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Wirfin Obispo

Wirfin Obispo 36 P

Indianapolis Indians

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Wirfin Yobany Obispo
  • Age: 29 (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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Wirfin Obispo Awards and Honors

Wirfin Obispo  36 P

  • Full Name: Wirfin Yobany Obispo
  • Born: September 26, 1984
  • Age: 29
  • 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.