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Wirfin Obispo

Wirfin Obispo 44 P

Colorado Springs Sky Sox

  • Status: Released
  • Full Name: Wirfin Yobany Obispo
  • Age: 30 (September 26, 1984)
  • Birthplace: San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 215
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Wirfin Obispo Stats Summary

Wirfin Obispo Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
July 25, 2015 Colorado Springs Sky Sox released RHP Wirfin Obispo.
June 1, 2015 RHP Wirfin Obispo assigned to Colorado Springs Sky Sox from Biloxi Shuckers.
April 6, 2015 RHP Wirfin Obispo assigned to Biloxi Shuckers from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
March 11, 2015 RHP Wirfin Obispo assigned to Milwaukee Brewers.
January 28, 2015 RHP Wirfin Obispo assigned to Dominican Republic.
December 7, 2014 RHP Wirfin Obispo assigned to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
December 2, 2014 Milwaukee Brewers signed free agent RHP Wirfin Obispo to a minor league contract.
August 21, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates sent RHP Wirfin Obispo outright to Indianapolis Indians.
August 13, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates designated RHP Wirfin Obispo for assignment.
June 1, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates claimed RHP Wirfin Obispo off waivers from Atlanta Braves.
June 1, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned RHP Wirfin Obispo to Indianapolis Indians.
May 31, 2014 Atlanta Braves designated RHP Wirfin Obispo for assignment.
March 14, 2014 Atlanta Braves optioned RHP Wirfin Obispo to Gwinnett Braves.
November 1, 2013 Atlanta Braves selected the contract of Wirfin Obispo from Gwinnett Braves.
November 5, 2012 Atlanta Braves signed free agent RHP Wirfin Obispo to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2012 RHP Wirfin Obispo elected free agency.
June 23, 2012 RHP Wirfin Obispo assigned to Pensacola Blue Wahoos from Louisville Bats.
May 12, 2012 Wirfin Obispo assigned to Louisville Bats from Pensacola Blue Wahoos.
April 24, 2012 Wirfin Obispo assigned to Pensacola Blue Wahoos from Billings Mustangs.
April 1, 2012 Wirfin Obispo assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
April 1, 2012 Wirfin Obispo assigned to Louisville Bats.
February 2, 2012 Cincinnati Reds signed free agent RHP Wirfin Obispo to a minor league contract.
October 16, 2009 RHP Wirfin Obispo assigned to Estrellas de Oriente.
March 12, 2007 DSL Reds released RHP Wirfin Obispo.
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Wirfin Obispo Awards and Honors

Wirfin Obispo  44 P

Wirfin Obispo
  • Full Name: Wirfin Yobany Obispo
  • Born: September 26, 1984
  • Age: 30
  • Birthplace: San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 215

2013: Spent the entire season with Gwinnett, his first in the Braves' organization...Led the International League with 54 relief appearances...Ranked among Gwinnett team leaders in appearances (1st, 54), holds (T-1st, 7), saves (2nd, 9), WHIP for a reliever (2nd, 1.27), games finished (2nd, 22) and strikeouts (5th, 70)...Posted a staff-best 17.2-inning scoreless streak over 14 outings from 5/20-6/26, recording one win and two saves in that span...After starting 0-for-2 in save chances, converted nine straight save opportunities from 6/18-8/31, the longest saves streak on the club in 2013...Stranded 13 of 20 inherited runners (65.0% stranded rate) for the season...Struck out a season-high four batters twice, 6/7 vs. Rochester (3.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER) and 7/20 vs. Indianapolis (1.2 IP, 2 H, 0 ER)...Recorded wins on 5/27 at Syracuse (1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER) and 8/13 vs. Durham (1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER)...Held IL opponents to a .204 batting average (46-for-226)...Left-handers hit just .188 (15-for-80, 0 HR, 10 RBI) against him, right-handers hit .212 (31-for-146, 3 HR, 12 RBI)...Collected a season-best six saves (6-for-6) in the month of August, going 1-1 with a 2.92 ERA (4 ER in 12.0 IP) in 13 outings...Following the season, made 20 relief appearances with Estrellas de Oriente of the Dominican Winter League, going 1-1 with a 3.43 ERA (8 ER in 21.0 IP) and two saves (2-for-2)...Added to the Atlanta Braves' 40-man roster for the first time on 11/1.

PERSONAL: Claimed off waivers from ATL & assigned to Indianapolis (6/3)...Was originally signed by Boston as a non-drafted free agent on 1/20/02...played in the Dominican Summer League as a shortstop before he was released on 11/3/03.SIGNED BY: Johnny Almaraz...OBTAINED: Signed as a released player on 1/23/04.