Ronald Belisario

Ronald Belisario #99

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3" /240
  • Age: 34


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls


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Ronald Belisario MLB Career Stats

341 24-20 3.85 339.1 273 1.28

Ronald Belisario Bio

  • Full Name: Ronald J. Belisario
  • Pronunciation: bell-i-SAR-ee-o
  • Born: 12/31/1982 in Maracay, Venezuela
  • High School: Augusto Mijares, Maracay, VEN
  • Debut: 4/7/2009
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MLB Career Stats 24 20 3.85 341 0 12 339.1 273 1.28


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Ronald Belisario Stats

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Ronald Belisario Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
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Ronald Belisario Statcast Events


Ronald Belisario Awards

MEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2017 Yucatan MEX

Ronald Belisario Leaderboards


Season SV Rank
2014 8 22nd in AL


Season G Rank
2013 77 2nd in NL


Season HLD Rank
2010 16 23rd in NL
2012 23 11th in NL
2013 21 11th in NL

Ronald Belisario Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
February 16, 2017 Leones de Yucatan signed free agent RHP Ronald Belisario.
August 2, 2015 Pawtucket Red Sox released RHP Ronald Belisario.
July 16, 2015 Boston Red Sox signed free agent RHP Ronald Belisario to a minor league contract.
July 16, 2015 RHP Ronald Belisario assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 4, 2015 RHP Ronald Belisario elected free agency.
July 1, 2015 Tampa Bay Rays designated RHP Ronald Belisario for assignment.
June 17, 2015 Tampa Bay Rays selected the contract of RHP Ronald Belisario from Durham Bulls.
April 15, 2015 RHP Ronald Belisario assigned to Durham Bulls.
February 2, 2015 Tampa Bay Rays signed free agent RHP Ronald Belisario to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 27, 2014 RHP Ronald Belisario elected free agency.
November 26, 2014 Chicago White Sox sent RHP Ronald Belisario outright to Charlotte Knights.
November 20, 2014 Chicago White Sox designated RHP Ronald Belisario for assignment.
December 19, 2013 Chicago White Sox signed free agent RHP Ronald Belisario.
December 2, 2013 RHP Ronald Belisario elected free agency.
May 3, 2012 Los Angeles Dodgers activated RHP Ronald Belisario from the restricted list.
May 1, 2012 Rancho Cucamonga Quakes sent RHP Ronald Belisario on a rehab assignment to Albuquerque Isotopes.
April 25, 2012 Ronald Belisario assigned to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
April 4, 2012 Los Angeles Dodgers placed RHP Ronald Belisario on the restricted list.
March 22, 2012 Los Angeles Dodgers activated RHP Ronald Belisario from the restricted list.
March 2, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers placed RHP Ronald Belisario on the restricted list.
August 10, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers activated RHP Ronald Belisario from the restricted list.
August 7, 2010 sent RHP Ronald Belisario on a rehab assignment to Inland Empire 66ers.
July 7, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers placed RHP Ronald Belisario on the restricted list.
April 21, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers activated RHP Ronald Belisario from the restricted list.
March 26, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers placed RHP Ronald Belisario on the restricted list.
August 8, 2009 Ronald Belisario assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
August 8, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers activated RHP Ronald Belisario from the 15-day disabled list.
August 4, 2009 sent RHP Ronald Belisario on a rehab assignment to Inland Empire 66ers.
July 8, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers placed RHP Ronald Belisario on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 6, 2009. Irritation in his right elbow.

Ronald J. Belisario Bio Info

Married Luz Adriana … has one child: Adrialexy … Twitter: @rbelisario51 … attended Augusta Mijares High School in Maracay, Venezuela.


Made a career-high 77 appearances in his fourth season with the Dodgers … ranked second among National League relievers in games, fourth in ground ball percentage (77.9) and 11th in holds (21) … went 5-0 with a 1.87 ERA (7 ER/33.2 IP) and 19 holds in Dodgers victories … his ERA was 13.50 (10 ER/6.2 IP) vs. Arizona and 2.93 (20 ER/61.1 IP) vs. the rest of baseball … pitched 24 times on zero days rest … was suspended for one game on 6/14 as a result of his actions during a bench-clearing brawl with Arizona on 6/11 … went 2-1 with a 0.76 ERA (2 ER/23.2 IP) and 12 holds in 30 games from 6/16-8/20 … posted a 1.42 ERA (2 ER/12.2 IP) in July and a 1.04 mark (1 ER/8.2 IP) in August … gave up five runs in 0.1 IP on 9/18 at Arizona, including a two-run single by current White Sox Adam Eaton, to raise his season ERA from 3.46 to 4.13 … appeared in seven postseason games, allowing three runs over 3.2 IP (7.36 ERA) … five of his seven outings were scoreless … pitched for Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic, throwing 1.2 scoreless IP over two appearances … acquisition was recommended by Joe Butler, Bill Scherrer and Dave Yoakum.

2012 Finished third (12 votes) in the balloting for The Sporting News Comeback Player of the Year behind winner and San Francisco catcher Buster Posey (31) and second-place Washington first baseman Adam LaRoche (29). Tied for the Major League lead with eight wins as a reliever (Rex Brothers and Nate Jones), going 8-1 with a 2.54 ERA in his team-leading 68 relief appearances...also led the club with 71.0 innings pitched as a reliever...his eight wins were the most by a Dodger reliever since Guillermo Mota's eight in 2004. Ranked among the NL relief leaders in ERA (2.54, 17th), holds (23, T-11th), opponents' batting average (.187, fifth), WHIP (1.07, 14th), innings pitched (71.0, T-15th) and ground ball percentage (80.0, third). Limited right-handed hitters to a .142 batting average (21-for-148}. Allowed 13 of 31 inherited runners to score. Was at his best at home, going 4-1 with a 1.69 ERA (7 ER/37.1 IP) in 37 appearances at Dodger opponents to a .165 batting average at home. Pitched in the ninth inning on 15 occasions and allowed just one earned run (three total runs) in 14.0 innings (0.64 ERA). Held first batters to a .190 batting average (12-for-63) with 12 strikeouts and just five walks. Did not allow an earned run (one unearned run) in 20.0 innings over 17 appearances from Aug. 17-Sept. 21...posted a 1.20 ERA (2 ER/15.0 IP) in 12 August appearances. Posted a 1.53 ERA in 29 first-half appearances, the thirdbest mark among NL relievers. Picked up his only save of the season with 1.2 scoreless innings on Aug. 29 at Colorado....was only his third career save (last: Sept. 29, 2010 at Colorado). Reinstated to the Dodger roster on May 5 after serving his season-opening 25-game suspension. Following the season, made five appearances for the Bravos de Margarita of the Venezuelan Winter League. 2011 Will be suspended for the first 25 games of the season in 2012 for a violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention Program ... Pitched in the Venezuelan Winter League this past offseason and went 1-2 with a 5.16 ERA and five saves in 23 games ... Did not pitch professionally during the 2011 campaign...spent the entire season on the Dodgers' restricted list. 2010 Completed his second big league season, going 3-1 with a 5.04 ERA in 59 games ... also picked up two saves in four opportunities ... Allowed just seven of 31 inherited runners to score (22.6%), which was the 12th-best mark in the National League (min. 50.0 IP and 30 IR) ... Fared better at home, posting a 2.37 ERA (8 ER/30.1 IP) and limiting opposing hitters to a .179 batting average (19-for-106) in 26 games, while allowing 23 runs in 25.0 innings (8.28 ERA) and a .324 opponents' batting average (33-for-102) in 33 road games ... Went 10 with two saves and a 2.41 ERA (5 ER/18.2 IP) in 22 games against NL West opponents ... limited hitters to a .200 batting average (13-for-65) in divisional games ... Limited first batters faced to a .170 average (9-for-53) with 13 strikeouts and just four walks ... Got off to a late start after being placed on the restricted list from March 26 to April 20 after a visa issue delayed his arrival to Spring Training...reported to Camelback Ranch - Glendale on March 28, five weeks after the Feb. 20 report date for pitchers and catchers ... Was reinstated from the restricted list on April 21 and made his 2010 debut by firing a perfect seventh inning at Cincinnati ... initially struggled, allowing 12 runs over 15.0 innings (7.20 ERA) in his first 16 appearances of the season ... Returned to form over 19 appearances from May 28 to July 5, posting a 1.31 ERA (3 ER/20.2 IP) and limiting opponents to a .219 batting average (16-for-73) ... missed the next 29 games after being placed on the restricted list from July 7 to Aug. 9 due to personal issues ... Struggled after his second reinstatement from the restricted list, posting a 7.32 ERA (16 ER/19.2 IP) over his last 24 games ... Earned his first Major League save on June 29 at San Francisco by retiring the only batter he faced, Buster Posey, to close out the Dodgers' 4-2 victory ... Allowed one hit over 3.0 scoreless innings in the longest appearance of his career on July 5 against Florida ... Struck out Ryan Braun with the bases loaded on Aug. 26 at Milwaukee to pick up his second victory of the year with only 0.1 innings pitched in the Dodgers' 7-1 win ... Following the season, pitched for the Bravos de Margarita of the Venezuelan Winter League ... won the league's "Closer of the Year" Award, posting a 1.00 ERA (2 ER/18.0 IP) in 17 games and going a perfect 14-for-14 in save opportunities. 2009 Made his first Opening Day roster in 2009 and became a key cog in the Dodgers' bullpen, appearing in 69 games, which ranked third on the club... the 69 games were the fourth-most by a Dodger rookie in franchise history...Finished the year with a record of 4-3 and a 2.03 ERA, which ranked fifth among all NL relievers and second among all big league rookies (Andrew Bailey, 1.84)...Signed by the Dodgers as a minor league free agent on Jan. 13 and then made just four Spring Training appearances, striking out four in 6.0 innings of work...was assigned to minor league camp on March 6, but ended up rejoining the big league club on March 30...was delayed coming to Arizona due to visa issues...Made his Major League debut on April 7 at San Diego, tossing a scoreless inning...Walked 29 batters and struck out 64...allowed just 52 hits in 70.2 IP (.201)...Posted a 1.59 ERA at home and a 2.45 mark on the road...was 4-0 at Dodger Stadium...Right-handers managed just a .157 average (25-for-159)...that mark ranked fifth among all NL relievers...Pitched without a day's rest 19 times and posted a 0.96 ERA in those games...Was impressive against NL West opponents, posting a 2.48 ERA and limiting those clubs to a .209 average against him...Batters were 1-for-18 against him when the count ran full...hitters were a paltry 18-for-128 (.141) when he got two strikes on them...Held first batters to a .143 mark and the opposition hit just .174 with runners in scoring position...Was dominant over 29 games in the months of May and June...posted a 1.20 ERA (4 ER/30.0 IP) and limited batters to a .179 average over that time...Fired a scoreless inning on April 30 vs. San Diego and earned his first Major League win...Placed on the disabled list on July 8 with a strained right elbow and ended up missing 28 the time of his injury, led the staff with 43 appearances...Reinstated from the DL on Aug. 8 and went 3-0 with a 1.21 ERA (3 ER/22.1 IP) in 26 games the rest of the way 2008 Went 4-4 with a team-leading nine saves and a 4.74 ERA (30 ER/57.0 IP) in 38 games for Double-A Altoona...struck out 36 batters and walked 25...Finished 21 games and was 9-for-14 in save opportunities as the team's primary closer...batters hit .286 against him...Was placed on the disabled list in April with a tooth infection and then again in May with a hand injury...Went 2-0 with a 3.80 ERA in 20 games during the Venezuelan Winter League for Leones de Caracas 2007 Spent first season in the Pittsburgh farm system after signing as a minor league free agent in November 2006...Returned to the mound after missing previous two seasons because of injury and suspension in the Florida Marlins organization...Combined to go 1-3 with four saves and a 3.97 ERA in 37 games between Lynchburg (A) and Altoona (AA)...Was used exclusively in relief for the first time and established minor league career highs in appearances...Joined Lynchburg on 4/30 after spending first three weeks of April in extended spring training...Pitched 3.0 scoreless innings and earned first save on 5/23 at Frederick. ...Also tossed 3.0 scoreless frames while picking up second save on 5/30 vs. Frederick...Posted a 1.00 ERA (18.0ip/2er) in nine appearances during the month of May...Suffered first of three losses on 6/5 at Myrtle Beach...Recorded final save with Lynchburg on 6/30 vs. Potomac...Tossed a scoreless inning in last game with Hillcats on 7/7 at Potomac...Was promoted to Double-A on 7/12 and finished the season with the Curve...Picked up lone victory while pitching with Altoona on 7/19 at Harrisburg...Pitched 3.0 scoreless innings on 8/10 at New Hampshire...Participated in the Venezuelan Winter League and went 0-0 with a 7.27 ERA (8.2ip/7er) in 10 relief appearances with La Guaira. 2006 Missed his second consecutive season...Was placed on Florida's suspended list in March...Was transferred to the restricted list in August...Returned to the mound for the first time in over two years with Zulia of the Venezuelan Winter League; allowed six earned runs in 1.0 inning of work while making two appearances. 2005 Was a member of the Marlins 40-man roster for the second consecutive year, but missed entire season due to Tommy John surgery on right elbow; surgery performed by Dr. Andrews on 6/14...Was outrighted and removed from 40-man roster on 10/14. 2004 Spent first season as a member of the Marlins 40-man roster...Combined to go 4-6 with one save and a 4.84 ERA in 23 games (15 starts) with Carolina (AA), Jupiter (A) and the GCL Marlins...Was placed on disabled list at Carolina on 6/29 with a back strain...Made two rehab appearances with GCL Marlins on 8/10 and 8/13...Joined Jupiter at the conclusion of his rehab stint...Suffered loss in first game on 8/18...Earned lone save on 8/20 vs. Palm Beach and recorded victory on 8/26 vs. Vero Beach...Did not allow a hit or a run in his last five games with the Hammerheads (7.2ip). 2003 Combined to go 6-3 with a 3.64 ERA in 16 games (12 starts) between Greensboro (A) and Jupiter...Began season with Greensboro, where he held South Atlantic League batters to a .229 average...Limited left-handed hitters to a .189 average...Struck out a season-high nine batters twice (4/26 at Capital City and 5/12 vs. Asheville)...Suffered lone loss with Greensboro in second outing on 4/11 at Lakewood...Won his final four decisions...Pitched 7.0-inning complete game on 5/6 at Delmarva (game 1)...Was promoted to Jupiter on 6/26 and tossed 7.0 innings of three-hit shutout ball in victory over Sarasota that night...Missed a month of action (7/28 thru 8/27) with a shoulder injury before returning to make two relief appearances to finish the season...Did not pitch during the Florida State League playoffs...Was added to Florida's 40-man roster on 11/21...Pitched for Zulia in the Venezuelan Winter League and went 2-0 with a 3.52 ERA in seven games. 2002 Spent entire season with Kane County (A) in his first year at the full-season level...Established minor league career highs in appearances, starts and innings pitched...Allowed only four home runs in 140.1 innings of work...Made first appearance in relief on 5/4 at Dayton...Pitched 7.2 scoreless innings and picked up first victory on 6/11 at West Michigan...Struck out a season-high nine batters in 8.0 innings of work on 6/30 vs. Cedar Rapids...Recorded a 2.27 ERA (31.2ip/8er) in five starts during the month of June. ...Tossed complete game in losing effort on 7/28 at Clinton...Won three of his last four decisions...Pitched season-high 9.0 innings and gave up one run, but received a no-decision on 8/28 vs. Quad Cities. 2001 Spent his first season pitching with the rookie-level Gulf Coast League Marlins...Led league in innings pitched and hits allowed...Also ranked second in batting average allowed as a starter (.194)...Went 3-4 with a 1.48 ERA (61.0ip/10er) in 10 starts and 1-2 with a 6.75 ERA (12.0ip/9er) in three relief appearances...Went 3-0 with a 1.29 ERA (21.0ip/3er) in his first four outings. ...Tossed 7.0-inning complete game (0 runs) on 7/23 against GCL Dodgers (game 2)...Pitched season-high 9.0 innings in a no-decision on 7/28 vs. GCL Dodgers...Lost his final four decisions...Whiffed a season-high nine batters on 8/8 vs. GCL Braves. 2000 Made professional debut with the Marlins' Venezuelan League entry...Established minor league career high in saves.