Date of Birth: 12/05/1984
Height: 6' 1" Weight: 195 lbs
College Experience: University of Pittsburgh
Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.
Signed with the Saltdogs April 16, 2012... pitched for the Puerto Rican national team in the Caribbean Series in 2010, garnering All-Tournament team recognition... earned 2009 Redbirds reliever of year honors after he helped lead club to a PCL championship... pitched five seasons in the St. Louis Cardinals organization, compiling a 15-8 record and 3.77 ERA with a 2.76 strikeout/walk ratio... named Quad Cities (Class A, Midwest League) reliever of the year in 2008... began professional career with Slippery Rock (Frontier League) before being signed by St. Louis... played collegiately at University of Pittsburgh, primarily as an outfielder... born in Bronx, N.Y. but now makes his home in Memphis, Tenn.… hobbies include fishing and golf… favorite artists are Jay-Z and The Black Keys… favorite movies is Iron Man… favorite TV shows are Entourage and American Pickers… favorite book is “The Outliers” by Malcolm Gladwell… favorite ballplayer as a kid was Ken Griffey Jr. and favorite team is the Yankees… son of Pete and Elsie, brother of Anjelica and Nicole… former teammates of big leaguers Jaime Garcia, Lance Lynn, Jon Jay, David Freese, Daniel Descalso and Troy Glaus while in the St. Louis organization; Jake Westbrook and Bill Pulsifer in Puerto Rico; Mike Baxter in Little League… Instagram: peteparise
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