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Dinelson Lamet Hernandez, also known as “El Flaco,” is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher who plays for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball. He was born on July 18, 1992. He debuted in the MLB in 2017.

Lamet, an international free agent, signed a contract with the Philadelphia Phillies in 2012, however, the transaction fell through due to an issue with his paperwork.

Lamet was signed by the San Diego Padres in June 2014 for a signing bonus of $100,000. In 2015, he pitched for the Fort Wayne TinCaps of the Class A Midwest League, posting an earned run average (ERA) of 2.99. He made his professional debut with the Dominican Summer Padres of the Dominican Summer League.

Lamet started the 2016 year with the Class A Advanced California League’s Lake Elsinore Storm.

On April 21, 2021, Lamet made his season debut as the starting pitcher against the Milwaukee Brewers after beginning the 2021 campaign by recovering from a UCL strain.

After two innings and 29 pitches, he was pulled from the game due to discomfort in his right forearm.

Only nine of Lamet’s 22 appearances during the 2021 season were starts. In 47 innings, he had a 4.40 ERA and struck out 57 batters.

Dinelson Lamet Injury, Salary, Contract, Stats, Height, Fangraphs, Weight, Fantasy, Trade, Net Worth

Dinelson Lamet Injury

In 2018, after being added to the Padres’ Opening Day roster, Lamet had his first ulnar collateral ligament injury in his throwing elbow. He underwent Tommy John surgery right away and missed the entire 2018 season.




Dinelson Lamet agreed to a one-year, $4,775,000 deal with the San Diego Padres, including a $4,775,000 guaranteed minimum pay and a $4,775,000 average yearly wage.


1.93 m


Win-loss record 15–19
Earned run average 4.01
Strikeouts 404

Net Worth

$5 Million




85 kg




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