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José Cisnero

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José Cisnero
Cisnero with the Houston Astros
Detroit Tigers – No. 67
Born: (1989-04-11) April 11, 1989 (age 31)
Bajos de Haina, San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
April 22, 2013, for the Houston Astros
MLB statistics
(through 2020 season)
Win–loss record5–9
Earned run average4.13

José Luis Cisnero (born April 11, 1989) is a Dominican-American professional baseball pitcher for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has played for the Houston Astros.


Houston Astros

Cisnero signed with the Houston Astros as an international free agent on December 6, 2007 and was added to their 40-man roster on November 20, 2012.[1] He made his major league debut on April 22, 2013. He was outrighted off the roster on November 3, 2014, and subsequently became a free agent.

Cincinnati Reds

On November 18, 2014, Cisnero signed a minor league deal with the Cincinnati Reds. Cisnero sat out the 2015 season due to Tommy John surgery. He elected free agency on November 6, 2015.

Arizona Diamondbacks

On December 21, 2015, Cisnero signed a minor league deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks organization . He was released on March 31, 2016, after failing to make the team in Spring Training.

Sultanes de Monterrey

On May 3, 2016, Cisnero signed with the Sultanes de Monterrey of the Mexican Baseball League. He was released on May 30, 2016.

New Jersey Jackals

On July 12, 2016 he signed with the New Jersey Jackals of the Can-Am League. He came out of the bullpen in 5 games and posted a 3.86 ERA before his release on July 25.

Detroit Tigers

On November 9, 2018, the Detroit Tigers signed Cisnero to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.[2] He opened the 2019 season with the Toledo Mud Hens. On June 22, 2019, his contract was selected by the Tigers.[3] He made his Tigers debut the next day, making it his first major league game in over five years. He finished the season with a 4.33 ERA in 35 games. He struck out 40 in ​35 13 innings.

With the 2020 Detroit Tigers, Cisneros appeared in 29 games, compiling a 3-3 record with 3.03 ERA and 34 strikeouts in 29.2 innings pitched.[4]


  1. ^ Astros add seven to set 40-man roster
  2. ^ "Tigers' Jose Cisnero: Inks deal with Tigers". Retrieved 2018-11-10.
  3. ^ Evan Woodbery (June 22, 2019). "Tigers swap journeyman relievers in bullpen". Retrieved June 22, 2019.
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