Robert Palencia

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Robert Palencia

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Biographical Information[edit]

Robert Palencia was born in Venezuela but moved to Miami and went to high school there. The Cincinnati Reds took him in the 35th round of the 2004 amateur draft but he did not sign. He was at Miami Dade College in 2005-2006. He then returned to Venezuela to pitch in the Liga Paralela.

For 2010, Palencia signed with Italy's Godo Baseball club. He started on Opening Day, April 1 against Bologna and allowed 4 runs in five innings in taking the loss against Jesus Matos.