Gerardo Concepción

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Gerardo Concepción Pérez

  • Bats Left, Throws Left
  • Height 6' 2", Weight 200 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Gerardo Concepción debuted in the Cuban Serie Nacional with the 2010-2011 Industriales. He made a splash, going 10-3 with a 3.36 ERA, placing among the league leaders in wins (tied for 6th with Yosvani Torres), winning percentage (second, behind Norberto González) and ERA (9th, between Miguel A. González and Dalier Hinojosa). For his fine debut, he was named the Serie Nacional Rookie of the Year. However, he did not stay in Cuba for long. In June of 2011, he defected at the World Port Tournament in Rotterdam, in the Netherlands. He established residence in Mexico and on February 2, 2012, signed a contract with the Chicago Cubs.


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