Juan Minaya, Relief Pitcher, Chicago White Sox, #37
Date of Birth: 9/18/1990
Birthplace: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Juan Minaya, relief pitcher for the Chicago White Sox, first signed with the Houston Astros in September, 2008. He pitched in the Astros' minor league system from 2009 through 2015. He was a starting pitcher in his first two seasons and then transitioned to a relief pitcher in 2011.
The White Sox claimed Minaya off waivers on June 22, 2016. He pitched in 11 games with the White Sox in 2016 and he had a 4.35 ERA in 10.1 innings. He spent the rest of the season in the minors.
Pitching statistics for Minaya as a minor league player from 2009 through 2016 include:
- 211 games played
- 509.0 innings pitched
- 21-37 win-loss record
- 12 saves
- 460 strikeouts to 255 walks
- 4.65 ERA