Robert Alexander Suárez Subero (born March 1, 1991) is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher for the Hanshin Tigers of the Nippon Professional Baseball(NPB). He previously played for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of the NPB.
Suarez with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks
|Born: March 1, 1991|
Bolívar State, Venezuela
|LMB: 2015, for the Saraperos de Saltillo|
|NPB: November 2, 2015, for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks|
|LMB statistics |
(through 2015 season)
|NPB statistics |
(through 2019 season)
|Career highlights and awards|
Fukuoka SoftBank HawksEdit
On November 2, 2015 Suarez signed with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of Nippon Professional Baseball . In 2016, he finished the regular season with a 2–6 record, a 3.19 ERA, 64 strikeouts in 53 2/3 innings, 26 Holds, and one saves.
On February 8, 2017, Suarez was selected as the Venezuela national baseball team in the 2017 World Baseball Classic. On March 12, he was injured in his right elbow when he pitched the game against Mexico. And he had a Tommy John surgery on April 14.
On August 11, 2018, Suarez pitched in the Pacific League against the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters for the first time in two years.  he finished the regular season with a 11 Games pitched, a 1–1 Win–loss record, a 6.30 ERA, a 3 Holds, a 10 strikeouts in 10 innings.
In 2019 season, Suarez finished the regular season with a 9 Games pitched, a 0–4 Win–loss record, a 5.74ERA, a 27 strikeouts in 26 2/3 innings. And he pitched in the 2019 Japan Series. On November 28, Fukuoka Softbank Hawks announced that team will not signed with Suárez for next season. On December 2, 2019, he become free agent.
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- "Fukuoka Softbank Hawks Press release (Japanese) 2019/11/28(木) プレスリリース 来季契約について". Fukuoka Softbank Hawks Official site (in Japanese). November 28, 2019. Retrieved November 30, 2019.
- "2019年度 自由契約選手". NPB.jp 日本野球機構 (in Japanese). Retrieved December 22, 2019.
- "外国人選手との契約締結について". 阪神タイガース 公式サイト (in Japanese). December 19, 2019. Retrieved December 23, 2019.
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