Note: This page is for 2000s pitcher Jose Capellan. For others with the same name, click here.
José Francisco Capellán
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 4", Weight 235 lb.
- High School Colegio San Antonio de Padua (Cotui)
- Debut September 12, 2004
- Final Game April 26, 2008
- Born January 13, 1981 in Cotui, Sanchez Ramirez, D.R.
- Died April 7, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA USA
Capellan was 1-0 with a 3.38 ERA in the 2008 Caribbean Series. He started the finale for the Tigres del Licey but was yanked in the 4th inning in favor of Ramon Ortiz, who helped Licey win its 10th Caribbean Series with a relief gem.
He died at age 34 in 2015 at his home in Philadelphia, PA, victim of an apparent heart attack. His wife explained that he become addicted to the sleeping drug "Ambien", and that its abuse likely caused his heart failure at such a young age.