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Carlos Peguero
Carlos Peguero on May 10, 2011.jpg
Kansas City Royals – No. 7
Left fielder
Born: (1987-02-22) February 22, 1987 (age 27)
Hondo Valle, Dominican Republic
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
April 19, 2011 for the Seattle Mariners
Career statistics
(through 2013 season)
Batting average .195
Home runs 9
Runs batted in 27

Carlos Angel Peguero (born February 22, 1987) is a professional baseball left fielder for the Kansas City Royals. He signed as a non-drafted free agent on January 20, 2005 by Mariners scouts Patrick Guerrero and Bob Engle. He is married to Pedro Borbón's youngest daughter, Maria Jacqueline Borbón.

Professional career[edit]

Seattle Mariners[edit]

He started his professional career in 2005 with the Dominican Summer League where he batted .251 in 59 games. In 2006 he finished tied for first in home runs with seven, tied for second in triples with seven, second in extra base hits with 24 and tied for ninth in average with .313 in the Arizona League. He hit safely in 23 of 34 games. He hit home runs in second at-bat of the season on June 23 against the Arizona League Angels. He went 3-for-4 with two runs, two home runs and two RBIs on June 30. He hit three home runs in a five game span from July 29 to August 2. He recorded 11 multi-hit games, including three three-hit games and a season-high four hits on August 1. He had four games with season-high three RBIs. On August 8 he was promoted to the Rookie-level Everett AquaSox. At the end of the season he participated in the Mariners Arizona Fall League.

In 2007 Peguero appeared in 79 games with the Single-A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. He hit .407 during seven-game hitting streak from May 4 to the 9. He went 3-for-5 with four RBIs on May 12. He recorded season-high eight-game hit streak, hitting .364, from June 11 to the 21. He knocked in a career-high seven RBIs, going 3-for-5 with a two-run double, a three-run double and a three-run homer on June 15 against the Cedar Rapids Kernels. He was on the disabled list with a left elbow strain from July 31 the end of the season. He was named Wisconsin's Most Valuable Player by the Seattle Mariners. He participated in the Mariners 2007 Arizona Fall League. He also played in the Dominican Winter League.

Peguero spent the 2008 season with High Desert. He had 17 multi-RBI games, including a season-high four RBIs on April 3. He recorded a season-high four hits on June 17. He was placed on the disabled list on July 17 for the remainder of the season, with a sprained left wrist. He participated in the Mariners Advance Development League in Peoria, Arizona.

Kansas City Royals[edit]

The Kansas City Royals acquired Peguero from the Seattle Mariners on January 29, 2014 for cash considerations.[1][2] The Royals designated him for assignment on March 25, 2014, after they acquired Patrick Schuster off of waivers,[3] in the hopes that Peguero would clear waivers so they could assign him to the Omaha Storm Chasers.[4]


  1. ^ "Mariners trade Peguero, add Baker". Associated Press. ESPN.com. January 29, 2014. Retrieved January 29, 2014. 
  2. ^ Adams, Steve (January 29, 2014). "Royals Acquire Carlos Peguero, Designate Everett Teaford". MLB Trade Rumors. Retrieved January 29, 2014. 
  3. ^ McCullough, Andy (March 25, 2014). "New Royal lefty Patrick Schuster will challenge for the No. 7 reliever spot". KansasCity.com. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  4. ^ http://www.kansascity.com/2014/03/25/4915135/new-royal-lefty-patrick-schuster.html

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Kansas City Star
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 11:38:35 -0700

April 2. By ANDY McCULLOUGH. The Kansas City Star. DETROIT — The Royals' gambit to retain outfielder Carlos Peguero paid off on Wednesday afternoon. He cleared waivers and received an assignment to Class AAA Omaha.

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Kansas City Star
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:48:27 -0700

To do so, they removed Carlos Peguero from the roster. The maneuver had less to do with Schuster, who has never pitched above Class A, than Peguero. The outfielder impressed a segment of the team's front office this spring. After acquiring him for cash ...
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:06:13 -0700

Carlos Peguero hit a solo homer in the third. NW Arkansas Naturals (5-13). Northwest Arkansas 3, Springfield 2. WP: Malcom Culver (2-1) HR: Lane Adams (1), Mark Threlkeld (3). Mark Threlkeld hit a walk-off homer with two away in the ninth, lifting the ...
Kansas City Star
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:29:41 -0700

Left fielder Carlos Peguero hit a solo homer, while right fielder Melky Mesa and center fielder Paulo Orlando both had a pair of hits. **Left-hander Matt Tenuta scattered five hits over seven innings with one walk and two strikeouts as Class A ...


Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:48:45 -0700

Carlos Peguero hit his second homer of the season, a solo shot in the third, while Melky Mesa and Jason Donald also collected RBI hits. Matt Fields broke out of the 0-for-13 slump that followed his 14-game hitting streak with a triple, matching his ...
Sat, 05 Apr 2014 11:24:20 -0700

That puts him in limbo for 10 days, the same fate that befell outfielder Carlos Peguero recently. Peguero eventually got through the 10-day period and was assigned to Omaha. With Ciriaco out, that means the Royals' only backup infielder is Danny ...
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:15:00 -0700

Johnny Giavotella dashed home on a wild pitch in the 10th as Omaha knotted the series at a game apiece. Giavotella was 3-for-4 plus two walks and two runs. He's batting .400 (14-for-35) with Omaha. Carlos Peguero added three hits, a walk and a run.
Austin American-Statesman
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:09:49 -0700

Carlos Peguero's home run in the bottom of the sixth inning turned out to be the game-winner for the Omaha Storm Chasers as they slipped past the Round Rock Express 3-2 on Friday night in Omaha, Neb. The home run came just an inning after the Storm ...

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