A fast ball pitcher from Dominican Republic, Denny Bautista, at age 23, broke into the major leagues with the Kansas City Royals in 2004 and had a rough first season although he struck out 18 in just 27.2 innings he lost 4 of the 5 games he started, finishing up at 0-4 with a 6.51 ERA. Traded a few times already Denny Bautista was back on the Royals roster in 2006.
Here’s the team report on Denny Bautista
Kansas City management feels if he can develop other pitches to go along with his upper 90 mph fastball and learn to throw over the plate, he’ll be a big winner. At 6 ft 5 inches and only 170 pounds his arm strength is still in a developing stage. baseballhistorian.com