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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

External links[edit]

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240 news items

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 ...
Kansas City Star
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:22:30 -0700

Schuster was claimed Tuesday in an attempt by the Royals to retain another outfielder who is out of options: Carlos Peguero. By claiming Schuster, the Royals could designate Peguero for assignment, which put him into a 10-day holding period. He does ...
Lyndy's Sports Annuals
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:48:45 -0700

The move to claim Schuster was more a ruse for the Royals to hopefully keep outfielder Carlos Peguero, who was designated for assignment. The Royals like Peguero's power potential, a .972 OPS in 32 spring at-bats, and believe they had a better chance ...


Austin American-Statesman
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:22:30 -0700

The Storm Chasers scored their next three runs in the sixth inning on Carlos Peguero's double and hits from Brian Fletcher and Matt Fields. Peguero's double to right scored Christian Colon, who had singled. Fletcher's single scored Peguero from second ...
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 15:28:21 -0700

After Jimmy Paredes flied out and Carlos Peguero struck out, Matt Fields doubled in Eibner. Alfredo Figaro replaced Michael Blazek to face Paulo Orlando, who singled home Colon. Mike Fliers (2-0) got the win and P.J. Walters (0-1) took the loss. Both ...
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:35:15 -0700

DETROIT TIGERS — Optioned RHP Hernan Perez to Toledo (IL). KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Claimed LHP Patrick Schuster off waivers from San Diego. Designated OF Carlos Peguero for assignment. LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Selected the contract of INF ...


Boston Herald
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 05:04:07 -0700

Making his fifth start of the spring, Lincecum gave up home runs to Salvador Perez, Jason Donald and Carlos Peguero. The right-hander also struck out seven and walked one in 4 2-3 innings. Brandon Crawford sparked San Francisco's eight-run sixth with a ...

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