Alex Claudio, Relief Pitcher, Texas Rangers, #58
Date of Birth: 1/31/1992
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Alex Claudio, relief pitcher for the Texas Rangers, was drafted by the Rangers in 2010. He pitched in their minor league system from 2010 through 2013.
Claudio pitched in 15 games with the Rangers in 2014. He had a 4.92 ERA in 12.1 innings. He also pitched 92.0 innings in 27 games in the minors. The following season, he pitched in 18 games with the Rangers and he finished with a 2.87 ERA. He also pitched in 29 games in the minors in 2015.
Claudio had a full season with the Rangers in 2016, pitching in 39 games with them. He finished the season with 4 wins and 1 loss, 34 strikeouts to 10 walks, and a 2.79 ERA in 51.2 innings. In the postseason, he pitched 5.0 innings in 2 games and he gave up 3 hits and no runs. He walked 3 batters but he didn't have any strikeouts.