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José Omar Acevedo (born December 18, 1977) is a retired right-handed Major League Baseball pitcher who last played for the Baltimore Orioles organization. Acevedo played previously with the Cincinnati Reds from 2001-2004 and the Colorado Rockies from 2005 to 2006. In his five-year career, Acevedo has a career record of 18–25 with an ERA of 5.74. He is a cousin of Hall of Fame pitcher Juan Marichal. He has no relation to pitcher Juan Acevedo, as he is from Mexico. Acevedo was released by the Baltimore Orioles on March 12, 2007.[1]

José Acevedo
Born: (1977-12-18) December 18, 1977 (age 41)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 19, 2001, for the Cincinnati Reds
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 2005, for the Colorado Rockies
MLB statistics
Win–loss record18–25
Earned run average5.74


  1. ^ Fordin, Spencer (12 March 2007). "O's send seven players packing". Retrieved 19 October 2010.

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