Esmerling Vasquez is a professional baseball player from the Dominican Republic who plays as a pitcher. A free agent in 2003, the Arizona Diamondbacks picked him up and put him into the organization’s structure to gain experience. Vasquez played in the AA-Division for the Mobile BayBears in 2007. With a 10-6 record and a 2.99 ERA, Vasquez played every single of the 29 games in the division. He was named the Diamondbacks’ Minor League Pitcher of the Year and the team decided to buy out his contract in 2007.