Pedro Beato (pronounced bay-AH-toh)… Married Rosemary Sánchez (11/25/12); has one son, Adrian (11/13/14)… 2005 graduate of Xaverian High School (NY), where he played baseball… Attended St. Petersburg Junior College (FL)… Was ranked as the 13th-best prospect in the 2006 draft by Baseball America...Hobbies: Woodworking and cutting hair…Signed by: Nick Presto.
Spent majority of season with Lehigh Valley (AAA)...Led all of MiLB with 33 saves, 3 more than the next-closest and 12 more than anyone else in the International League; also led the IL with 48 games finished... His 33 saves for Lehigh Valley broke Scott Mathieson's previous single-season club record set in 2010 (26)...Converted 16 straight saves from 5/4-6/16...Had a 1.62 ERA (10 ER, 55.2 IP) in 51 of his 52 outings for Lehigh Valley (7 ER in 0.0 IP on 6/16 vs Syracuse)...Had his contract selected on 7/29... His appearance on 7/29 vs ATL was his first in the majors since 6/18/14 when he faced Philadelphia as a member of the Braves, and his only in 2017...Was on the 10-day DL, 7/30-8/16, with a left hamstring strain; included a rehab assignment with Clearwater (A)...Designated for assignment on 8/17 and outrighted to Lehigh Valley on 8/18 where he finished the season
Pitched for Norfolk (AAA)...T-1st in the International League in games (65)...Posted a 0.76 ERA (3 ER, 35.1 IP) in 32 home games...Averaged 8.21 SO/9.0 IP (62 SO, 68.0 IP)...Limited RHH to a .207 AVG and a .585 OPS...Posted a 1.98 ERA (6 ER, 27.1 IP) in 26 games over a two-month span from July to August
Spent most of the season at Class AAA Pawtucket...went 1-1, 3.60 in 10 relief apps during 4 stints with the Red Sox (6/16-6/20, 6/25, 7/10-8/1, 8/7-8/8)...on 10/23 was designated for assignment...8 days later was claimed off waivers by the Reds.
Combined to appear in 11 big league games between the Mets and Red Sox...Acquired
by BOS on 8/16 to complete 8/14 trade of C Kelly Shoppach.
Went 1-0 with a 4.70 ERA (4 ER/7.2 IP) in 4 games with BOS over 2 stints, 8/26-27 and 9/21 through the end
of the season...Tossed at least 2.0 innings in 3 of 4 outings with the Sox.
Earned the win in relief in his Red Sox debut on 8/26 vs. KC, allowing 2 runs in 2.0 innings.
All 7 outings for the Mets came in July, including 5 scoreless efforts...Matched a career high with 4 runs allowed on 7/23 vs. WSH (also 5/26/11 at CHC).
Began season on NYM's 15-day DL with right shoulder stiffness...Transferred to the 60-day DL on 5/8 and
activated on 6/6...Was optioned to Triple-A Buffalo 6/8 without appearing with the Mets.
Made 24 appearances (1 GS) overall for Buffalo, including 6 on rehab, going 4-4 with a 4.14 ERA (17 ER/37.0
IP)...1st 3 rehab outings came with High-A St. Lucie 5/19-23, tossing 4.0 scoreless frames.
Optioned to Pawtucket immediately after being acquired by the Sox on 8/16...Made 7 appearances for the
club over 2 stints...Between the regular season and International League playoffs, combined to yield just 2 runs
(1 ER) and strike out 9 batters in 8.0 innings.
Designated for assignment on 12/19 to make room on the 40-man roster for Ryan Dempster...Outrighted to
Triple-A Pawtucket on 12/21.
Was selected in the 2010 Rule V Draft from Baltimore. ... Made his first Opening Day roster. ... Was placed on the 15-Day Disabled List on May 4, retroactive to May 2, with tendinitis in his right elbow. ... Was activated on May 17. ... Made his major league debut on Opening Day, April 1 at Florida, working 2.0 scoreless innings. ... Began his major league career by tossing a franchise record 18.2 innings without allowing an earned run, April 1-May 21 (did yield four unearned runs). ... That stretch was the longest among pitchers who started their major league career with the Mets. ... He allowed two earned runs on May 22 at New York (AL) to snap the streak ... Jack DiLauro held the old mark with 17.2 innings in 1969. ... Stranded 25 of 36 inherited runners. ... Ranked fourth among National League rookies in inherited runners scored percentage (31.0
percent). ... Was 19th among all NL relievers in stranding runners. ... Finished fifth among NL rookie pitchers with 60 appearances and
was sixth among NL rookies with 11 holds. ... Ranked second in the NL with 67.0 innings among rookie relievers. ... Was tied for second on the team with Bobby Parnell with 11 holds ... Jason Isringhausen led the staff with 19 holds. ... Earned his first major league win in a 6-3 victory on April 27 at Washington. ... Tossed 1.0 inning, allowing one unearned run. ... Worked a bullpen season-high 3.0 innings without allowing a run on
May 1 at Philadelphia in New York's 2-1, 14-inning triumph. ... Was 2-1 with a 3.38 ERA (15 earned runs/40.0 innings) prior to the All-Star break and posted a 5.67 ERA (17 earned runs/27.0 innings)
after the break. ... From May 22 through the end of the year, he had a 5.96 ERA (32
earned runs/48.1 innings).
Spent the year with Bowie (AA) of the Eastern League, pitching as a full-time reliever...Led the Baysox in saves and
finished fifth in the Eastern League...Named to the Eastern League All-Star team...Recorded his first professional save on May 11 vs. Richmond...In his last 15 appearances of the season, pitched 16.1 innings and allowed two earned runs while striking out 14 and
Split the season between Frederick (A) of the Carolina League and Bowie (AA) of the Eastern League...Finished second on the Keys in innings pitched and tied for second in wins...Allowed three earned runs or less in nine consecutive starts to begin the season...Tied a career-high with eight strikeouts in a win, April 26 vs. Potomac.
Played at two different levels...Pitched for Frederick (A) of the Carolina League after starting the season with the GCL
Orioles (R) of the Gulf Coast League.
Pitched the entire season at Delmarva (A) of the South Atlantic League...Allowed three earned runs or less in seven consecutive starts, May 25-June 26...Was a member of the World Team at the Futures Game in San Francisco on July 8.
Made four relief appearances for Aberdeen (A) of the New York-Penn League before joining the rotation and going
3-2 with a 2.79 ERA in 10 starts...Did not allow an earned run in 5.0 innings in his first start on July 17 vs. Jamestown...Did not surrender more than three
earned runs in any start.