Carlos Contreras (baseball)
|Texas AirHogs – No. 28|
Born: January 8, 1991|
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
|June 21, 2014, for the Cincinnati Reds|
|MLB statistics |
(through 2015 season)
|Earned run average||5.51|
Carlos Manuel Contreras (born January 8, 1991) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Texas AirHogs of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Cincinnati Reds.
Contreras was called up to the Reds from the Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos on June 21, 2014, and made his debut the same day against the Toronto Blue Jays in the ninth inning. In nine pitches he retired the side and recorded his first major league strikeout. Contreras was released by the Reds on March 15, 2016.
On April 20, 2017, Contreras signed with the Laredo Lemurs of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball.
When the Lemurs folded before the season started he signed on with the Texas AirHogs.
Vaqueros Unión Laguna
Return to Texas AirHogs
- "Pitching prospect Daniel Corcino among six players added to Reds' 40-man roster to avoid Rule 5 Draft | reds.com: News". Cincinnati.reds.mlb.com. Retrieved November 13, 2013.
- "Billy Hamilton, Carlos Contreras to rep Cincinnati Reds at Futures Game | reds.com: News". Cincinnati.reds.mlb.com. June 26, 2013. Retrieved November 13, 2013.
- Rosecrans, C. Trent (June 21, 2014). "Reds call up Carlos Contreras, DFA Roger Bernadina". Cincinnati Enqurier. Retrieved June 21, 2014.
- "Carlos Contreras: Released by Reds". cbssports.com. March 16, 2016. Retrieved March 16, 2016.
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)