Mark Steven Portugal
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 170 lb.
Born: October 30, 1962 in Los Angeles, CA
High School: Norwalk HS (Norwalk, CA)
Signed by the Minnesota Twins as an amateur free agent in 1980.
Debut: August 14, 1985 (Age 22.288)
vs. OAK 6.1 IP, 6 H, 3 SO, 3 BB, 5 ER, L
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1986 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Astros/Twins/Reds/Giants/RedSox/... 1985-1999
Final Game: September 22, 1999 (Age 36.327)
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News -- September 2014
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News -- July 2014
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News -- April 2014
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News -- December 2013
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News -- November 2013
- 11/21 Elysian Fielders: This Day in Giants History: November 21, 1993The Giants sign free agent pitcher Mark Portugal to a three-year contract. Tweet...
News -- October 2013
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News -- September 2013
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News -- February 2012
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News -- November 2011
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News -- April 2011
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News -- June 2010
- 6/5 MLBTradeRumors: Remembering the 1995 Trade Deadline: It was a grand time for the game of baseball. Plenty of critics, in the wake of the 1994 strike, declared baseball dead. Such...