Emilio Pagán made his major league debut for the Mariners on May 3, 2017, at Safeco Field, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
He was sent down and recalled several times throughout the season until being brought up on July 7 to finish the season. He made 34 bullpen appearances for Seattle and had a record of 2-3, 3.22 ERA, and 23 for Tacoma, 2-1, 2.56 ERA.
Pagán and Alexander Campos were dealt to the Oakland Athletics on November 15, 2017, in exchange for Ryon Healy.
He started the year with Oakland, but on May 2 was demoted and assigned to the Nashville Sounds. On May 18, he was sent back to Oakland.
On December 21, 2018, the Texas Rangers acquired Brock Burke, Kyle Bird, Yoel Espinal, and Eli White, and $750,000 of international signing bonus pool space from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for Pagan.
The Rays also received Rollie Lacy and a competitive balance pick in the 2019 MLB draft. The Athletics also acquired Jurickson Profar.
In 2019, Pagán was sent to the Triple-A Durham Bulls following a strong spring training. On April 16, following Blake Snell’s toe fracture, he was summoned back.
When Casey Sadler was recalled on April 19, Pagán was optioned to Durham; two days later, Pagán was also called up.
Later on, Pagán took over as the team’s closer, and he concluded the season with 20 saves. He pitched 70 innings, had a 2.31 ERA, and 96 strikeouts.
How Tall Is Emilio Pagán?
Emilio Pagán’s height is 1.88 m.