Víctor Teodoro Arano Armas is a Mexican professional baseball pitcher for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut with the Philadelphia Phillies in 2017.
On August 28, 2014, Arano was acquired by the Philadelphia Phillies as the player to be named later from an earlier trade for Roberto Hernández. He was assigned to the Clearwater Threshers, but did not pitch after being acquired by the Phillies.
In 22 games (15 starts) for Great Lakes, he was 4-7 with a 4.08 ERA, and 83 strikeouts in 86 innings. In 2015, he pitched for Clearwater where he pitched to a 4-12 record and 4.72 ERA in 24 games (22 starts) and 69 strikeouts in 124 innings.
Arano began 2018 with the Phillies. He was placed on the disabled list from April 30 retroactive to April 29 and was activated on May 19. He recorded his first career save on July 4 against the Baltimore Orioles. In 2018 with the Phillies, he was 1-2 with a 2.73 ERA, and 60 strikeouts in 59.1 innings.
On January 22, 2021, Arano was claimed off waivers by the Atlanta Braves. Arano was designated for assignment by Atlanta on June 4, 2021, without having appeared in an MLB game for the team. He was outrighted to the Triple-A Gwinnett Stripers on June 6.
On November 24, 2021, Arano signed a minor league deal with the Washington Nationals. On April 7, 2022, the Nationals selected Arano’s contract, adding him to their opening day roster.
Víctor Arano 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.