Sony Suarez

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Sony Nolberto Suarez

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 160 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Sony Suarez pitched in the minors for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago White Sox and for the Dominican national team.

Suarez was 2-3 with a 4.64 ERA for Chivaco in the 2000 Venezuelan Summer League. He had a 9.53 ERA and no decisions for the 2001 DSL Pirates. Moving to the DSL White Sox in 2002, he improved to 7-2, 1.88. [1] He tied for second on his team in ERA. [2]

He pitched for the Dominicans in the 2002 Intercontinental Cup; his 2.57 ERA was second on the staff behind Fabio Castro but he also allowed four unearned runs in his seven innings (9 H, 5 BB, 9 K). Only Roberto Novoa struck out more for the Dominican team. [3] He won a Bronze Medal with the Dominican Republic at the 2002 Central American and Caribbean Games. [4]

The Monte Cristi native came stateside in 2003, going 2-4 with a save and a 3.70 ERA for the Bristol White Sox but striking out 59 in 56 IP; he also allowed 7 hits and 7 runs in 3 1/3 IP for the Great Falls White Sox (0-1). He tied his Dominican national team staffmate Castro for 6th in the Appalachian League in whiffs. [5] In 2004, he was 5-2 with two saves and a 5.37 ERA for Great Falls to end his career; he walked 41 in 63 2/3 IP. He tied for 6th in the Pioneer League in wins, was 10th with 62 K (between Brian Akin and Ramon Ramirez) and tied for the most walks.


  1. Pat Doyle's Professional Baseball Player Database
  2. 2003 Baseball Almanac
  3. Defunct IBAF website
  4. Dominican Olympic Committee
  5. BR register