Felipe Paulino

Position: P Birthday: October 5, 1983
Hometown: Caracas   
Country: Venezuela
Bats/Throws: R/R Height: 6-3
Weight: 270 lbs
  • 2018 will be Paulino's second season with the Skeeters, second in the Atlantic League and 16th in professional baseball 
  • Led the Skeeters in 2017 with 16 saves and his 1.98 ERA (41 IP) was tops of any pitcher on the team with at least 40 innings pitched 
  • Has six seasons of MLB experience, making his debut with the Houston Astros in 2007
  • Spent three seasons with the Astros and was then traded to the Colorado Rockies in November 2010
  • Made 18 relief appearances for the Rockies in 2011 before being traded mid-season to the Kansas City Royals 
  • Missed the 2013 season after having Tommy John surgery 
  • Last MLB experience came in 2014 with the Chicago White Sox 
  • Pitched at the minor league level within the Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians organizations before being released by the Indians in May 2016
  • MLB career stats: 13-35, 5.22 ERA, 97 G, 65 GS, 403.2 IP, 455 H, 51 HR, 172 BB, 373
  • Best MLB season came in 2011 (spent with both the Royals and Rockies), setting career highs in wins (4), appearances (39), innings pitched (139.1) and strikeouts (133), while posting a 4.46 ERA 
  • Originally signed by the Houston Astros as an amateur free agent from Venezuela in July 2001