Fidel Compres

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Fidel A. Compres

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 165 lb.

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Biographical information[edit]

Fidel Compres is a former minor league baseball pitcher who played from 1984 to 2000.

He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Cleveland Indians in 1983, and began his professional career the next season. He pitched for the Batavia Trojans and Utica Blue Sox in 1984, going a combined 2-2 with a 6.97 ERA in eight games (six starts). In 1985, he went 0-1 with a 13.50 ERA in four games (one start) with Batavia, and pitching for Batavia again in 1986, he went 2-5 with a 4.08 ERA in 18 games (two starts).

With the Waterloo Indians in 1987 and 1988, he went 3-2 with a 3.71 ERA in 21 games (six starts) and 5-5 with a 4.41 ERA in 29 games (three starts) in those years, respectively.

Compres played in the Texas Rangers system from 1989 to 1990. In 1989, he went 0-1 with a 0.92 ERA in eight games with the Gastonia Rangers. He played for the Charlotte Rangers and Tulsa Drillers in 1990, going 9-2 with a 2.24 ERA in 22 games (16 starts) with Charlotte and 0-1 with a 6.10 ERA in six games (no starts) with Tulsa.

In 1991, he played in the St. Louis Cardinals organization, with the Louisville Redbirds and Arkansas Travelers. With the Redbirds, he went 0-2 with a 3.07 ERA in 10 relief appearances. He went 4-3 with a 3.94 ERA in 27 relief appearances with the Travelers.

With the Travelers again in 1992, he went 4-3 with a 3.28 ERA in 54 relief appearances. He led the Southern League in saves (28). In 1993, he played for the Redbirds to start the season, and he eventually wound up in the San Diego Padres organization about halfway through the year. He went 3-5 with a 6.91 ERA in 21 games with the Redbirds and 1-1 with a 5.54 ERA in 21 games with the Las Vegas Stars in the Padres organization.

1994 was Compres' last season in Organized Baseball. He played for the Las Vegas Stars again, going 0-0 with a 6.00 ERA in two games. In mid-July, 1994, Compres accidentally shot and killed a 19-year old woman while playing around with a gun in an apartment.

He played for the Wei Chuan Dragons of the Chinese Professional Baseball League in 1995 (0-2, 13.50 ERA, 3 WHIP) and in 1997 he played for the Taichung Agan and Chianan Luka in the Taiwan Major League. He was 5-6 with a save and a 3.69 ERA between the two stops.

In 1998, he returned to the United States and he played for the Bridgeport Bluefish of the Atlantic League and Massachusetts Mad Dogs of the Northeast League. He went 1-1 with an 8.06 ERA in 21 games with the Bluefish and with the Mad Dogs he went 1-0 with a 3.60 ERA in six games. He also went 0-1 with a 3.00 ERA for the Yucatan Lions that year.

Compres played in the Western League in 2000, going 1-3 with a 3.21 ERA in 25 games with the Valley Vipers and 1-3 with a 6.55 ERA in six games with the Tri-City Posse.