Esmerling Vasquez #32

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1"/200


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Esmerling Vasquez MLB Career Stats

5-12 4.86 168.2 134 1.52

Esmerling Vasquez Bio

  • Full Name: Esmerling de Jesus Vasquez
  • Born: 11/7/1983 in Tenares, Dominican Republic
  • High School: Regino Camilo, Tenares, DR
  • Debut: April 26, 2009
  • Ret., Final Game: 10/1/2012
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MLB Career Stats 5 12 4.86 147 6 0 168.2 134 1.52


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Year Team League
2007 Phoenix AFL

Esmerling Vasquez Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 23, 2013 Rochester Red Wings released RHP Esmerling Vasquez.
April 2, 2013 Rochester Red Wings placed RHP Esmerling Vasquez on the 7-day disabled list.
November 20, 2012 Minnesota Twins invited non-roster RHP Esmerling Vasquez to spring training.
October 24, 2012 Minnesota Twins sent RHP Esmerling Vasquez outright to Rochester Red Wings.
September 1, 2012 Minnesota Twins selected the contract of Esmerling Vasquez from Rochester Red Wings.
February 13, 2012 Minnesota Twins sent Esmerling Vasquez outright to Rochester Red Wings.
February 9, 2012 Minnesota Twins designated Esmerling Vasquez for assignment.
September 27, 2011 Minnesota Twins claimed RHP Esmerling Vasquez off waivers from Arizona Diamondbacks.
September 23, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks designated Esmerling Vasquez for assignment.
June 28, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks optioned RHP Esmerling Vasquez to Reno Aces.
June 13, 2011 Esmerling Vasquez roster status changed by Arizona Diamondbacks.
June 11, 2011 RHP Esmerling Vasquez suspended.
April 13, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks recalled Esmerling Vasquez from Reno Aces.
March 30, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks optioned Esmerling Vasquez to Reno Aces.
April 19, 2010 Arizona Diamondbacks recalled Esmerling Vasquez from Reno Aces.
April 17, 2010 Arizona Diamondbacks optioned Esmerling Vasquez to Reno Aces.
April 26, 2009 Arizona Diamondbacks recalled Esmerling Vasquez from Reno Aces.

Esmerling de Jesus Vasquez Bio Info

Esmerling Vasquez (pronounced EZ-mer-leeng VASS-kez)...wife Gisell...son Esmerling, Jr. (9/16/11)...attended Regino Camilo High School in Tenares, DR. 2012 Designated for assignment and outrighted to Triple-A Rochester February 2...was an invite to Twins spring training. ... Started season with Triple-A Rochester and pitched out of bullpen. ... Posted ERA of 2.45 (33.0 IP, 9 ER) in 14 games (1 start) in May and June combined. ... Earned the win in six consecutive appearances (4 starts) July 25-August 20. ... Recorded a season-high 10 strikeouts (7.0 IP) August 15 vs. Indianapolis. ... Named Twins minor league Player of the Week August 10, going 2-0, 0.00 (11.2 IP), with four hits allowed and 10 strikeouts in two starts. ... Had contract selected from Triple-A Rochester September 1. ... Made first major league start and was dealt the loss, allowing five runs on seven hits in 5.2 innings September 2 at Kansas City. ... Pitched career-high 6.0 innings and tied career-high five strikeouts September 25 vs. New York-AL. ... Outrighted off the roster October 24...signed a minor league contract with an invite to spring training October 31. 2011 Started the season with Triple-A Reno after being optioned out of Arizona's Spring Training, March 31...Appeared in one game for the Aces before being recalled by Arizona, April 13...11 of his first 14 appearances for the D-Backs were scoreless, posting a 1.84 ERA (14.2 ip, 3 er) with opponents batting .185 (10-for-54), April 13-May 15...Earned his only win of the season, tossing 1.0 scoreless inning, June 24 at Detroit...Did not allow a home run in his final 26 appearances (24.1 ip), April 23-June 25...Optioned to Reno, June 27, where he spent the rest of the season...held lefties to a .178 (8-for-45) batting average with Reno...Designated for assignment, September 23...claimed off waivers by Minnesota, September 27. 2010 Made the third-most appearances out of the D-backs' bullpen to post a 1-6 record with a 5.20 ERA (31 ER in 53.2 IP), .236 opponents average, 38 walks and 55 strikeouts in a career-high 57 games...Retired 34 of 56 first batters faced...allowed only 8 of 26 inherited runners to score...held opponents scoreless in 41 of his outings and permitted a run or less in 50 games...worked more than 1.0 inning 10 times...pitched 2.0 or more innings 5 times, all scoreless outings...Gave up 3 runs on 4 hits over 3.0 innings in his first 3 outings of the season before being optioned to Triple-A Reno on April 16...worked a scoreless eighth inning on April 17 @ Sacramento and was recalled on April 19...Grounded out to shortstop in the sixth inning on April 28 @ Rockies in his first career at-bat...Suffered the loss in a 5-4 walk-off defeat @ Dodgers on May 31 after balking in the winning run from third base in the ninth inning...Recorded a career-high 5 strikeouts over 2.0 frames on June 4 @ Rockies...Worked 10 straight scoreless games spanning 9.1 innings from June 26-July 21...allowed 1 of 8 inherited runners to score...Held the opposition scoreless in 19 of 25 games from June 26-Aug. 26, going 0-2 with 3 holds, 2.35 ERA (6 ER in 23.0 IP), .203 opponents average and 25 strikeouts...allowed only 1 of 13 inherited runners to score...Was scored on in 4 of his final 10 appearances, allowing 10 runs (9 earned) in 6.2 innings. 2009 In his first full campaign in the Majors, went 3-3 with a 4.42 ERA (26 ER in 53.0 IP) in 53 games while allowing 10 of 29 inherited runners (34.5%) to score...In 26 road games, posted a 2.67 ERA (8 ER in 27.0 IP) and .184 opponents average (18-for-98) 27 home games, owned a 6.23 ERA (18 ER in 26.0 IP) and .321 opponents average (34-for-106)...Opened the season at Triple-A Reno and in 6 games, had a 0.93 ERA (1 ER in 9.2 IP)...Recalled by the D-backs on April 26 and made his Major League debut that day with a scoreless inning of relief vs. Giants...Worked a season-high 2.1 innings with a season-best 3 strikeouts on May 31 vs. Braves. ♦ Held the opposition scoreless in 29 of 33 games from June 5-Sept. 14, allowing 7 runs in 31.1 innings for a 2.01 ERA...Had a 10-game road scoreless streak (10.2 IP) from June 5-Aug. 17, allowing 3 hits and 4 walks with 9 strikeouts...Held opponents scoreless in 11 of 12 home games from June 26-Sept. 13, permitting 1 run in 11.0 for a 0.82 ERA...Had a 10-game scoreless streak (11.0 IP) from July 17-Aug. 17 and held opponents to a .111 average (4-for-36) with 6 walks and 10 strikeouts...In 18 appearances in July and August, went 2-0 with a 0.95 ERA, allowing 2 runs over 19.0 frames, and .167 opponents average (11-for-66) with 8 walks and 16 strikeouts...Following the season, pitched for Estrellas de Oriente in the Dominican Winter 7 relief appearances, posted a 2.84 (2 ER in 6.1 IP) and .136 opponents average (3-for-22) with 2 walks and 3 strikeouts. 2008 Missed the start of the season for Tucson (AAA) after suffering a shoulder injury during the Arizona Fall League in 2007...Missed the start of the season for Tucson (AAA) after suffering a shoulder injury during the Arizona Fall League in 2007...Won back-to-back relief appearances on July 31 at New Orleans and Aug. 5 at Oklahoma...Had a season-high 5 strikeouts twice; - June 22 vs. Las Vegas and July 31 at New Orleans. 2007 Named the organization's Minor League Pitcher of the Year, leading the D-backs' organization in starts (29), innings pitched (165.1) and strikeouts (151)...Earned Pitcher of the Month award in June, going 2-0 with a 2.61 ERA and 31 strikeouts...In the Southern League, he ranked second in ERA (2.99), third in strikeouts (151) and innings pitched (165.1)...Won 8 straight decisions from May 18-Aug. 21, compiling a 2.97 ERA (34 ER in 103.0 IP) in 19 starts during the streak...Held right-handed hitters to a .199 average while opponents hit .217 overall...Struck out a season-high 11 in the win on June 25 against West Tennessee, allowing a run off 4 hits over 7.0 innings...Threw 7.0 or more innings 10 times, holding a 2.43 ERA (19 ER in 70.1 IP) in those contests...Appeared in 8 games for the Scottsdale Scorpions in the Arizona Fall League, allowing 2 earned runs over 7.2 innings. 2006 Started the season in the bullpen for Single-A Lancaster before moving into the starting rotation, May 23, remaining there for the rest of the season...went 1-1, 7.71 (25.2 ip, 22 er) in 16 relief appearances and 3-8, 5.38 (92.0 ip, 55 er) in 18 starts. 2005 Spent the entire season with Single-A South Bend, leading the staff with 53 appearances and finished third with a 9.93 strikeouts-per-9.0-innings pitched ratio...held right-handed batters to a .208 batting average (35-for-168). 2004 Was named the organization's Pitcher of the Week, July 26-August 1...ranked seventh in the Pioneer League with five saves for Missoula...tied for first among Arizona short-season minor leaguers with six overall saves on the season...held opponents to a .208 batting-average-against, fifth-best in the Pioneer League. 2003 Began his professional career with the AZL Diamondbacks...led the pitching staff with a 2.08 ERA and was second in starts and innings pitched.