Former professional baseball player, with experience in MLB as well as Latin American and Asian professional leagues and coached pitching for the New York Yankees.
Now as a business person he runs his Baseball Academy where he has been sharing his experience and pitching knowledge with youth talent, helping them to be prepared for the next level of baseball.
His greatest objective is to prepare youth through rigorous training and techniques to maximize their greatest potential and also to strive to take advantage of their strength and enthusiasm while giving them techniques on how to prevent injuries and have the right mindset.
Galarraga Baseball Academy
Coach and Instructor
● 2016 - Present. Austin, TX.
Pitching Coach Experience Gulf Coast League
● 2016 New York Yankees
Professional Baseball Player
Pitched more than 100 start Major League games in 6 years:
● 2007 Texas Rangers
● 2008 – 2010 Detroit Tigers
● 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks
● 2012 Houston Astros.
An 16 year playing career as starting at all levels 2009 Galarraga pitched the home opener at Comerica Park. He originally signed as a free agent with the Montreal Expos on October 31, 1998. He was acquired by the Texas Rangers from the Washington Nationals as part of the deal that sent Alfonso Soriano to the Nationals in 2005.
International Baseball Experience
● Chinese Professional Baseball League
2014 Chinatrust Brother Elephants of Taiwan
● Latin American experience
1999 – 2013 Leones del Caracas, Venezuela with 3 championship wining
2015 Pericos de Puebla, México.
Career highlights and awards
● 2010 "28-out perfect game"
● 2010 Performance of the year (GIBBYS). Detroit
● 2010 Player of the week. Detroit
● 2008 Tigers Rookie of the Year award. Detroit.
● 2007 TEX Pitcher of the week. Frisco
● 2005 EAS Pitcher of the week. Harrisburg
● 2005 CAR Mid-Season All-Star. Potomac
The hall of fame, The shrine in Cooperstown, N.Y exhibits shoes worn by Armando Galarraga, Detroit Tigers, in his near perfect game, June and the first base from the same game.
Released book titled Nobody's Perfect