Carlos Quevedo

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Carlos Eduardo Quevedo

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 1", Weight 222 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Carlos Quevedo has pitched in Venezuela, the US (peaking at AA), Italy and San Marino. He has twice led the Italian Baseball League/Serie A1 in wins through 2019.

Quevedo was originally signed by Houston Astros scouts Andres Reiner and Oscar Alvarado in July 2006. [1] He was 4-0 with a 2.32 ERA and 1.03 WHIP for the 2007 VSL Astros in his pro debut. The next summer, he was 4-2 with a 1.98 ERA for the same club, walking only 11 in 68 1/3 innings. He was 4th in the Venezuelan Summer League in ERA (between Gerardo Esparza and Juan Colmenarez), tied Jessie Nava for 2nd in WHIP (.98) and was 8th with 53 K (between Omar Bencomo and Orlando Tovar. [2] He was named VSL Astros Pitcher of the Year. [3] He made his Venezuelan Winter League debut with the Navegantes del Magallanes, working one scoreless inning.

In 2009, he came stateside with the Greeneville Astros and struggled at 2-7, 5.60, though he had 55 K:9 BB in 54 2/3 IP. He tied for 2nd in the Appalachian League in losses, 3 behind Steven Upchurch. He allowed 7 runs in 6 1/3 IP for the 2009-2010 Navegantes. In 2010, he was 7-3 with a 3.07 ERA for the Tri-City Dust Devils and only walked eight in 85 1/3 innings. He was 6th in the New York-Penn League in victories. With the 2011 Lexington Legends, he had a 8-6, 4.53 record and walked 19 in 151 innings but opponents hit .307 off him. His 193 hits allowed led the South Atlantic League, five ahead of Spencer Arroyo. He also allowed the most hits in the Astros chain but tied for 3rd in wins and was 7th with 110 K (between Andy Van Hekken and Jake Buchanan).

Carlos was 1-2 with a 4.61 ERA for the 2011-2012 Navegantes. He moved to the bullpen in 2012 with the Legends (4-3, 4 Sv, 3.88 in 25 G) and Lancaster JetHawks (2-4, 3 Sv, 2.03 in 15 G). He pitched two shutout innings in winter ball. With the 2013 Corpus Christi Hooks, he was a solid reliever (2-4, Sv, 3.53 in 36 G) and he pitched 3 1/3 shutout innings for Lancaster as well. His control remained superb with only 16 unintentional walks in 85 innings. In the winter, he was 1-0 with a 5.68 ERA in 3 games. He was let go by Houston. In 2014-2015, he was 1-2 with a 4.03 ERA for Magallanes. In the semifinals, he allowed 4 runs (3 earned) in 2 1/3 IP followed by two runs in two innings in the finals. They then dealt him to the Leones del Caracas for former major leaguer Luis Rodríguez. [4]

The Valencia native signed with Tomassin Padova for the 2015 Italian Baseball League season. He was 7-2 with a 1.89 ERA, 85 K in 76 1/3 IP and a .206 opponent average. He was among the leaders in ERA (5th, between Marquis Fleming and Paul Estrada), innings (3rd, after Estrada and Ronald Uviedo), opponent average (10th), whiffs (3rd after Estrada and Alexis Candelario) and wins (4th). [5] He had a 0-1, 7.32 record in 8 games for Caracas in 2015-2016. He moved to T&A San Marino the next summer. In the 2016 European Champions Cup, he was 1-0 with a 3.24 ERA, beating Kotlarka Praha in the 7th/8th place game. His 11 strikeouts were second in the event, one behind staffmate Yoimer Camacho. [6] He was 6-2 with a 1.63 ERA and 77 K in 71 2/3 IP in the 2016 Italian Baseball League and threw 6 1/3 shutout innings in the semifinals. He was among the regular season leaders in ERA (7th, between fellow Venezuelans Junior Oberto and Raúl Rivero), IP (4th), strikeouts (4th, between Raul Ruiz and Camacho) and wins (5th). [7] He had a 7.94 ERA that winter for Caracas.

In the 2017 European Champions Cup, he lost to Kevin Heijstek and the L&D Amsterdam Pirates in the opener. In the 3rd/4th place game, he allowed one run in four against Amsterdam and Camacho won it in relief. [8] He was 10-3 with a 2.05 ERA and 113 K in 92 IP for San Marino in the 2017 Italian Baseball League. He was 6th in ERA (between Jonnathan Aristil and Filippo Crepaldi), 6th in opponent average (.195), 3rd in innings (after Uviedo and Alex Bassani), fanned the most (22 ahead of Uviedo) and led in wins (one more than Uviedo). [9] He pitched 7 shutout innings in the semifinals, allowing only 3 hits and one walk. [10] In the 2017 Italian Series, he allowed two runs in 5 1/3 innings in the opener, a 2-1 loss to Rimini and Jose Rosario; Fernando Nieve took over for him in the 6th. Both runs scored on a Riccardo Bertagnon hit. [11]

Quevedo lost in the 2018 European Champions Cup to two Dutch clubs, Neptunus and Amsterdam. He and Keino Perez were the only hurlers with multiple losses in the event; he had a 4.91 ERA. [12] He was 5-6 with a 1.98 ERA in the 2018 Serie A1 (the IBL returning to its older name). He was 7th in ERA (between Jorge Martínez and Rivero), 9th in opponent average (.201, between Murilo Gouvea and Bassani), 8th in IP (72 2/3, between Marc-Andre Habeck and Vladimir Banos), 3rd in whiffs (93, 12 behind Scott Richmond and Erly Casanova), tied for 6th in wins and tied for 5th in losses. [13] In the winter, he had a 2.20 ERA in 15 games for Caracas then pitched a shutout inning in the semifinals and allowed 2 runs in 2 1/3 IP in the finals. [14]

In the 2019 Serie A1, he had a 6-2, 3.32 record. He was 9th in ERA (between Frank Lopez and Alessandro Maestri), 6th in IP (57, between Maestri and Matteo Galeotti), 3rd with 73 K (after Lopez and Rivero) and 1st in wins (one ahead of Maestri). [15] In the semifinals, he allowed two runs on three hits in seven innings. In the 2019 Italian Series, he was 0-1 with a 5.19 ERA, losing Game 1 to Stephen Perakslis of Bologna and pitching in relief in Game 3 as San Marino was swept. [16]

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