Dinelson Lamet Hernandez, a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the San Diego Padres in Major League Baseball, was born on July 18, 1992. (MLB). In 2017, he made his Major League Baseball debut.
In 2012, Lamet agreed to a contract with the Philadelphia Phillies as an international free agent, but the deal fell through due to administrative difficulties.
Lamet was signed by the San Diego Padres in June 2014 for a $100,000 signing bonus. He made his professional debut in 2015 with the Dominican Summer Padres of the Dominican Summer League and pitched for the Fort Wayne TinCaps of the Class A Midwest League, posting a 2.99 earned run average (ERA). Lamet began the 2016 season with the California League’s Class A-Advanced Lake Elsinore Storm.
Before being activated off the disabled list on July 4, Lamet played for Lake Elsinore and El Paso in 2019. In 14 starts, Lamet recorded an ERA of 4.07 with a record of 3-5. He struck out 105 batters in 73 innings.
After spending the beginning of the 2021 season recovering from a UCL sprain, Lamet made his season debut as the starting pitcher against the Milwaukee Brewers on April 21, 2021.
However, he was removed from the start after two innings and 29 pitches after experiencing right forearm tightness. Lamet pitched in 22 games in the 2021 season, only nine of which were starts. He recorded a 4.40 ERA and 57 strikeouts in 47 innings.