Jeffrey Paul Fulchino (born November 26, 1979) is an American former professional baseball pitcher.

Jeff Fulchino
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Fulchino with the Houston Astros
Born: (1979-11-26) November 26, 1979 (age 40)
Titusville, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 22, 2006, for the Florida Marlins
Last MLB appearance
September 12, 2011, for the San Diego Padres
MLB statistics
Win–loss record9–10
Earned run average4.84


Florida MarlinsEdit

Fulchino played one Major League Baseball game with the Florida Marlins in 2006. His major league debut was on June 22, 2006, against the Baltimore Orioles. He pitched 1/3 of an inning and allowed 0 runs with one walk. Fulchino spent 2007 playing for the Albuquerque Isotopes, the Marlins Triple-A affiliate.

Kansas City RoyalsEdit

In February 2008, Fulchino signed a minor league contract with the Kansas City Royals. On June 8, 2008, Fulchino was called up to replace the struggling Joel Peralta.

Houston AstrosEdit

On December 8, 2008, Fulchino was claimed off waivers by the Houston Astros.[1]

During his 2009 season, Jeff was described as the Houston Astros 2nd most valuable pitcher. He threw 81 innings over 62 games; striking out 71 batters and boasting an ERA of 3.40. Jeff continued his success in the 2010 season. After battling mid-season injury, Fulchino lowered his season ERA to 5.65. As of August 20, 2010, Fulchino posted an ERA of 2.13 in his last 10 appearances.

San Diego PadresEdit

He elected free agency on October 20, 2011, after spending the season with the San Diego Padres.

Washington NationalsEdit

On December 16, he signed a split contract with the Washington Nationals.

Bridgeport BluefishEdit

Jeff pitched for the Bridgeport Bluefish of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. He was named to the 2013 Atlantic League All Star team. Fulchino was named the closer for Willie Upshaw's Bridgeport Bluefish.


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