José Gregorio Quijada, a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball, was born on November 9, 1995. (MLB). He was previously with the Miami Marlins.
On September 9, 2013, the Miami Marlins signed Quijada as an international free agent. In his professional debut in 2014, he went 5–5 with a 2.91 ERA in 74 innings with the Rookie-level Dominican Summer League Marlins. He went 0–0 with a 0.00 ERA in 8 innings for the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Marlins in 2015.
Quijada was claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Angels on February 10, 2020. On September 11, 2020, Quijada surrendered a walk-off grand slam to Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies. On the year, Quijada pitched to a 7.36 ERA with 6 strikeouts in 3.2 innings pitched.
On July 30, 2021, the Angels recalled Quijada from the Triple-A Salt Lake Bees. On October 1, 2021, in a game against a Seattle Mariners team attempting to make the playoffs for the first time in 20 years, Quijada entered the game with baserunners on first and third and no outs.
He proceeded to strike out all three batters, thwarting an opportunity for Seattle to take the lead and win the game, greatly hurting the team’s chances of making the playoffs. In 2021, Quijada made 26 appearances, posting an 0–2 record, 4.56 ERA, and 25+2⁄3 innings pitched.
There are no details about his marital status. He may be married or unmarried. There are also no rumors about his wife and girlfriend.