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Irait Chirino Arroyo

  • Bats Left, Throws Left
  • Height 5' 8", Weight 184 lb.
  • Born ~1984

Irait Chirino is an outfielder in Cuba and the twin brother of Iraklys Chirino. Chirino hit .275 and slugged .401 in four seasons through 2007-2008. Chirino batted .352/.448/.516 for the Metropolitanos in 2008-2009, when his brother joined him in the Metropolitanos outfield. He tied Yulieski Gourriel for fourth in the league with 7 triples and tied for 6th with 64 strikeouts. He was put on Cuba's preliminary 58-man roster for the 2009 Baseball World Cup but did not make the final cut.

Moving to the Industriales in 2009-2010, he hit .291/.427/.411 with 11 outfield assists, replacing defector Yasser Gomez in the field. He drew 61 walks, 9th in the league, 23 behind the leader, his twin brother.


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