Roman Mendez

Roman Mendez #70

  • P
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3"/235
  • Age: 25


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls


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Roman Mendez Stats

0-1 5.27 13.2 10 1.61

Roman Mendez MLB Career Stats

0-2 3.09 46.2 32 1.26

Roman Mendez Bio

  • Full Name: Roman Junior Mendez
  • Pronunciation: roh-MAHN MEHN-dehz
  • Born: 7/25/1990 in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
  • Debut: July 8, 2014
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2015 Stats 0 1 5.27 15 0 0 13.2 10 1.61
MLB Career Stats 0 2 3.09 45 0 0 46.2 32 1.26
  • Status: Active

Roman Mendez Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Red Sox AL 108 Four-seam FB 94.23 92.47 2193.00 5.51 98.15
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.89 92.53 2212.00 6.16 89.92


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July 14, 2015 at 10:07 AM ET

Perez to make season debut on Friday

Rangers left-handed pitcher Martin Perez, who underwent Tommy John surgery on May 19, 2014, will return to the rotation and pitch against the Astros on Friday in Houston.

July 11, 2015 at 6:01 PM ET

Rangers recall Mendez, designate Detwiler

The Rangers recalled right-hander Roman Mendez from Triple-A Round Rock and designated left-hander Ross Detwiler for assignment on Saturday.


Roman Mendez Awards

SAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Hickory SAL

Roman Mendez Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 11, 2015 Boston Red Sox claimed RHP Roman Mendez off waivers from Texas Rangers.
September 1, 2015 Texas Rangers designated RHP Roman Mendez for assignment.
July 13, 2015 Texas Rangers optioned RHP Roman Mendez to Round Rock Express.
July 11, 2015 Texas Rangers recalled Roman Mendez from Round Rock Express.
June 27, 2015 Round Rock Express activated RHP Roman Mendez from the 7-day disabled list.
June 5, 2015 Round Rock Express placed RHP Roman Mendez on the 7-day disabled list.
May 4, 2015 Texas Rangers optioned RHP Roman Mendez to Round Rock Express.
July 7, 2014 Texas Rangers recalled Roman Mendez from Round Rock Express.
March 30, 2014 RHP Roman Mendez assigned to Round Rock Express from Rangers Extended Spring Training.
March 26, 2014 RHP Roman Mendez assigned to Rangers Extended Spring Training from Frisco RoughRiders.
March 21, 2014 Texas Rangers optioned RHP Roman Mendez to Frisco RoughRiders.
October 2, 2013 Roman Mendez roster status changed by Texas Rangers.
September 7, 2013 Frisco RoughRiders activated RHP Roman Mendez from the 7-day disabled list.
May 31, 2013 Frisco RoughRiders placed RHP Roman Mendez on the 7-day disabled list. Stress fracture in right elbow.
March 6, 2013 Texas Rangers optioned RHP Roman Mendez to Frisco RoughRiders.
October 4, 2012 Texas Rangers recalled Roman Mendez from Frisco RoughRiders.
September 25, 2012 Roman Mendez roster status changed by Texas Rangers.
August 13, 2012 Roman Mendez assigned to Frisco RoughRiders from Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
July 19, 2012 Roman Mendez roster status changed by Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
July 5, 2012 sent RHP Roman Mendez on a rehab assignment to AZL Rangers.
June 7, 2012 Myrtle Beach Pelicans placed RHP Roman Mendez on the 7-day disabled list.
March 19, 2012 Texas Rangers optioned RHP Roman Mendez to Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
November 18, 2011 Texas Rangers selected the contract of Roman Mendez from Hickory Crawdads.
April 5, 2011 Roman Mendez assigned to Hickory Crawdads from AZL Rangers.
August 21, 2010 Roman Mendez assigned to AZL Rangers from Spokane Indians.
July 31, 2010 Texas Rangers Traded C Jarrod Saltalamacchia to Boston Red Sox; Lowell Spinners Traded RHP Roman Mendez to Spokane Indians and Greenville Drive Traded 1B Chris McGuiness to Bakersfield Blaze.
June 15, 2010 Roman Mendez assigned to Lowell Spinners from Greenville Drive.
May 8, 2010 Roman Mendez roster status changed by Greenville Drive.
April 5, 2010 RHP Roman Mendez assigned to Greenville Drive from GCL Red Sox.
May 20, 2009 Roman Mendez elected free agency.
May 19, 2009 Roman Mendez assigned to GCL Red Sox from DSL Red Sox.

Roman Junior Mendez Bio Info

Roman Mendez Perez, Jr.


Called to the big leagues for the first time in early July, Mendez was one of the Rangers' most effective relievers over the final 3 months...entering the year, had never pitched above Double-A.


Went 2-0 with 2 saves and a 1.82 ERA (5 ER/24.2 IP) in 16 relief appearances with 24 strikeouts against 11 walks in an injury-shortened season…was placed on the Frisco disabled list on May 30 after undergoing surgery to treat a stress fracture in his right elbow and missed the rest of the season…the surgery was performed on May 31 by Rangers Team Physician Dr. Keith Meister at the Medical Center of Arlington … opponents hit .146 (12-82), though 8 of 12 hits were XBH (7 2B, HR)…right-handed batters hit .145 (8-55) while lefties batted .148 (4-27)…strikeouts in 14 of 16 appearances, multiple K's in 9…tossed at least 2.0 innings in 7 games…did not concede an earned run over his first 9 appearances of the season (15.1 IP), with 14 strikeouts, 5 walks, and 5 hits during the streak…streak ended when he gave up his only home run of the season to Domingo Santana, Santana's 3rd of the game, on May 10 at Corpus Christi… allowed runs in 3 of 16 games, including season-high 4 R/ER in 1.0 inning on May 22 at Springfield…was 2-0 with one save, a 0.00 ERA (0 ER/12.1 IP), and .079 (3-38) opponents' average in 8 home appearances … was rated by Baseball America as the top right-handed reliever and the no. 13 prospect in the Texas system entering the season.

2012 Split the season between Myrtle Beach (High-A), the AZL Rangers, and Frisco (AA)...combined to go 6-7 with a 4.43 ERA (45 ER/91.1 IP), 2 saves, and 87 strikeouts over 26 games/15 starts...was 3-0 with a 1.48 ERA (4 ER/24.1 IP) as a reliever and 3-7 with a 5.51 ERA (41 ER/67.0 IP) as a starter...opposing batters hit .245 (84-343), .226 (52-230) by right-handers and .283 (32- 113) by lefties...opposition batted .314 (27-86) with RISP. FRISCO: Finished the campaign in the Frisco bullpen after promotion on Aug. 13...held Texas League batters to a .174 average (8-46)...4 of 8 hits allowed were extra-base hits by RHH (2 2B, 2 HR)...leadoff batters were 1-for-12...allowed a run in 3 of 5 outings...collected victories in each of his final 2 regular season appearances, including 5 strikeouts over 3.0 innings in last outing on Sept. 1 vs. Midland...was 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA (0 ER/2.0 IP) and 2 strikeouts over 2 appearances during the Texas League playoffs MYRTLE BEACH: Opened campaign in Pelicans rotation, logging a quality start in 4 of his first 6 starts...did not complete 6.0 innings in any of his next 4 starts, but posted a 1.89 ERA (4 ER/19.0 IP)...permitted season highs in hits (10) and runs (8) on June 3 at Salem...on disabled list June 4-July 19 with elbow strain... completed a rehab assignment from July 5-19 with AZL Rangers, going 0-1 with a 3.00 ERA (3 ER/9.0 IP) and 7 strikeouts against one walk over 3 games/starts...returned to Pelicans rotation on July 23 at Salem and yielded 7 runs on 9 hits over 4.0 IP...shifted to the bullpen beginning July 28 and went 1-0 with a 1.50 ERA (2 ER/12.0 IP), one save, and 15 strikeouts against 2 walks over 6 appearances...held opponents to a .132 average (5-38) during that stretch...matched season high with 9 strikeouts over 6.0 shutout innings in first relief outing on July 28 vs. Winston-Salem. 2011 In his first full season in the Texas organization, spent the year with Hickory (A) in the South Atlantic League, going 9-1, 3.31 (43 ER/117.0 IP) in 26 games/20 starts...opposing batters hit .259 (117-452), .246 (70-284) by right-handers and .280 (47-168) by lefties...opponents had 7 HR, 45 walks and 130 strikeouts... ranked among SAL leaders in winning pct. (1st, .900), strikeouts (T2nd), ERA (5th), and wins (T9th), while earning a spot in the AllStar Game...opened the year with 20 starts, going 9-1, 3.48 (41 ER/106.0 IP)...tossed 6.0 shutout innings in 2 of his last 3 starts: July 18 at Delmarva and July 31 at Augusta...ended with 6 relief appearances at a 1.64 ERA (2 ER/11.0 IP) with 4 BB and 17 SO, converting his only save chance...opposition hit .197 (26-132) with RISP, .156 (10-64) with RISP and 2 outs...6 of his 7 HR allowed were solo shots...over his final 12 appearances (6 starts, 6 relief). 2010 Split campaign between Greenville (A), Lowell (Rookie), and Spokane (Short Season A)...combined to 3-6 with a 5.73 ERA (38 ER/59.2 IP) and 66 strikeouts in 17 starts...opposing righthanded batters hit .239 (37-155), while opponents hit .311 (79- 254) overall...opened season with Greenville, completing 4.0-or-more innings once in 6 starts...placed on disabled list on May 8 with left knee contusion...went 1-3 with a 4.05 ERA (9 ER/20.0 IP) in 5 rehab starts with Lowell...activated from the disabled list on July 16 and transferred to Lowell...was 1-0 with a 4.85 ERA (7 ER/13.0 IP) over next 3 starts... acquired by Texas, along with INF Chris McGuiness, C Michael Thomas and cash, from Boston, in exchange for C Jarrod Saltalamacchia on July 31...recorded 8 strikeouts over 5.0 shutout innings in Spokane debut on August 2 vs. Salem-Keizer...placed on disabled list August 19 with right elbow inflammation for the remainder of the season. 2009 Spent entire season with GCL Red Sox...finished with 2nd-lowest ERA among Red Sox minor leaguers...ranked by Baseball America as the 12th-best prospect in the GCL following the season. 2008 Spent entire campaign with DSL Red Sox... named a Dominican Summer League All-Star...signed by Luciano del Rosario (Boston).