Victor Capellan

#37 VICTOR CAPELLAN – RHP
Height: 6-2 Weight: 195
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Born: Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic
Resides: Bronx, New York
Draft: INTL – ARI – 2007
Born: 7/24/89 Opening Night Age: 30
Classification: VETERAN

Career Highlights: 13th season of professional baseball and fifth with the Goldeyes…re-signed by the Goldeyes on 10/31/19…originally acquired by the Goldeyes on 8/12/16 from the Joplin Blasters in exchange for cash considerations…member of the Goldeyes’ 2016 and 2017 American Association championship teams…one of just seven pitchers in Goldeyes’ history to spend a fifth year with the club…throws from sidearm angle…career 29-29 record with 71 saves and a 3.55 ERA in 416 games, all of them in relief…197 career games finished…509.1 career innings pitched, allowing 468 hits, 192 walks, and 38 home runs…572 career strikeouts for an average of 10.1 strikeouts per nine innings…has held left-handed batters to a .231 career average (667 AB)…has held the opposition to a .240 average with runners in scoring position (597 AB) and a .211 average with two outs and runners in scoring position (298 AB) as a professional…has pitched more than 1.0 inning in 135 of 416 career relief appearances…27 saves while pitching for the Goldeyes in 2019 are a franchise single-season record…also tied Goldeyes’ single-season record with 22 saves in 2018…holds Goldeyes’ career saves record with 56…ranks fourth in Goldeyes’ history with 156 appearances…two-time American Association All-Star (2016, 2019)…holds the American Association career appearances record with 242, and ranks third in American Association history with 64 saves…ranks first in American Association history with 11.3 strikeouts per nine innings (minimum 200.0 IP)…during six seasons in the American Association, has held right-handed batters to a .206 average (632 AB)…appeared in 17 of the Goldeyes’ 19 playoff games from 2016-17, including all 12 playoff victories…combined 2.79 ERA with 28 strikeouts in 19.1 postseason innings for the Goldeyes…including the postseason, has pitched to a 1.78 ERA in 91.0 IP (18 ER) over 98 relief appearances since 2015 when having pitched on the previous calendar day…signed as an international free agent with the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2007…reached the Triple-A level in 2012, helping the Pacific Coast League’s Reno Aces win the Triple-A National Championship…has finished with more strikeouts than innings pitched in nine of the last 11 seasons…full name is Victor Manuel Capellan

2019
York (Atlantic/Ind.): 1-0 with a 1.69 ERA in 11 relief appearances for the Revolution…finished four games…10.2 innings pitched, allowing five hits, two walks, and zero home runs…struck out eight…did not allow an earned run in 10 of 11 relief appearances…helped the Revolution reach the Atlantic League playoffs

Winnipeg (American Association/Ind.): 1-1 with 27 saves and a 3.16 ERA for the Goldeyes in 46 relief appearances…finished 41 games…42.2 innings pitched, allowing 36 hits, 13 walks, and two home runs…struck out 53…finished second in the American Association in saves and tied for second in appearances…American Association All-Star…did not allow an earned run in 37 of 46 relief appearances…posted a 0.45 ERA over final 19 appearances (20.0 IP) from 7/19-9/2…set Goldeyes’ franchise record with his 38th save on 6/11 at Gary SouthShore, striking out one in 0.1 innings…converted a one-run save in four consecutive appearances from 6/21-6/26…broke American Association career appearances record with 221st on 7/8 vs. St. Paul, striking out one in 1.0 shutout inning while earning the save…struck out two in 1.1 scoreless relief innings on 7/19 at Kansas City…closed out the North Division’s victory at the American Association All-Star Game on 7/23 at CHS Field in St. Paul, striking out two in 1.0 scoreless inning…picked up the save and struck out four in 1.1 scoreless innings on 7/25 vs. Texas…set Goldeyes’ single-season save record with 23rd on 8/2 at Fargo-Moorhead, striking out one in 1.0 scoreless inning…struck out the side in 1.0 shutout relief inning on 8/6 vs. Lincoln…struck out the side and earned the save on 8/30 vs. Sioux Falls, pitching 1.0 scoreless inning

2018
Winnipeg (American Association/Ind.): 4-4 with 22 saves and a 3.23 ERA for the Goldeyes in 47 games, all of them in relief…finished 37 games…47.1 innings pitched, allowing 39 hits, 11 walks, and two home runs…struck out 53…second in the American Association in saves, tied for sixth in appearances, and tied for fifth in Wins Above Replacement (WAR) among relief pitchers (1.1)…22 saves also tied a Goldeyes’ single-season record that had stood since 2004…made 19 appearances when having pitched the previous calendar day, posting a 1.45 ERA (18.2 IP)…did not allow an earned run in 36 of 47 relief appearances…earned the save in first five appearances of the season from 5/20-5/29…struck out two in 1.0 shutout inning and picked up the save on 5/20 at Cleburne…earned the save in five straight appearances from 6/5-6/12…earned the save and struck out two in 1.0 shutout inning on 6/5 at Gary SouthShore…pitched 1.0 scoreless inning with two strikeouts while picking up the save on 6/12 vs. Gary SouthShore…struck out four and picked up the win in relief on 6/22 at St. Paul, allowing one earned run in 2.0 innings…struck out three in 2.0 scoreless relief innings on 7/10 vs. Sioux Falls…earned the save and struck out two in 1.0 shutout inning on 8/1 at Lincoln…threw 1.0 scoreless inning and struck out two while earning the save on 8/5 vs. Chicago…earned 20th save on 8/13 at Gary SouthShore, striking out one in 0.1 scoreless relief innings…became just the fourth pitcher in Goldeyes’ history to record 20 saves in one season…struck out two in 1.1 scoreless relief innings while earning the win on 8/29 vs. Fargo-Moorhead…tied Goldeyes’ single-season record with 22nd save on 8/30 vs. Fargo-Moorhead, pitching 1.0 shutout inning

2017
Winnipeg (American Association/Ind.): 4-4 with five saves and a 1.25 ERA for the Goldeyes in 50 games, all of them in relief…finished 15 games…50.1 innings pitched, allowing 35 hits, 13 walks, and zero home runs…struck out 75…ranked first in the American Association in appearances, and 31st in strikeouts despite pitching exclusively in relief…did not allow an earned run in 45 of 50 relief appearances…pitched more than 1.0 inning in 13 of 50 relief appearances…1.25 ERA ranks seventh all-time in American Association history for pitchers with at least 50.0 innings…held right-handed batters to a .183 average (142 AB)…held opposition to a .172 average with runners in scoring position (58 AB)…posted a 0.49 ERA in 18.1 innings over 19 relief appearances in which he pitched on the previous calendar day…allowed just one earned run over final 34 regular season appearances from 6/20-9/4 (36.2 IP, 0.25 ERA)…struck out two in 1.2 shutout relief innings on 5/27 at Wichita…struck out one in 1.0 scoreless relief inning and earned the save on 6/9 at Fargo-Moorhead…pitched 2.2 shutout relief innings with five strikeouts on 6/25 at St. Paul…struck out two in 1.2 scoreless relief innings on 7/23 at Kansas City…worked 1.2 scoreless relief innings while striking out one on 7/30 vs. Fargo-Moorhead…struck out three in 1.1 shutout relief innings on 8/2 at Sioux City…pitched 1.2 scoreless relief innings and struck out three on 8/9 at Sioux Falls…earned the win and struck out four in 2.0 shutout relief innings on 8/12 vs. Wichita…picked up the save on 8/14 vs. St. Paul, striking out two in 1.0 shutout relief inning…struck out four in 1.1 scoreless relief innings on 8/19 at Fargo-Moorhead…worked 1.1 scoreless relief innings and earned the win while striking out one on 8/25 vs. Sioux Falls…helped Goldeyes win the American Association championship…appeared in eight of the Goldeyes’ nine playoff games, including all six victories…0-1 record with a 3.72 ERA in 9.2 playoff innings, while striking out 13…struck out one in 1.0 shutout relief inning in Game One of the American Association Division Series on 9/6 at Lincoln…struck out two in 1.0 shutout relief inning in Game Three of the American Association Division Series on 9/9 vs. Lincoln…struck out three in 1.1 scoreless relief innings in clinching Game Four of the American Association Division Series on 9/10 vs. Lincoln…recorded final six outs and struck out three in 2.0 shutout relief innings in Game Two of the American Association Championship Series on 9/14 at Wichita…pitched 1.0 scoreless relief inning with one strikeout in Game Four of the American Association Championship Series on 9/18 vs. Wichita…recorded final three outs of clinching Game Five of the American Association Championship Series on 9/20 vs. Wichita with 1.0 shutout relief inning

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…American Association All-Star as a member of Joplin…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

2013
Aguascalientes (Mexican/AAA): Made four relief appearances for the Rieleros, going 0-1…finished two games…allowed 10 earned runs in 4.0 innings pitched…allowed 13 hits, two walks, and three home runs…struck out three

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 glad to have Victor back for 2020. He’s coming off a tremendous season. Victor has been one of the most reliable relievers since entering the American Association, and as an organization, we have been very fortunate to have him.