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Elvis Araujo

Elvis Araujo 30 P

Frederick Keys

  • Status: Released
  • Full Name: Elvis Alejandro Araujo
  • Age: 27 (July 15, 1991)
  • Birthplace: Maracaibo, Venezuela
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6' 7" Wt: 275
  • MLB Debut: 05/05/2015
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Elvis Araujo Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
July 26, 2018 Frederick Keys released LHP Elvis Araujo.
July 9, 2018 Frederick Keys activated LHP Elvis Araujo from the 7-day disabled list.
May 31, 2018 Frederick Keys placed LHP Elvis Araujo on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 30, 2018. Left pectoral injury.
May 3, 2018 LHP Elvis Araujo assigned to Frederick Keys.
February 1, 2018 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent LHP Elvis Araujo to a minor league contract.
January 5, 2017 LHP Elvis Araujo elected free agency.
December 23, 2016 Miami Marlins designated LHP Elvis Araujo for assignment.
November 18, 2016 Miami Marlins claimed LHP Elvis Araujo off waivers from Philadelphia Phillies.
October 3, 2016 Philadelphia Phillies recalled LHP Elvis Araujo from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
August 17, 2016 Philadelphia Phillies optioned LHP Elvis Araujo to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
August 9, 2016 Philadelphia Phillies recalled Elvis Araujo from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
August 5, 2016 Philadelphia Phillies optioned LHP Elvis Araujo to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
August 4, 2016 Philadelphia Phillies recalled Elvis Araujo from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
June 27, 2016 Philadelphia Phillies optioned LHP Elvis Araujo to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
April 14, 2016 Philadelphia Phillies recalled Elvis Araujo from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
March 28, 2016 Philadelphia Phillies optioned LHP Elvis Araujo to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
November 2, 2015 Elvis Araujo roster status changed by Philadelphia Phillies.
September 4, 2015 Philadelphia Phillies transferred LHP Elvis Araujo from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Strained left groin
August 28, 2015 Philadelphia Phillies placed LHP Elvis Araujo on the 15-day disabled list. Strained left groin
May 3, 2015 Philadelphia Phillies recalled LHP Elvis Araujo from Reading Fightin Phils.
March 21, 2015 Philadelphia Phillies optioned LHP Elvis Araujo to Reading Fightin Phils.
November 13, 2014 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent Elvis Araujo.
July 5, 2014 Elvis Araujo assigned to Akron RubberDucks from Carolina Mudcats.
September 15, 2013 Carolina Mudcats activated LHP Elvis Araujo from the 7-day disabled list.
May 12, 2013 Carolina Mudcats placed LHP Elvis Araujo on the 7-day disabled list. Strained left shoulder.
May 4, 2013 Carolina Mudcats activated LHP Elvis Araujo from the 7-day disabled list.
April 4, 2013 LHP Elvis Araujo assigned to Carolina Mudcats from Lake County Captains.
April 2, 2012 Elvis Araujo assigned to Lake County Captains from Mahoning Valley Scrappers.
August 26, 2011 Elvis Araujo assigned to Mahoning Valley Scrappers from AZL Indians.
August 30, 2010 Elvis Araujo roster status changed by AZL Indians.
June 21, 2010 AZL Indians placed LHP Elvis Araujo on the 7-day disabled list.
June 21, 2009 LHP Elvis Araujo assigned to AZL Indians.
July 16, 2007 Cleveland Indians signed free agent LHP Elvis Araujo to a minor league contract.
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Elvis Araujo Awards and Honors

Elvis Araujo  30 P

Elvis Araujo
  • Full Name: Elvis Alejandro Araujo
  • Born: July 15, 1991
  • Age: 27
  • Birthplace: Maracaibo, Venezuela
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 7"
  • Weight: 275
  • MLB Debut: 05/05/2015

2017: Pitched for the Chunchi Dragons of the Japan Central League, where he pitched in six games (zero starts)... Posted a 1-0 record with a 6.48 ERA (6 ER, 8.1 IP) and six strikeouts for the Dragons... Went 0-2 with a 3.77 ERA in 11 games (six starts) for Zulia in the Venezuelan Winter League
2016: Split the season between Philadelphia and Triple-A Lehigh Valley...Went 2-1 with a 5.60 ERA in 32 relief outings for the Phillies...Struck out 29 in 27.1 innings pitched for the Phillies...Allowed just three of 16 inherited runners to score...23 of his 32 appearances with Philadelphia were scoreless...Held MLB hitters to a .212 average (7-33) with RISP...Went 1-0 with one save and a 2.18 ERA in 18 relief appearances with Lehigh Valley, holding International League batters to a .195 average...Stranded all eight runners he inherited with the IronPigs.
2015: Was signed by the Phillies as a free agent on 11/13... Began the season with Double-A Reading where he was 1-2 with a 7.45 ERA (8 ER, 9.2 IP), 11 strikeouts, and six walks... Was promoted to the Phillies on 5/2 and made his MLB debut on 5/5 where he struck out two in 1.0 inning of work... Did not allow a run in his first five appearances with the Phillies... Did not allow a hit to 38 consecutive batters from 7/11 to 8/26 which is the longest streak for a pitcher since Antonio Bastardo in 2011 (41)... Ended his season on the 15-day disabled list with a groin strain.
2014: Began the season with Class-A Carolina in the Indians farm system... Had a 2.25 ERA (7 ER, 28.0 IP) in 23 of his 25 outings with Carolina; allowed six ER in 1.0 IP in the other two games...Was promoted to Double-A Akron on 7/5 where he had 2.57 ERA (6 ER, 21.0 IP) in 18 relief appearances... Had an average of 9.0 SO/9 IP (50 K, 50.0 IP) between both teams. 
2013: Pitched in just two games for Class-A Carolina due to left shoulder injuries... Struck out eight in 9.2 innings in 2013.
2012: Pitched the entire season with Class-A Lake County of the Indians organization...Finished T-1st in the Midwest League in starts (28)...Did not allow a home run in 12 straight starts from 5/29 to 8/1...Finished with a 7-10 record with a 5.00 ERA (75 ER, 135.0 IP)... Set a career-high with eight strikeouts on 8/18 against Lansing.
2011: Returned to baseball after a two-year absence from elbow surgery... Started the season in the Arizona League with the AZL Indians where he led the league in wins (9), T-1st in opponent's AVG (.228), 3rd in ERA (2.86), and T-4th in innings pitched (63.0)... Started two games for Class-A Mahoning Valley where he registered a 8.10 ERA (6 ER, 6.2 IP) with five strikeouts... Was named an Arizona League Postseason All-Star.
2010: Did not pitch after undergoing Tommy John surgery. 
2009: Missed the 2009 season with an elbow sprain in his left elbow. 
2008: Made his professional debut in the Dominican Summer League with the DSL Indians... Went 4-2 with a 1.89 ERA (12 ER, 57.0 IP) and 37 strikeouts... Earned his first professional win 6/20 after not allowing a hit and walking one in 5.0 innings of work against the DSL Diamondbacks/Reds.
PERSONAL: Elvis Alejandro Araújo was signed by the Orioles as a minor league free agent on 2/7/18...Last name is pronounced uh-RAH-ho...Originally signed by the Cleveland Indians as an undrafted free agent on 7/16/07.