Al Pedrique – His New York Mets Career 1987

Al PedriqueAl Pedrique was signed by the Mets as an amateur free agent in 1978 but he would not appear in a Met uniform until 1987.  After ten seasons in the Met minor league system Pedrique finally made his Major League debut on April 14, 1987 as late inning defensive replacement for shortstop Rafael Santana.  He would appear in four more games for the Mets before being traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates on May 29 in exchange for Bill Almon.  In his five games with the Mets Pedrique went 0-6 at the plate.

While with the Mets Pedrique wore number 25.

Al Pedrique also played for the following teams:
Pittsburgh Pirates – 1987,1988
Detroit Tigers – 1989

He also managed the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2004.

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