Jose Quintana is a Colombian professional baseball pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in MLB for the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Angels, and San Francisco Giants.
Prior to the 2012 season, Quintana was a free agent and signed with the Chicago White Sox as a member of the organization’s Minor League Baseball team.
It was in 2012 that he made his MLB debut, and in 2016 he was chosen as an All-Star. A year after the White Sox traded Quintana, he played for the Cubs, Angels, and Giants in the following two seasons.
With the New York Mets, Quintana began his professional career in the Venezuelan Summer League (VSL), where he pitched for the Mets in 2006.
He was suspended for breaking the rules of Minor League Baseball’s drug policy in 2007 and did not play.
In 2008, Quintana signed a contract with the Yankees. He played in the Dominican Summer League (DSL) for the Yankees 2 in 2008 and 2009.
As a rookie, he played for the Gulf Coast Yankees of the Gulf Coast League and the Charleston RiverDogs of the Class A South Atlantic League in 2010 and 2011.
José Quintana Parents: Meet Maribel Guardo Polo and Abel Quintana
Maribel Guardo Polo and Abel Quintana are the parents of professional baseball personality Jose Quintana. They have a very low profile.