Raul Alcantara, Starting Pitcher, Oakland Athletics, #50


Date of Birth: 12/4/1992
Birthplace: Barahona, Dominican Republic
Current Salary: $535,000

Raul Alcantara, starting pitcher for the Oakland Athletics, was first signed by the Boston Red Sox in 2009. After two years in the minor leagues, he was traded to the Athletics in December, 2011. He continued to play in the minor leagues through most of 2016. He had Tommy John surgery in 2014.

Alcantara pitched in five games from the Athletics' starting rotation in 2016. During that time, he had 1 win and 3 losses, 14 strikeouts to 4 walks, and a 7.25 ERA in 22.1 innings. He also pitched 135.2 innings in 25 games in the minors.

Alcantara was designated for assignment on April 25, 2017.

Pitching statistics for Alcantara as a minor league player from 2010 through 2016 include:

  • 123 games played (113 games as a starting pitcher)
  • 588.2 innings pitched
  • 35-32 win-loss record
  • 409 strikeouts to 125 walks
  • 3.52 ERA

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Raul Alcantara
MiLB - Raul Alcantara