Beato with the Boston Red Sox
Born: October 27, 1986|
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
|April 1, 2011, for the New York Mets|
|MLB statistics |
(through 2017 season)
|Earned run average||4.31|
Pedro Beato (born October 27, 1986) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher in the Philadelphia Phillies organization. He previously pitched for the New York Mets, Boston Red Sox, and Atlanta Braves.
Beato was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and moved to Ridgewood, Queens as a child. He attended Xaverian High School in Brooklyn, New York. He was drafted by the New York Mets in the 17th round of the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft, but did not sign. He opted to attend St. Petersburg College. He played baseball in the summer for the Youth Service League.
New York Mets
In his first 18 2⁄3 innings, Beato allowed no earned runs, setting the Mets franchise record for longest scoreless inning streak to start a career. In those 18 2⁄3 innings, Beato allowed only nine hits and three walks.
Boston Red Sox
During the 2012 season, the Mets traded Beato to the Boston Red Sox as the player to be named later in the trade that sent Kelly Shoppach to the Mets. He was designated for assignment by the Red Sox on December 19, 2012.
Beato started the 2013 season on a minor league contract with the Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox. His contract was selected from Pawtucket, and he was brought up to Boston on June 16, 2013.
The Cincinnati Reds claimed Beato on October 31, 2013. The Reds designated Beato for assignment on March 30, 2014.
The Atlanta Braves claimed Beato on April 2, 2014. They optioned him to Triple-A Gwinnett on April 9, after he made one appearance. In 24 games with Gwinnett, he was 1-0 with a 3.49 ERA. On June 17, he was recalled to replace David Carpenter, who went on the disabled list. Two days later, the same fate happened to him, as he was placed on the disabled list. He was outrighted off the Braves roster on July 11, 2014. In 3 appearances with Atlanta, Beato didn't give up a run in 41⁄3 innings. Beato elected free agency in October 2014.
Second stint with Baltimore
On March 3, 2015, Beato signed a minor league deal with the Orioles. He elected free agency on November 6. He resigned with the team after the 2015 season. He became a free agent after the 2016 season.
On January 7, 2017, Beato signed a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. He was added to the team's 40-man roster on July 29 and debuted with the team that night, but exited the game with a hamstring injury and was placed on the ten-day disabled list the following day. He was designated for assignment on August 17, 2017. On December 22, 2017, Beato resigned with the Phillies to a minor league contract.
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