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Yovani Gallardo

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WT: 210 lbs. HT: 6-2
BATS: Right THROWS: Right
BORN: Feb. 27, 1986
BIRTHPLACE: Michoacan, Mexico

Game 1 starter after finishing on a terror, striking out 36 batters in his final three starts and walking just three. … Has cut walks from 4.6 per nine in 2009 to 3.6 to 2.6. … Went 10-2, 3.00 at home, 7-8, 4.05 on the road. … Throws fastball, slider and curve. … Can swing the bat a bit: .218 career hitter with nine home runs.

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SPLITS G IP BB SO W L WHIP ERA
Career 269 1585.2 599 1429 107 83 1.343.80