Miguel Celestino

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Miguel Antonio Celestino Soriano

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 6", Weight 215 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Pitcher Miguel Celestino began his professional career in 2007 at 17 years of age. He was signed by Seattle Mariners scouts Frank Taveras Jr., Patrick Guerrero and Bob Engle on December 14, 2006.

He has had multiple seasons of note. In 2008, with the DSL Mariners, he went 5-1 with a 2.48 ERA in 15 games (12 starts). In 2010 - now in the Boston Red Sox organization after being traded as the player to be named later in a deal that sent utility man Bill Hall to Boston for first baseman Casey Kotchman - he went 4-2 with a 2.09 ERA in 13 games (12 starts) between the GCL Red Sox and Lowell Spinners. He won 10 games and started 27 for the Greenville Drive in 2011, with his 27 starts (and 140 2/3 innings) leading all Red Sox farmhands. He reached Triple-A for the first time in 2014, posting a 5.16 ERA in 16 relief appearances for the Pawtucket Red Sox, with whom he spent part of the season.

He began 2015 with Pawtucket.

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