Elmer Dessens Jusaino
(born January 13, 1971) is a Mexican
player who is currently a free agent.
Elmer Dessens was born on January 13, 1971 in Hermosillo
, Mexico. Dessens graduated from Carrera Technical High School
. Dessens enjoys fishing and is a big Los Angeles Lakers
Dessens was signed as an amateur free agent
by the Pittsburgh Pirates
in . He made his major league debut with the Pirates in , and pitched with them until . The Pirates released him at the end of spring training in , and he pitched that season for the Yomiuri Giants
Dessens returned to the major leagues in with the Cincinnati Reds
and pitched for them for three seasons.
During the 2002-03 offseason, Dessens was involved in a four-team trade that sent him to the Arizona Diamondbacks
Dessens stayed with the Diamondbacks until August , when the Los Angeles Dodgers
acquired him for a minor leaguer to bolster their bullpen for the stretch run. That October, Dessens pitched in the postseason for the first and, to date, last time, appearing in one game during the Dodgers' Division Series
loss to the St. Louis Cardinals
Dessens pitched one more season for the Dodgers, then became... Read More