Victor Capellan

 

#37 VICTOR CAPELLAN – RHP

Height: 6-2        Weight: 195

Bats: Right        Throws: Right

Born: Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic

Resides: Hazelton, Pennsylvania

Draft: INTL – ARI – 2007

Born: 7/24/89    Opening Night Age: 27

Classification: LS-4

 

Career Highlights: Ninth season of professional baseball and second with the Goldeyes…re-signed by the Goldeyes on 1/15/17…originally acquired by Goldeyes on 8/12/16 from the Joplin Blasters in exchange for cash considerations…member of the Goldeyes 2016 American Association championship team…career 19-19 record with 17 saves and a 3.81 ERA in 258 games, all of them in relief…98 career games finished…354.1 career innings pitched, allowing 340 hits, 151 walks, and 31 home runs…380 career strikeouts, averaging 9.7 strikeouts per nine innings…has held left-handed batters to a .244 average as a professional…has held the opposition to a .243 average with runners in scoring position (407 AB) during career, and a .202 average with two outs and runners in scoring position (198 AB)…has pitched more than 1.0 inning in 112 of 258 career relief appearances…reached the Triple-A level in 2012, winning the Triple-A National Championship with the Pacific Coast League’s Reno Aces…has finished with more strikeouts than innings pitched in six of the last seven seasons…signed as an international free agent with the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2007…98 appearances since 2015 are the most of any pitcher in the American Association…including the postseason, has posted a 2.11 ERA in 47.0 innings over 42 relief appearances since 2015 when having pitched on the previous calendar day

 

2016

Winnipeg (American Association/Ind.): Traded from the Joplin Blasters to the Goldeyes on 8/12 in exchange for cash considerations…1-1 with two saves and a 3.95 ERA for the Goldeyes in 13 relief appearances…finished three games…13.2 innings pitched, allowing 14 hits, six walks, and one home run…struck out 12…combined to finish tied for second in the American Association with 45 appearances between Joplin and Winnipeg…did not allow an earned run in nine of 13 relief appearances…recorded at least one strikeout in 10 of 13 relief appearances…pitched 1.2 shutout relief innings in Goldeyes’ debut on 8/12 vs. Wichita…struck out three in 1.1 scoreless relief innings on 8/28 vs. Sioux City…earned relief win, striking out one in 1.0 scoreless inning on 9/3 vs. Fargo-Moorhead…helped Goldeyes win the American Association championship…1-0 with a 1.86 ERA in nine relief appearances during the postseason, striking out 18 batters in 11.2 innings…pitched 2.0 shutout relief innings with five strikeouts and earned the win in Game Four of the American Association Division Series on 9/11 at St. Paul to help the Goldeyes fight off elimination…struck out three in 1.0 shutout relief inning in decisive Game Five of the American Association Division Series on 9/12 at St. Paul…struck out one and did not allow an earned run in 1.1 relief innings in decisive Game Five of the American Association Championship Series on 9/19 at Wichita

 

Joplin (American Association/Ind.): 2-1 with seven saves and a 2.37 ERA for the Blasters in 32 relief appearances…finished 17 games…38.0 innings pitched, allowing 22 hits, 18 walks, and two home runs…struck out 44…pitched more than 1.0 inning in nine of 32 relief appearances…did not allow an earned run in 28 of 32 relief appearances…recorded at least one strikeout in 27 of 32 relief appearances…struck out three in 2.0 shutout relief innings on 6/1 vs. St. Paul…earned relief win on 6/22 at Kansas City, striking out two in 1.2 shutout innings…struck out three in 1.0 shutout relief inning on 7/6 at St. Paul…struck out three in 1.0 scoreless relief inning on 7/10 vs. Lincoln…pitched 2.0 scoreless relief innings on 8/6 at Laredo while earning the save

 

2015

Joplin (American Association/Ind.): 6-3 with one save and a 3.34 ERA for the Blasters in 53 relief appearances…finished 15 games…56.2 innings pitched, allowing 46 hits, 22 walks, and six home runs…struck out 77…ranked second in the American Association in appearances…pitched more than 1.0 inning in 12 of 53 relief appearances…did not allow an earned run in 39 of 53 relief appearances…pitched 1.0 shutout relief inning with one strikeout in Blasters’ inaugural game, a 5-2 win vs. Wichita, on 5/21…struck out the side in 1.0 scoreless relief inning on 6/8 at St. Paul…struck out the side in 1.0 shutout relief inning on 6/19 at Lincoln…pitched 2.0 shutout relief innings with two strikeouts on 6/20 at Lincoln…struck out the side in 1.0 scoreless relief inning on 6/24 vs. Laredo…struck out the side in 1.0 scoreless relief inning on 8/5 vs. Kansas City…struck out the side in 1.0 shutout relief inning on 8/21 at Kansas City…pitched 1.1 scoreless relief innings with two strikeouts on 8/23 at Kansas City…pitched 2.0 shutout relief innings and struck out four on 9/6 at Sioux Falls

 

2014

Laredo (American Association/Ind.): Made one relief appearance for the Lemurs…did not allow an earned run in 0.2 innings…walked two…helped Lemurs reach the American Association playoffs

 

2012

Reno (Pacific Coast/AAA/Arizona): Made six relief appearances for the Aces, going 2-0….did not allow an earned run in 8.2 innings pitched…allowed three hits, six walks, and zero home runs…struck out four…pitched more than 1.0 inning in three of six relief appearances…struck out three in 3.0 scoreless relief innings on 4/24 vs. Sacramento…earned relief win on 5/4 vs. Tacoma, pitching 0.2 scoreless innings…worked 2.0 shutout relief innings on 5/8 at Memphis…helped Aces win the Pacific Coast League championship, as well as the Triple-A National Championship

 

Visalia (California/A+/Arizona): 0-2 with an 8.00 ERA for the Rawhide in 13 relief appearances…finished four games…18.0 innings pitched, allowing 28 hits, six walks, and four home runs…struck out 21…pitched more than 1.0 inning in six of 13 relief appearances…struck out four in 2.0 scoreless relief innings on 6/4 at Lake Elsinore…pitched 1.0 shutout relief inning and struck out two on 8/23 at San Jose

 

Yakima (Northwest/A-/Arizona): 4-2 with two saves and a 2.36 ERA for the Bears in 21 relief appearances…finished seven games…34.1 innings pitched, allowing 32 hits, 10 walks, and three home runs…struck out 39…pitched more than 1.0 inning in 14 of 21 relief appearances…earned relief win on 6/25 at Tri-City, striking out two in 3.0 shutout innings…struck out two and pitched 1.1 scoreless relief innings while earning the save on 6/28 vs. Tri-City…struck out five and worked 2.1 scoreless relief innings while picking up the win on 7/5 at Spokane…pitched 2.0 scoreless relief innings with four strikeouts on 7/14 at Salem-Keizer…struck out one and pitched 2.0 shutout relief innings on 8/9 vs. Eugene

 

2011

Visalia (California/A+/Arizona): 0-1 with a 5.88 ERA for the Rawhide in 23 relief appearances…finished nine games…33.2 innings pitched, allowing 44 hits, 20 walks, and two home runs…struck out 37…pitched more than 1.0 inning in 12 of 23 relief appearances…struck out two in 2.0 shutout relief innings on 4/17 at Stockton…struck out five in 2.0 scoreless relief innings on 4/25 at Bakersfield…pitched 2.0 shutout relief innings and struck out three on 4/29 vs. Modesto…struck out four in 2.2 scoreless relief innings on 5/3 vs. San Jose…struck out one in 2.0 scoreless relief innings on 6/12 at Rancho Cucamonga…struck out three in 1.1 scoreless relief innings on 6/23 at High Desert

 

South Bend (Midwest/A/Arizona): 1-1 with one save and a 4.30 ERA for the Silver Hawks in 19 relief appearances…finished seven games…23.0 innings pitched, allowing 25 hits, five walks, and two home runs…struck out 21…pitched more than 1.0 inning in seven of 19 relief appearances…worked 2.0 scoreless relief innings with one strikeout on 7/1 at Lake County…struck out one in 2.0 shutout relief innings on 7/3 vs. Dayton…pitched 1.1 shutout relief innings with three strikeouts on 8/7 vs. Bowling Green…struck out one in 1.0 scoreless relief inning while earning the save on 8/19 vs. Lake County…pitched 2.0 shutout relief innings with one strikeout on 8/28 vs. Lake County

 

2010

Visalia (California/A+/Arizona): 3-5 with two saves and a 3.99 ERA for the Rawhide in 36 relief appearances…finished 13 games…58.2 innings pitched, allowing 61 hits, 30 walks, and four home runs…struck out 60…pitched more than 1.0 inning in 20 of 36 relief appearances…earned first career win on 4/16 at Stockton, pitching 0.2 scoreless relief innings…picked up win in relief on 4/19 vs. San Jose, striking out two in 2.2 shutout innings…struck out two in 2.0 scoreless relief innings on 5/23 at Stockton…pitched 3.1 scoreless relief innings and struck out four on 7/25 vs. Stockton…struck out three in 2.1 shutout relief innings while earning the win on 8/11 vs. Modesto…struck out six in 2.2 relief innings while allowing one earned run and taking the loss on 8/14 at Bakersfield…struck out two in 1.0 scoreless relief inning while earning the save on 8/26 at San Jose

 

2009

Visalia (California/A+/Arizona): Made five relief appearances for the Rawhide…finished three games…5.2 innings pitched, allowing six earned runs, 12 hits, three walks, and one home run…struck out two in 1.0 shutout relief inning on 6/16 at San Jose

 

South Bend (Midwest/A/Arizona): 0-2 with two saves and a 1.01 ERA for the Silver Hawks in 21 relief appearances…finished nine games…35.3 innings pitched, allowing 17 hits, 10 walks, and one home run…struck out 37…pitched more than 1.0 inning in 13 of 21 relief appearances…worked 2.0 shutout relief innings with one strikeout on 5/24 at Peoria…struck out three in 3.0 scoreless relief innings on 7/12 at Wisconsin…earned first career save on 7/28 vs. Quad Cities, striking out two in 2.0 shutout innings…worked 3.0 scoreless relief innings with three strikeouts on 8/3 at West Michigan…struck out two in 2.0 shutout relief innings on 8/25 vs. Dayton…struck out the side in 1.0 scoreless relief inning while earning the save on 8/27 vs. Dayton…helped the Silver Hawks reach the Midwest League playoffs

 

2008

Missoula (Pioneer/R/Arizona): 0-1 with a 6.18 ERA in 15 relief appearances during rookie professional season…finished 11 games…27.2 innings pitched, allowing 36 hits, 13 walks, and five home runs…struck out 22…pitched more than 1.0 inning in 11 of 15 relief appearances…made professional debut on 6/19 vs. Billings, allowing one earned run and striking out two in 2.0 relief innings…pitched 2.2 shutout relief innings with two strikeouts on 7/1 vs. Helena…pitched 2.0 scoreless relief innings on 8/5 vs. Great Falls

 

Rick Forney on Victor Capellan: I’m thrilled to have Victor back for 2017.  He was an impactful addition to our club last year.  Victor is one of the top late-inning relievers in the league, and has the ability to fill many roles.