Alberto Bastardo

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Alberto Jose Bastardo Espana

  • Bats Left, Throws Left
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 160 lbs.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Alberto Bastardo pitched in the minors from 2002-2011 (reaching AAA in three seasons), the Venezuelan Winter League from 2006-2013 and the Italian Baseball League in 2013. He was taken in the AAA phase of the 2005 Rule V Draft and led the Venezuelan League in ERA in 2009-2010 (4-0, 2.77). He spent the vast majority of his career as a starting pitcher.

He was pitching coach for the DSL Rays 2 in 2017, the GCL Rays in 2018-2019, and was scheduled to coach the the Princeton Rays in 2020 before the season was canceled due to Covid-19. He spent the winter of 2018/2019 coaching the Perth Heat in the Australian Baseball League. Bastardo was bullpen coach for the Durham Bulls in 2021 until the short season started when he became a coach for the FCL Rays.

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