Elvis Antonio Peguero was born on March 20, 1997, and is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball.
He was signed as an international free agent by the New York Yankees in 2016, and he has since played for the Los Angeles Angels in Major League Baseball (MLB).
On July 2, 2015, the New York Yankees signed Peguero as an international free agent. In 2016, Peguero was a member of the Dominican Summer League Yankees. In 47 innings pitched, he was 2–7 with a 4.39 ERA with 43 strikeouts. Peguero was assigned to the Gulf Coast League Yankees to begin the 2017 season.
After making 7 appearances, going 1–1 with an ERA of 3.00 with 5 strikeouts for the GCL Yankees, he was optioned back to the DSL Yankees, where he struggled to an 0–3 record with an 8.76 ERA with 16 strikeouts through 3 starts.
Peguero spent the entire 2018 season with the GCL Yankees, where he made 9 appearances, going 0–3 with a 6.25 ERA and 23 strikeouts. Peguero spent the 2019 season with the Pulaski Yankees. He made 15 appearances for Pulaski, going 2–2 with a 4.19 ERA and 29 strikeouts. Peguero did not play in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On July 30, 2021, Peguero and Janson Junk were traded to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for Andrew Heaney. The Angels assigned him to the Double-A Rocket City Trash Pandas, where he made four appearances, going 1–1 with an 8.44 ERA and eight strikeouts. On August 19, he was promoted to the Triple-A Salt Lake Bees. Peguero only made one appearance for Salt Lake, pitching two scoreless innings.
Elvis has never divulged any information about his parents, he is a very private person who likes to keep his personal life away from media attention.