Vicente Campos, Relief Pitcher, Los Angeles Angels, #71

Date of Birth: 7/27/1992
Birthplace: La Guaira, Vargas, Venezuela
Current Salary: $535,000

Vicente Campos, relief pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels, was first signed by the Seattle Mariners in January, 2009. Three years later, he was traded to the New York Yankees in January, 2012. He pitched in the minor leagues as a starting pitcher from 2009 through most of 2016. He had Tommy John surgery in 2014 and missed the entire season.

Campos was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks on July 31, 2016. He spent most of the 2016 season in the minors, pitching just 5.2 innings in one game with the Diamondbacks.

The Angels claimed Campos off waivers on November 4, 2016.

Pitching statistics for Campos as a minor leaguer from 2009 through 2016 include:

  • 109 games played (92 as a starting pitcher)
  • 480.0 innings pitched
  • 34-25 win-loss record
  • 435 strikeouts to 125 walks
  • 3.66 ERA

Personal Life

Campos is a cousin of Alcides Escobar of the Kansas City Royals.

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Vicente Campos
MiLB - Vicente Campos