Paul Oseguera

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Paul Ignacio Oseguera

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Biographical Information[edit]

Starting pitcher Paul Oseguera has played in affiliated ball, the independent leagues, in Japan, in Venezuela and in the Mexican League.

He was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 16th round of the 2006 amateur draft, a few picks ahead of pitcher Blake Parker, and was signed by scout Mike Kendall. He spent four years in their system, going 10-6 with a 3.54 ERA in 157 2/3 innings for the San Jose Giants in 2007. In 2009, he was 8-8 with a 3.48 ERA in 20 starts between the Augusta GreenJackets and San Jose.

He pitched briefly in the Oakland Athletics system in 2010, but spent most of the year with the independent Bridgeport Bluefish. He remained with the Bluefish through 2012. In 2011, he went 11-5 and in 2012, he was 12-6 with a 2.52 ERA, averaging almost one strikeout per inning. He also played for the Navegantes del Magallanes that winter.

With the Broncos de Reynosa in 2013, he went 8-7, 3.00 with a league-leading four shutouts and 124 Ks in 123 innings. He also made six starts for the Japanese Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks that year, going 3-1 with a 2.00 ERA. With Fukuoka in 2014, he was 0-2 with a 9.75 ERA in three starts. Oseguera returned to Reynosa in 2015 and played for Pericos de Puebla, also of the Mexican League, in 2016.

Following his retirement, Oseguera joined the coaching ranks as an assistant coach at De La Salle High School in 2018-2019. The San Francisco Giants hired Oseguera in 2020 for the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes pitching coach position before COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the minor league season. He was pitching coach for the San Jose Giants in 2021 and Richmond Flying Squirrels in 2022-2024.

Oseguera's brother, Mike, has been an assistant coach at Santa Clara University [1] and University of California, San Diego [2].

Related Sites[edit]

UCLA bio