Edwar Cabrera

Edwar Cabrera
Free agent
Pitcher
Born: (1987-10-20) October 20, 1987
Baní, Dominican Republic
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
June 27, 2012, for the Colorado Rockies
MLB statistics
(through 2013 season)
Win-loss record 0–2
Earned run average 11.12
Strikeouts 5
Teams

Edwar Alfonso Cabrera (born October 20, 1987) is a professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Colorado Rockies.

Professional career

Cabrera was added to the Rockies 40 man roster on November 18, 2011.[1] He was named to participate in the 2012 All-Star Futures Game.[2] Cabrera was invited to spring training in 2012, and sent to minors on March 15.[3] Called up on June 26, to start against the Washington Nationals the next day,[4] Cabrera pitched 2 13 innings, yielding five hits, three walks, and seven runs, while recording one strikeout in his major league debut.[5] On June 29, he was optioned to the Colorado Springs Sky Sox.[6] Cabrera was recalled on July 24 to start against the Arizona Diamondbacks that night,[7] and optioned to the minors three days later.[8] On February 14, 2013, the Rockies diagnosed Cabrera with shoulder impingement and placed him on the 60-day disabled list.[9] He had gotten sick over the offseason, which caused him to postpone the start of his throwing program.[10]

Cabrera was claimed off waivers by the Texas Rangers on October 16, 2013.[11][12] He was outrighted off the roster on November 20, 2013.[13] After spending two seasons in the Rangers farm system, Cabrera signed a minor league deal with the Houston Astros on January 26, 2016.[14][15] He was released on May 16, 2016.

References

  1. "Rockies add two to 40-man roster, outright Brown". MLB.com. November 18, 2011. Retrieved January 27, 2016.
  2. Harding, Thomas (June 21, 2012). "Arenado, Cabrera to play in All-Star Futures Game". MLB.com. Retrieved January 27, 2016.
  3. "Rockies transactions for March 15". MLB.com. March 15, 2012. Retrieved January 27, 2016.
  4. Renck, Troy E. (June 26, 2012). "Edwar Cabrera called up by Colorado Rockies from Double-A Tulsa". Denver Post. Retrieved January 27, 2016.
  5. Renck, Troy E. (June 27, 2012). "Rockies crushed by Nationals as Edwar Cabrera struggles in debut". Denver Post. Retrieved January 27, 2016.
  6. Saunders, Patrick (June 29, 2012). "Rockies recall Tyler Chatwood; Drew Pomeranz soon to follow?". Denver Post. Retrieved January 27, 2016.
  7. Renck, Troy E. (July 24, 2012). "Jason Giambi goes to Rockies' DL with viral infection; Cabrera called up". Denver Post. Retrieved January 27, 2016.
  8. "Arroyo pitches streaking Reds past Rockies 3-0". Fox News. Associated Press. July 27, 2012. Retrieved January 27, 2016.
  9. "Rockies remain cautious with Tulowitzki". Chicago Tribune. May 9, 2013. Retrieved January 27, 2016.
  10. Harding, Thomas (February 14, 2013). "Rox acquire infielder Brignac in trade with Rays". MLB.com. Archived from the original on February 14, 2013. Retrieved January 27, 2016.
  11. "Rangers acquire LHP Edwar Cabrera on waiver claim from Colorado". MLB.com. October 16, 2013. Retrieved January 27, 2016.
  12. Simon, Andrew (October 16, 2013). "Rangers claim lefty Cabrera off Rockies' waivers". MLB.com. Retrieved January 27, 2016.
  13. Sullivan, T. R. (November 20, 2013). "Rangers claim Tolleson off waivers from Dodgers". MLB.com. Retrieved January 27, 2016.
  14. "Astros sign lefty Wandy Rodriguez to minor league contract". ESPN.com. Associated Press. January 26, 2016. Retrieved January 27, 2016.
  15. McTaggart, Brian (January 26, 2016). "Astros ink Wandy, 2 others to Minors deals". MLB.com. Retrieved January 27, 2016.


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