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Jose Ascanio • P
Ht/Wt:5'11", 195 lbs.
Born:May 2, 1985 (38 yrs) in Maracay, VEN
Experience:4 years
Drafted:Signed by Atlanta in 2001.
Bats:R
Throws:R
Movements & Injuries
2011
12/13/2011 Signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers to a minor league contract.
6/14/2011 Outrighted to Indianapolis (AAA).
6/07/2011 Designated for assignment by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
5/11/2011 Missed 36 games (right elbow injury).
3/31/2011 Right elbow injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 22nd, 2011).
3/03/2011 Re-signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a one-year contract.
2010
11/03/2010 Missed 162 games (right labrum surgery).
4/04/2010 Right labrum surgery, late September (retroactive to March 26th, 2010).
2009
9/24/2009 Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (right shoulder tendinitis).
8/15/2009 Right shoulder tendinitis, early September (retroactive to August 12th, 2009).
8/07/2009 Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA).
7/30/2009 Acquired from the Chicago Cubs.
6/30/2009 Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
5/10/2009 Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
3/24/2009 Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2/25/2009 Re-signed by the Chicago Cubs to a one-year contract.
2008
7/04/2008 Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
6/28/2008 Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
5/29/2008 Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
5/19/2008 Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
3/20/2008 Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2007
12/04/2007 Acquired from the Atlanta Braves.
8/24/2007 Recalled from Mississippi (AA).
8/01/2007 Optioned to Mississippi (AA).
7/29/2007 Recalled from Mississippi (AA).
7/19/2007 Optioned to Mississippi (AA).
7/13/2007 Recalled from Mississippi (AA).
3/12/2007 Optioned to Richmond (AAA).
3/03/2007 Re-signed by the Atlanta Braves to a one-year contract.
2006
3/15/2006 Optioned to Myrtle Beach (A).
2/23/2006 Re-signed by the Atlanta Braves to a one-year contract.
2005
11/18/2005 Contract purchased from Myrtle Beach (A).
2001
10/10/2001 Signed as an international free agent by the Atlanta Braves.
Career Transactions
2011
12/13/2011 Signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers to a minor league contract.
2009
7/30/2009 Pittsburgh Pirates traded John Grabow and Tom Gorzelanny to the Chicago Cubs for Kevin Hart, Jose Ascanio and Josh Harrison.
2007
12/04/2007 Chicago Cubs traded Will Ohman and Omar Infante to the Atlanta Braves for Jose Ascanio.
2001
10/10/2001 Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Atlanta Braves.
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