|Milwaukee Brewers — No. 12|
|Born: November 28, 1983|
|Bats: Switch||Throws: Right|
|Major League Baseball debut|
|May 23, 2006 for the Milwaukee Brewers|
|Selected MLB statistics|
(through May 26, 2008)
|Earned Run Average||4. In Baseball or Softball, a starting pitcher, often abbreviated as starter, is the Pitcher who pitches the first pitch to the first batter of For the town in Argentina, see 28 de Noviembre. Events Year 1983 ( MCMLXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar) Events 1430 - Siege of Compiègne: Joan of Arc is captured by the Burgundians while leading an army to relieve Compiègne Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. A win is a Statistic in Major League Baseball credited to the Pitcher for the winning team who was in the game when his team last took the lead In Baseball statistics, earned run average ( ERA) is the Mean of Earned runs given up by a Pitcher per nine Innings pitched 38|
Carlos Manuel Villanueva (born November 28, 1983 in Santiago, Dominican Republic) is a right-handed pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers Major League Baseball team. In Baseball or Softball, a strikeout or strike out (denoted by SO or K) occurs when a batter receives three strikes The Milwaukee Brewers are a Major League Baseball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which plays in the Central Division of the National League 2006 Major League Baseball season|2006 Nippon Professional Baseball season Headline Event of the Year The 2006 World Baseball Classic is a surprise success Santiago is a province of the Dominican Republic. Santiago is the heart of the country The Milwaukee Brewers are a Major League Baseball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which plays in the Central Division of the National League After being signed by the Giants in 2002, Villanueva was traded to the Brewers for pitchers Wayne Franklin and Leo Estrella. The San Francisco Giants are a Major League Baseball team based in, that currently play in the National League West Division. Gary Wayne Franklin (born March 9, 1974 in Wilmington Delaware) is an American Major League Baseball pitcher for the independent York As he worked his way through the Brewers' farm system, Villanueva was called up to the Brewers from Double-A Huntsville on May 22, 2006. Events 334 BC - The Greek army of Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of the Granicus. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. He made his Major League debut against the Cincinnati Reds on May 23, 2006, pitching a scoreless inning. The Cincinnati Reds are a Major League Baseball team based in Cincinnati Ohio, USA Events 1430 - Siege of Compiègne: Joan of Arc is captured by the Burgundians while leading an army to relieve Compiègne After being optioned back to the minors, Villanueva was recalled again, making his first career Major League start for the Brewers against the Reds.
After a successful 2006 campaign, Villanueva entered Spring Training in competition for the Brewers fifth spot in the starting rotation. In Major League Baseball, spring training is a series of practices and exhibition games preceding the start of the Regular season. Despite pitching well, he lost the job to Claudio Vargas. Claudio Vargas Almonte (born on June 19, 1978 in Valverde Mao, Dominican Republic) is a Major League Baseball Starting pitcher Instead, manager Ned Yost elected to put Villanueva into the bullpen as a middle relief pitcher. Edgar Frederick "Ned" Yost III (born August 19, 1955, in Eureka California) is a former Major League Baseball Catcher Villanueva pitched well in his new role and was occasionally used as a long relief pitcher when Elmer Dessens was placed on the DL. Elmer Dessens Jusaino (born January 13, 1971 in Hermosillo Mexico) is a Major League Baseball Pitcher for the Atlanta Braves On July 2, Villanueva was 6-0 with a 2. Events 310 - Pope Miltiades is elected 626 - In fear of assassination Li Shimin ambushes and kills his rival 64 ERA. Despite his great record, Villanueva was accustomed to only being used as a starting pitcher, and had never appeared in more than 25 games in his professional career. Through July and August, he posted a 1-3 record with an ERA of over 9, perhaps a sign of being overworked. Despite his struggles, he was still being used as a middle relief pitcher. On August 20, after pitching 3 perfect innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks and picking up his first career save, he was optioned to the Triple-A Nashville Sounds to make two starts to "polish up" for a September call up when the rosters expand. Events 636 - Battle of Yarmouk: Arab forces led by Khalid ibn al-Walid take control of Syria and Palestine The Arizona Diamondbacks (also referred to as the D-backs) are a professional baseball team based in Phoenix Arizona. In Baseball, a save (abbreviated SV or S) is credited to a Pitcher who finishes a game for the winning team under certain prescribed circumstances The Nashville Sounds are a Minor league baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL and are the Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers As of September 25, he has appeared in 57 games, pitching 106. 2 innings.