Emilio Enrique Pagán, a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Minnesota Twins, was born in the United States on May 7, 1991. He had previously played for the San Diego Padres, Oakland Athletics, Seattle Mariners, and Tampa Bay Rays.
Pagán made his professional debut with the Pulaski Mariners in the year following his contract with the Mariners. In August, he was given a promotion to the Everett AquaSox. He was 1-1 with a 1.03 ERA in 26.1 bullpen innings pitched for the two teams, striking out 35.
He threw in 42 bullpen appearances for the Clinton LumberKings in 2014, compiling a 2-3 record and 2.89 ERA, and he played for the Bakersfield Blaze in 2015, compiling a 3-8 record and 2.53 ERA. Pagán pitched 65 innings out of the bullpen in 2016 for the Jackson Generals and Tacoma Rainers, compiling a combined 5-3 record and 2.49 ERA.
Pagán was a member of Puerto Rico’s World Baseball Classic roster in 2017. He played with Tacoma to start the season before being promoted to the main leagues on May 2. He 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.
Who Does Emilio Pagan Play For?
Emilio Pagan currently plays for the Minnesota Twins. The Padres dealt Pagán, Chris Paddack, and an unnamed player to the Minnesota Twins on April 7, 2022, in exchange for Taylor Rogers, Brent Rooker, and money.
The Minneapolis-based Minnesota Twins play professional baseball in the United States. The Twins are a team in the American League Central Division that plays in Major League Baseball. The Twin Cities region, which consists of the adjacent cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, inspired the team’s name.