Michael Feliz, Relief Pitcher, Pittsburgh Pirates
Date of Birth: 6/28/1993
Birthplace: Azua, Dominican Republic
Michael Feliz, relief pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates, originally signed with the Oakland Athletics on February 11, 2010, but the signing was voided a month later. He signed with the Houston Astros on May 19, 2010.
Feliz pitched in the Astros' minor league system from 2010 through 2015. In 90 games, he pitched 410.1 innings and he had 25 wins to 17 losses and 412 strikeouts to 129 walks.
In 2016, Feliz had a 4.43 ERA in 47 games with the Astros. He finished the season with 8 wins to 1 loss and 95 strikeouts to 22 walks in 65.0 innings.
Feliz finished the 2017 season with 4 wins and 2 losses, 70 strikeouts to 22 walks, and a 5.63 ERA in 48.0 innings in 46 games. He didn't pitch in the postseason.
The Astros traded Feliz to the Pirates on January 13, 2018.