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Carlos Peguero
Carlos Peguero on May 10, 2011.jpg
Peguero with the Seattle Mariners
Kansas City Royals
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 in the Kansas City Royals orgaanization. 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]


On October 19, 2013, Peguero's wife Maria was charged with three counts of wire fraud after allegedly making $180,000 in online purchases with the debit card belonging to teammate Félix Hernández's wife.[5] Carlos Peguero told investigators he was unaware of any fraudulent purchases, believing his wife's brother worked for Saks Fifth Avenue, with whom the fraudulent purchases were made.[6] On February 7, 2014, Maria Peguero pleaded guilty to three counts of wire fraud.[7] On June 24, Maria Peguero was sentenced to a year and a day in prison.[8]


  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
  5. ^ Carter, Mike (October 18, 2013). "Wife of Felix Hernandez a victim of big theft by another M’s wife?". Seattle Times. Retrieved June 25, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Felix Hernandez's wife victim of fraud". ESPN.com. Associated Press. October 19, 2013. Retrieved June 25, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Ex-Mariner’s wife gets prison for stealing from Felix Hernandez’s wife". Seattle Times. June 23, 2014. Retrieved June 25, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Wife of former Mariners player sentenced for fraud". ESPN.com. Associated Press. June 24, 2014. Retrieved June 25, 2014. 

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Kings of Kauffm
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:00:55 -0700

Luckily for the Royals, Carlos Peguero did clear waivers, and he's been doing some serious damage in Omaha. For the season, Peguero is batting .273/.352/.574 with 27 home runs, all while playing in only 92 games. An injury cost him about three weeks' ...
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:45:00 -0700

Carlos Peguero has fond memories of the Seattle organization and his time in Tacoma. He misses some of his old friends and coaches and is thankful for the opportunity the Mariners gave him to make his Major League debut. As for the imposing 29-foot ...
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:26:15 -0700

Omaha lost at Tacoma for the first time since 2009, snapping a 10-game winning streak at Cheney Stadium. Carlos Peguero continued his home run barrage with a solo shot against his former club. Peguero leads all minor league players with 13 home runs in ...
The Seattle Times (blog)
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:56:15 -0700

Gabe Noriega went 4-for-4 with a double, John Hicks hit a two-run homer and Justin Smoak had two key hit in the win. Walker gave up a pair of homers in the fourth inning, one to old teammate Carlos Peguero and the other to Rainier Beach alum Matt Fields.
Amazin' Avenue
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:00:00 -0700

Back-to-back-to-back singles scored a fifth run, and an Andrew Brown sac fly scored the teams' sixth run, knocking Lamb out of the game. The Storm Chasers recouped one run in the bottom of the inning, as Carlos Peguero hit his 26th home run of the year.
Vermillion Plain Talk
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 15:41:15 -0700

OMAHA, Neb. – Carlos Peguero powered the Omaha Storm Chasers (68-60) to a 4-0 win over the Las Vegas 51s (72-58), belting two long balls for his third multi-homer game of 2014. The win puts the Chasers up 2.0 games on the Iowa Cubs in the American ...
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:52:30 -0700

Carlos Peguero homered twice and drove in all four runs for Omaha (69-61). He hit five home runs in the final three games of the series and has 27 this season. Las Vegas now returns to Cashman Field for its final homestand of the season. The team will ...
Omaha World-Herald
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:02:03 -0700

Carlos Peguero added a three-run homer — his 19th blast of the season — in the seventh inning after the Sky Sox had rallied to tie the game at 5. Omaha batted around in an eight-run ninth inning to put the game out of reach. All eight runs came with ...

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