Pedro Severino is a professional baseball player from the Dominican Republic. He plays in Major League Baseball for the Milwaukee Brewers. He has also played for the Washington Nationals and the Baltimore Orioles.
Severino was born Pedro Severino De Leon on July 20, 1993. His hometown is Bonao in the Dominican Republic. He stands 185 cm tall and his last listed weight is 106 kilograms. He is a catcher and he is right-handed, batting and throwing with his right hand.
He started playing in the MLB for the Washington Nationals.
He was signed by the Washington Nationals in 2010 as a catcher, receiving a signing bonus of $55,000.00. He debuted with the Gulf Coast Nationals. He struggled because of the language barrier. He started learning English and he repeated a season with Gulf Coast in 2012.
Other teams he has played for include the Hagerstown Suns and the Potomac Nationals. He was later assigned by the Nationals to play in the Arizona Fall League. He would later play for the Harrisburg Senators and the Syracuse Chiefs.
He was called up to play in the majors in April 2016. In 2017, he appeared in a total of 17 games for the Nationals.
In 2019, the Baltimore Orioles claimed him off waivers and he replaced Jesus Sucre as the starting catcher for the team. In 2021, he played a total of 113 games for the Orioles. The team later decided to demote him to play for the Norfolk Tides. When he rejected this, he became a free agent.
In 2021, he was signed by the Milwaukee Brewers for a one-year contract worth $1.9 million.