Ronald Bolaños

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Ronald Bolaños
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Bolaños with the Omaha Storm Chasers in 2021
Kansas City Royals – No. 57
Pitcher
Born: (1996-08-23) August 23, 1996 (age 24)
Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
Bats: RightThrows: Right
MLB debut
September 3, 2019, for the San Diego Padres
MLB statistics
(through June 12, 2021)
Win–loss record 0–4
Earned run average 5.76
Strikeouts 31
Teams

Ronald Bolaños (born August 23, 1996) is a Cuban professional baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut with the San Diego Padres in 2019.

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Career

San Diego Padres

Before coming to the United States, Bolaños played for Mayabeque of the Cuban National Series. [1] He signed with the San Diego Padres as an international free agent on August 11, 2016. [2]

Bolaños played for the Fort Wayne TinCaps in 2017, going 5–2 with a 4.42 ERA in 69 innings. [3] [4] He spent the 2018 season with the Lake Elsinore Storm, going 6–9 with a 5.11 ERA in 125 innings. [4] Bolaños split the 2019 minor league season between Lake Elsinore and the Amarillo Sod Poodles, combining to go 13–7 with a 3.66 ERA over 129 innings. [5] [6]

The Padres selected Bolaños' contract and promoted him to the major leagues for the first time on September 2, 2019. [7] He made his major league debut on September 3 versus the Arizona Diamondbacks, allowing two runs over six innings pitched. [8] Bolaños made three starts and two relief appearances for the Padres in 2019 and ended the season with a 5.95 ERA and 19 strike-outs in 1923 innings.

Kansas City Royals

On July 16, 2020, Bolaños and Franchy Cordero were traded to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for Tim Hill. [9] With the 2020 Kansas City Royals, Bolaños appeared in 2 games, compiling a 0-2 record with 12.27 ERA and 2 strikeouts in 3.2 innings pitched. [10]

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References

  1. Dennis Lin (August 2, 2016). "Padres agree to sign Cuban RHP Ronald Bolanos". The San Diego Union-Tribune . Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  2. San Diego Padres (August 11, 2016). "Padres sign Cuban RHP Ronald Bolanos". MLB.com . Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  3. Chris Goff (May 19, 2017). "Touted Cuban prospect Bolanos joins team to fill out six-man rotation". The Journal Gazette . Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  4. 1 2 Bill Center (February 1, 2019). "PadresOnDeck: Cuban Pitchers Baez, Bolaños, Perez Climbing through Padres' System". Friar Wire. MLB.com . Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  5. Brian Stultz (August 25, 2019). "Bolanos fetches six more zeros for Poodles". MiLB.com. Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  6. Dennis Lin (August 23, 2019). "Padres prospect Owen Miller keeps hitting, moving closer to making a big-league impact". The Athletic . Retrieved September 1, 2019.
  7. Steve Adams (September 2, 2019). "Padres Select Ronald Bolanos". MLB Trade Rumors. Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  8. Jake Rill (September 3, 2019). "Bolanos' mettle on display in promising debut". MLB.com . Retrieved September 4, 2019.
  9. https://www.mlb.com/news/royals-padres-trade-franchy-cordero-tim-hill
  10. https://www.mlb.com/player/ronald-bolanos-671790