Carlos Silva
Carlos Silva

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Name: Carlos Silva
Occupation: Baseball Player
Gender: Male
Birth Day: April 23, 1979
Age: 41
Country: Venezuela
Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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Carlos Silva

Carlos Silva was born on April 23, 1979 in Venezuela (41 years old). Carlos Silva is a Baseball Player, zodiac sign: Taurus. @ plays for the team . Find out Carlos Silvanet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Brief Info

Former MLB pitcher best remembered for his days with teams like the Minnesota Twins and Seattle Mariners. Carlos Silva also represented his native Venezuela at the 2006 World Baseball Classic.

Trivia

During his 2005 season with the Twins, Carlos Silva set an MLB record by allowing just .43 walks per 9 innings.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

Undisclosed

Salary 2020

Not known

Before Fame

Carlos Silva signed with the Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur in 1996 but was not called up to the majors until 2002.

Biography Timeline

1996

Silva signed with the Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur free agent in 1996. He made his Major League debut in 2002, pitching the entire season out of the bullpen. Silva appeared in 68 games for the Phillies, going 5-0 with a 3.21 ERA and 41 strikeouts. In 2003, he went 3-1 despite an ERA of 4.43 in 62 games and 1 start.

2003

In December 2003, the Twins acquired Silva from Philadelphia along with Nick Punto and Bobby Korecky in exchange for Eric Milton, who had been a staple of the Minnesota rotation since 1998.

2004

With the Twins, Silva made a successful conversion from reliever to starter, in one of the biggest surprises in the 2004 season. He posted a 14–8 mark in 203 innings pitched and finished second in the rotation behind Cy Young winner Johan Santana. In 2005, he induced more double plays (34) than any other pitcher in the majors. In 2005, he set the record for fewest walks allowed per 9 innings in the modern era with an average of .43 BB/9 innings. On May 20, 2005, Silva set a record since 1957 for the fewest pitches thrown (74) in a nine-inning complete game.

2006

In May 2006, Silva was demoted to the bullpen after struggling through the beginning of the season. In June, he re-entered the rotation when the struggling # 5 starter, Scott Baker, was demoted to the Twins' Triple-A team in Rochester. He gave up a major-league-worst 1.90 home runs per 9 innings, giving up 38—more than any other major league pitcher, and had a major-league-worst batting average against of .326. In both 2005 and 2006 Silva gave up more home runs than walks in each season becoming one of 15 pitchers that qualified for the ERA title to accomplish.

Through 2006, Silva posted a 42–32 record with 306 strikeouts and a 4.35 ERA in 743 innings. In 2007, Silva started as the fifth starter behind Johan Santana, Boof Bonser, Ramón Ortiz, and Sidney Ponson. In his final season with the Twins, Silva finished 13-14 in 33 starts with a career high 89 strikeouts.

2007

Silva allowed Frank Thomas's 500th career home run on June 28, 2007 at the Metrodome.

On December 20, 2007, he signed a four-year contract with the Seattle Mariners believed to be somewhere between $44 million and $48 million.

2008

In his first full season as a Mariner, Silva posted the worst ERA for a full-time starter in 2008 with a 6.46 ERA in 28 starts. He also spent time on the DL with a sore elbow. He finished 4-15 as he managed to win just one game after the month of April.

2009

On December 18, 2009 Silva was traded along with $9 million to the Chicago Cubs for outfielder Milton Bradley. Silva appeared to have turned his career around early in 2010, becoming the first Cubs starter since 1967 to begin a season with an 8–0 record. However, his success was very limited for the remainder of the season, and he was cut from the Cubs towards the end of spring training in 2011.

2011

On April 9, 2011, the New York Yankees signed Silva to a minor league deal. He was released on July 2.

2012

On January 3, 2012, Silva signed a minor league deal with the Boston Red Sox. He was released on March 17.

Family Life

Carlos Silva has a son named Justin and a daughter named Gabriella.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Carlos Silva is 41 years, 10 months and 13 days old. Carlos Silva will celebrate 42nd birthday on a Friday 23rd of April 2021. Below we countdown to Carlos Silva upcoming birthday.

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