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Jorge A. DePaula (born November 10, 1978) is a Dominican Republic former right-handed pitcher who played in Major League Baseball.

Jorge DePaula
Pitcher
Born: (1978-11-10) November 10, 1978 (age 40)
Sabana Grande de Boyá, Monte Plata, Dominican Republic
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 5, 2003, for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
September 27, 2005, for the New York Yankees
MLB statistics
Win–loss record0–1
Earned run average4.00
Strikeouts12
Teams

1997–2001Edit

On January 13, 1997, DePaula signed with the Colorado Rockies and pitched in their organization until April 20, 2001, when he was sent to the New York Yankees as the player to be named later for Craig Dingman.

2001–2006Edit

DePaula played in the Yankees minor leagues until 2003. After spending most of the year with the Triple-A Columbus Clippers. He pitched in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees from 2003-2005. He first pitched for the team after September callups in the 2003 season, but his main presence was not known until the beginning of the 2004 season, when he was the team's fifth starter. However, after only one start and two relief appearances, it was clear that he needed Tommy John surgery, and did not pitch again at the major league level until September 2 of the next season.

2007–presentEdit

In 2007, DePaula pitched in the Rockies organization again, playing for the Double-A Tulsa Drillers and Triple-A Colorado Springs Sky Sox. On April 22, 2008, DePaula signed with the Edmonton Cracker-Cats of the Golden Baseball League.[1] He played for Vaqueros Laguna of the Mexican League in 2012.

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