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Esteban Loaiza
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Pitcher
Born: December 31, 1971 (1971-12-31) (age 49)
Tijuana, Mexico
Batted: Right Threw: Right
debut
April 29, 1995, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last appearance
June 11, 2008, for the Chicago White Sox
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 126–114
Earned run average 4.65
Strikeouts 1,382
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • All-Star (2003, 2004)
  • AL strikeout leader (2003)

Esteban Antonio Loaiza Veyna [lo-EYE-sa] (born December 31, 1971) is a Mexican retired professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Texas Rangers, Toronto Blue Jays, Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees, Washington Nationals, Oakland Athletics, and Los Angeles Dodgers. Loaiza was the American League's (AL) starting pitcher in the 2003 All-Star Game. That year, he led the AL in strikeouts.

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