Cardinals add closer Pichardo for 2019
Photo by: Matt Hiscox
HAMILTON - The Hamilton Cardinals are pleased to the announce the signing of pitcher Kelvin Pichardo (Santiago, DR) for the 2019 season. Kelvin spent last season with the London Majors (IBL) appearing in 14 games with a record of 2-3 and ERA of 1.82. He also had 28 strikeouts in 24.2 Innings pitched.
"Kelvin was an elite closer last season and we are looking forward to adding his experience to our new look bullpen for 2019. Kelvin still throws hard and is as competitive as they come, we truly look forward to having him this season." stated Carindlas General Manager Jeff Lounsbury.
Before coming to the IBL Kelvin spent six seasons in the minors with the San Francisco Giant organization compiling a 18-20 record with 13 saves and a ERA of 3.26. He reached as high as AA in 2008.
"I am happy to come to Hamilton and will play hard for a championship." says Pichardo
The Hamilton Cardinals are members of Ontario’s most elite baseball league, The Intercounty Baseball League. The 101 year old summer league is one of the oldest baseball leagues in the world, established in 1919.
Season tickets are on sale now. Call the Carmen’s Group Box Office to reserve 905-387-0007 or go to https://www.iblcardinals.ca/tickets. Season Tickets and IBL road pass available for $100.00