Alfredo Aceves Martínez was born on December 8, 1982 in San Luis Río Colorado, Sonora, Mexico. He is a Major relief pitcher for the New York Yankees.

Alfredo is 6’ 3”, weighs 220 pounds, and bats and throws right.

Mexican LeaguesAlfredo pitched in the Mexican League for six seasons, for the Yucatán Leones and the Sultanes de Monterrey.

Team New York Yankees New York Yankees
Position Pitcher
Born 8 Dec 1982
Nationality Mexico Mexico
Nickname Paton
Team History
New York Yankees New York Yankees 2008 - present

He then signed with the New York Yankees as a free agent, and began 2008 with the Class A Tampa Yankees. He was then promoted to the AA Trenton Thunder and then to the AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Despite going a combined 8-6 on those farm teams, Alfredo had a 2.62 ERA and was called up to the Yankees on August 28, 2008.

On August 31, he made his major league debut, becameing the 106th major-league player to have been born in México, pitching two scoreless innings in relief.

After pitching effectively through his first few relief appearances, Aceves was moved to the rotation in replacement of Darrell Rasner.

In his first career start, on September 9, 2008, he pitched seven innings of one-run ball with two strikeouts against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, and recorded the win.

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