Jose Ascanio #58

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 11" /195


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls

Jose Ascanio MLB Career Stats

43 1-3 5.28 46.0 41 1.70

Jose Ascanio Bio

  • Full Name: Jose Eleazar Ascanio
  • Born: 5/2/1985 in Maracay, Venezuela
  • Debut: 7/13/2007
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MLB Career Stats 1 3 5.28 43 0 0 46.0 41 1.70


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Jose Ascanio Stats

*Since 2006

Jose Ascanio Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Jose Ascanio Statcast Events


Jose Ascanio Awards

MEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Tijuana MEX

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Mississippi SOU

Jose Ascanio Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 26, 2015 Guerreros de Oaxaca signed free agent RHP Jose Ascanio.
April 3, 2015 Toros de Tijuana released RHP Jose Ascanio.
April 2, 2015 Toros de Tijuana activated RHP Jose Ascanio.
February 7, 2015 Toros de Tijuana signed free agent RHP Jose Ascanio.
December 31, 2014 Acereros del Norte released RHP Jose Ascanio.
June 26, 2014 RHP Jose Ascanio assigned to Acereros del Norte from Toros de Tijuana.
July 3, 2013 Petroleros de Minatitlan signed free agent Jose Ascanio.
July 2, 2013 Diablos Rojos del Mexico released RHP Jose Ascanio.
June 27, 2013 Pericos de Puebla signed free agent Jose Ascanio.
June 27, 2013 RHP Jose Ascanio assigned to Diablos Rojos del Mexico.
February 23, 2012 Los Angeles Dodgers released RHP Jose Ascanio.
December 13, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent RHP Jose Ascanio to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2011 RHP Jose Ascanio elected free agency.
June 14, 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates sent RHP Jose Ascanio outright to Indianapolis Indians.
June 7, 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates designated Jose Ascanio for assignment.
May 11, 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates activated RHP Jose Ascanio from the 15-day disabled list.
April 19, 2011 Bradenton Marauders sent RHP Jose Ascanio on a rehab assignment to Indianapolis Indians.
April 11, 2011 Jose Ascanio assigned to Bradenton Marauders.
March 31, 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates placed RHP Jose Ascanio on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 22, 2011. Right elbow tightness.
November 3, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates activated RHP Jose Ascanio from the 60-day disabled list.
August 5, 2010 GCL Pirates sent RHP Jose Ascanio on a rehab assignment to Bradenton Marauders.
August 2, 2010 Jose Ascanio assigned to GCL Pirates.
April 4, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates placed RHP Jose Ascanio on the 60-day disabled list retroactive to March 26, 2010. Recovering from October 2009 right labrum surgery.
November 17, 2009 Pittsburgh Pirates activated RHP Jose Ascanio from the 60-day disabled list.
September 24, 2009 Pittsburgh Pirates transferred RHP Jose Ascanio from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
August 15, 2009 Pittsburgh Pirates placed RHP Jose Ascanio on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 12, 2009. Right shoulder tendinitis.
August 7, 2009 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Jose Ascanio from Indianapolis Indians.
June 30, 2009 Chicago Cubs optioned Jose Ascanio to Iowa Cubs.
May 10, 2009 Chicago Cubs recalled Jose Ascanio from Iowa Cubs.
May 10, 2009 Iowa Cubs placed RHP Jose Ascanio on the reserve list.

Jose Eleazar Ascanio Bio Info

Jose Eleazar Ascanio...Has one son; Jose Santiago (2/26/09)...Began his professional playing career at the age of 16. 2011 Began season on 15-day disabled list rehabbing from 2009 surgery...Pitched three games on rehab at Bradenton from 4/11-16 (3.2ip/4er) and seven games at Indianapolis (7.1ip/7er) from 4/21 to 5/10...Was recalled from rehab and reinstated from D.L. on 5/11...His appearance with Pirates on 5/13 (1.0ip/0r/2so) was his first in the big leagues since 8/11/09...Gave up a run in his second game on 5/14 at Milwaukee (1.0ip/1er)...Entered 2-2 game in Washington on 5/16 with a runner on first base and surrendered two-run homer to Danny Espinosa on first pitch he threw...Made back-to-back scoreless outings (1.1ip) before being scored upon in two of his last three games with Pittsburgh...Was designated for assignment on 6/7 and was outrighted to Triple-A on 6/14...Earned lone save with Indianapolis on 6/21 at Lehigh Valley...Picked up win on 6/25 vs. Pawtucket...Suffered losses in back-to-back outings on 7/15 and 7/17...Pitched 17.0 consecutive scoreless innings from 8/5-26...Finished season making three straight starts, going 1-1 with a 2.40 ERA (15.0ip/4er). 2010 Spent entire season on the disabled list recovering from right shoulder surgery; performed on 10/2/09...Made first rehab appearance on 8/2 with the GCL Pirates...Made second and final rehab appearance on 8/5 with Bradenton Marauders...Was reinstated from 60-day D.L. on 11/3...Went 2-1 with one save and a 0.96 ERA (18.2ip/2er) in 16 games with Caracas during the Venezuelan Winter League. 2009 Began season with Iowa (Cubs' AAA), where he posted a 0.54 ERA (16.2ip/1er) and a .172 batting average against in his first four starts...Suffered first loss after allowing two runs in 5.0 innings on 5/1 at Memphis...Whiffed a season-high nine batters while tossing 5.0 scoreless innings for first win on 5/6 vs. Nashville...Was recalled by Chicago on 5/10...Was scored upon in each of his first two games (4.0ip/3er) before making five consecutive scoreless appearances from 5/21 thru 6/7 (6.2ip)...Pitched 3.0 scoreless innings on 6/7 at Cincinnati...Suffered only loss on 6/11 at Houston after allowing one run in 1.2 innings of work...Was scored upon twice in his next six appearances before being optioned back to Iowa on 6/30...Struck out seven batters in 4.0 scoreless innings in first start upon return to Iowa on 7/1 vs. Oklahoma City...Lowered his ERA to 0.80 after tossing 3.0 scoreless innings in his next start on 7/6 at New Orleans...Surrendered first home run in final start with the I-Cubs on 7/27 at Albuquerque...Lost each of his final three starts with Iowa...Was acquired by Pittsburgh on 7/30 as part of a five-player trade and assigned to Indianapolis...Allowed a pair of runs in 6.2 innings and lost his Indianapolis debut on 8/1 at Durham...Was recalled by Pittsburgh on 8/7 and suffered loss while making first appearance with Pirates that night vs. St. Louis (2.0ip/2er)...Retired two of the three batters he faced in second and final outing on 8/11 at Colorado...Was placed on 15-day disabled list on 8/15 (retro to 8/12) due to right shoulder tendinitis...Was transferred to 60-day D.L. on 9/24...Had arthroscopic surgery performed on right shoulder by Dr. James Andrews on 10/2 in Pensacola, Florida...Was reinstated from 60- day D.L. on 11/18. 2008 Made his Cubs debut, appearing in six games during two stints with the big league club, May 20-28 and June 29-July 3 ... spent the majority of the season with Triple-A Iowa, going 2-1 with 11 saves and a 5.10 ERA (31 ER/54.2 IP) in 40 games. © Logged a 7.94 ERA (5 ER/5.2 IP) in his six relief outings with the Cubs. © Made his Cubs debut May 20 at Houston, tossing 2.0 shutout innings (2 H, 2 BB, 1 SO). © Began the season with Iowa, going 1-0 with 10 saves and a 1.90 ERA (5 ER/23.2 IP) in 18 relief appearances through the end of May ... held the opponent to a .167 batting average in that span. © Averaged more than a strikeout per inning with the I-Cubs, punching out 58 in 54.2 innings pitched. © Did not allow a run in nine consecutive save situations at the Triple-A level, April 16-May 30 (11.2 IP) ... that included a 2.0-inning save May 30 vs. Memphis. © Tossed a season-high 2.2 innings June 8 at Omaha (2 ER). 2007 Was recalled three times from Mississippi (AA), going 1-1 with a 5.06 ERA in 13 relief appearances...In 44 games (one start) with Mississippi, he went 2-2 with 10 saves and a 2.54 ERA (78 IP) and allowed just one home run...Earned first career win with scoreless and hitless 12th and 13th innings on 9/14 at WSH...Suffered his first career loss vs. CIN on 7/18, when he worked the 14th & 15th innings and allowed two unearned runs in the 5-4 defeat...Was originally recalled from Mississippi on 7/13 when Wil Ledezma was placed on the Restricted List...Made ML debut in the ninth inning on 7/13 vs. PIT, fanning his first hitter - J. Castillo (3 H, 1 R, 2 K)...Made three appearances for the Braves before being optioned back to Mississippi on 7/19...Had second stint with Atlanta, 7/29-8/1, and made two appearances before being optioned to Miss. on 8/1...Was recalled from Mississippi for the third and final time on 8/24...Was M-Braves' June Pitcher of the Month with a save and 2.89 ERA...Went 1-0 with three saves and a 1.13 ERA in 11 May appearances (3 ER/24.0 IP) with Mississippi...From 8/6 to 8/23, worked 7.2 innings with 13 strikeouts and one walk at Mississippi. Allowed one earned run during that span and recorded four saves in as many opportunities. 2006 Season totals included a 5-3 record with 60 strikeouts in 69.0 IP...Began the season with eight outings, six starts, at Myrtle Beach (A) before being promoted to Mississippi (AA) on 5/27. Threw one shutout inning that night for the M-Braves vs. BIR...Threw 3.0 scoreless innings 8/11 vs. HUN...Notched second straight win 6/2 at CAR and had his first AA hit, a solo home run...Had a 2.84 ERA in 12 home games and a 5.68 ERA in 12 road games at AA...Went a season-high 6.0 IP in consecutive starts for Myrtle Beach on 4/17 (1 ER) and 4/22 (3 ER)...Had a 1-0 mark with 1.84 ERA in 24 relief appearances (29.1 IP) with the Leones in the Venezuelan Winter League. 2005 Made five appearances (three starts) with Myrtle Beach (A) before being sidelined with a back injury...Made his final appearance in a start on 5/1 vs. LYN (2.1 IP, 9 H, 8 ER)...Not including his final start, his ERA was 2.95 (6 ER/18.1 IP)...Had a three-game winning streak from 4/14 to 4/26 (14.0 IP, 4 ER). 2004 Appeared in a team-high 34 games and ranked second in saves (nine) for Rome (A)...Recorded four saves in six appearances with a 2.16 ERA in August. 2003 Spent the season with the Gulf Coast Braves (Rookie), making eight appearances out of the bullpen. 2002 Began his professional career with the Braves' Dominican Summer League team, going 1-4 despite a solid 3.38 ERA and allowing just one home run.