Fernando Arroyo (born March 21, 1952) was a Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins, and Oakland Athletics.
After spending the first ten years of professional career in the Tiger organization he was traded to the Minnesota Twins for Jeff Holly. In eight Major League seasons, he had a 24–37 record over 121 games (60 started), with 12 complete games, two shutouts, 28 games finished, 5352⁄3 innings pitched, 589 hits allowed, 288 runs allowed, 264 earned runs allowed, 56 home runs allowed, 160 walks allowed, 172 strikeouts, 11 hit batsmen, 15 wild pitches, 2,289 batters faced, 13 intentional walks, four balks and a 4.44 ERA.
He was hired in December 2007 to be the pitching coach for the Lotte Giants of the Korean Baseball Organization, under new manager Jerry Royster.
On March 13, 2010, Arroyo was inducted into the Mexican American Hall of Fame in a ceremony held at the Jose Rizal Community Center in Sacramento, California.
- ^ Bergener, John (22 April 1980). "Arroyo to open for Hens". The Blade. p. 33. Retrieved 6 November 2014.
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