1992 - 1996
BiographyPedro Felix Borbón Marte was born on November 15, 1967, in Mao, Valverde, Dominican Republic. He is a former major league left handed mainly relief pitcher who batted right handed. Pedro played in the majors for nine seasons; he played for the Atlanta Braves, 1992-1996, the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1999, the Toronto Blue Jays 2000-2002, the Houston Astros in 2002 and the St. Louis Cardinals in 2003. Borbón was signed as an un-drafted free agent out of Ranger Junior College in 1988 by the Chicago White Sox and was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on October 2, 1992, with the Atlanta Braves. Borbón's father, Pedro Borbón was also a major league pitcher who played from 1969-1980.
Braves Career HighlightsPedro gave up 27 earned runs in 72 innings pitched out of the bullpen for the Braves. He was a member of the 1995 World Series Championship Braves team. 1995:
Pedro pitched an important inning for the Braves in the 1995 World Series, in the 4th game of the series when the Braves were leading 2 games to 1 over the Cleveland Indians. The Braves were leading the game going into 9th inning, but the closer, Mark Wohlers, appeared shaky and allowed a run to score without recording any outs. Borbón, Jr. was sent in to relieve Wohlers and he quickly retired three straight batters to save the game for Atlanta, thus putting them up 3 games to 1 in the series.
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