 ERA in 27 night games, but a 5.48 ERA in 19 day games. ...In May, went 3-1 with one save and 1.80 ERA (3 ER/15.0 IP) in 15 games. ...Finished the year with eight scoreless outings (7/1-9/27) which spanned 12.2 IP. ...Returned from DL on 8/23 after missing 39 games with a strained left hamstring suffered on 7/6 vs. HOU and made his first appearance back with two scoreless innings on 8/24 at STL (2 H, 2 BB, 1 K, 1 WP). ...Made four injury rehab appearances at Richmond (AAA) and allowed no runs (two hits) in 3.2 IP. ...Allowed a career-high five runs on 6/10 at CHI (one earned). ...Was charged with first blown save on 6/2 vs. FLA and another on 6/5 vs. FLA. ...Entered in the seventh inning on 5/29 at MIL and retired all four batters he faced via strikeout. ...Posted his third win on 5/26 vs. ARI with 2.0 perfect innings in relief. ...Saved his third game in the second game of 5/20 doubleheader vs. NYM (1.1 IP, 3 H). ...Had 10 consecutive scoreless outings (11.0 IP) before his 4/30 loss at WSH. ...Suffered first loss of the season 4/30 at WSH, pitching 2+ innings in the Braves' 3-2 extra-inning defeat. ...Notched his second career save with 2.0 scoreless frames vs. FLA on 4/24. ...Earned first MLB save 4/19 vs. LAD. 2007 Was recalled 8/10 from Richmond (AAA), where he was 9-3 with 12 saves and a 2.26 ERA (15 ER/59.2 IP) in 40 relief appearances. Led Richmond in wins and saves and did not allow a homer. Named the Richmond Pitcher of the Year by the Braves organization. Tied for fourth in the system with 12 saves and nine wins. Was Richmond's April Pitcher of the Month, going 3-1 with two saves and a 0.66 ERA (1 ER/13.2 IP). Was the only Richmond player selected to the Triple-A All-Star Game. Made his Major League debut 8/12 at PHI and retired the side on just seven pitches (one strikeout, two groundouts). Aaron Rowand was his first batter faced and his first career strikeout victim. Picked up his first Major League win on 9/23 with a scoreless inning of relief vs. MIL. Earned his first career hold at FLA on 8/29 with a scoreless 7th inning. Did not allow a run over his first seven appearances (8.2 IP, 4 H, 4 BB, 10 K). Went a season-high 2.0 innings three times, including getting out of a no outs/runners-on-the-corners jam on 8/22 at CIN. He did not walk a batter in any of his 2.0-inning appearances. 2006 Led all Braves' minor leaguers with 51 appearances and finished second in the organization with a combined 21 saves between Mississippi (AA) and Richmond (AAA)...Was promoted to Richmond on 5/12, had a .137 opponents' batting average at Mississippi...Named Richmond's July Pitcher of the Month (0-2, 6 SV, 3.86 ERA)...Picked up the win during a season-high 3.0 IP at DUR on 5/25...Allowed two or more runs in just four of 38 appearances at AAA...Over August and September (14 games), he had eight saves and 2.45 ERA (4 ER/14.2 IP)...Went 0-1 with a 5.06 ERA for Panama in the World Baseball Classic in March...Went 2-2 with a 5.30 ERA in 18 games (18.2 IP) with the Cardenales of the Venezuelan Winter League. 2005 Ranked sixth among Braves minor leaguers with seven saves...Earned a win and four saves in 8.2 IP of relief in July...Fanned six hitters in 3.0 IP of relief on 7/7. 2004 Went 2-0 with a 1.86 ERA in May (2 ER/9.2 IP) with Myrtle Beach (A)...Discounting the five earned runs in 1.2 IP on 4/21 vs. W-S, he had a 2.49 ERA in his other 10 games with the Pelicans. 2003 Went 2-0 with 10 K and a save, his first since 1998, with Myrtle Beach in August after signing with the Braves on 7/29...Was released on 7/24 by NYY.