David Paulino, Relief Pitcher, Houston Astros, #63
Date of Birth: 2/6/1994
Birthplace: Nizao, Peravia, Dominican Republic
Current Salary: $536,100
David Paulino, relief pitcher for the Houston Astros, was first signed by the Detroit Tigers in September, 2010. Three years later, on September 13, 2013, he was traded to the Astros. He pitched in the minor leagues from 2011 through most of 2016, primarily as a starting pitcher. He had Tommy John surgery in 2013 and he missed the entire 2014 season.
Paulino pitched in one game as a starter and two games in relief with the Astros in 2016. He had a 5.14 ERA in 7.0 innings. He also pitched 90.0 innings in 20 games in the minors.
Pitching statistics for Paulino as a minor league player from 2011 through 2016 include:
- 48 games played (39 games as a starting pitcher)
- 196.1 innings pitched
- 13-9 win-loss record
- 219 strikeouts to 50 walks
- 2.20 ERA