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Mike Gallo : biography

April 2, 1977 -

Michael Dwain Gallo (born April 2, 1977 in Long Beach, California) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher.


He debuted for the Houston Astros on July 2, . Career-wise, he is 3-1 with an ERA of 3.79. He attended Long Beach State.

In , he was 0-1 with an ERA of 2.66 in 36 appearances. In the 2005 postseason, he pitched 5.1 innings and only gave up one run on 4 hits. He started with the Houston Astros, but was sent down to their Triple-A affiliate, the Round Rock Express, on June 2, 2006, after compiling a 1-2 record and a 6.06 ERA in 16.1 innings pitched.

In 2006, he was on the Italian baseball team in the World Baseball Classic. On December 18, 2006, he signed a minor league deal with the Colorado Rockies. In , he spent the entire season in Triple-A with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox. In 56 relief appearances, he went 2-6 with a 5.10 ERA. During the 07-08 off-season, Gallo signed a minor league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, but was released on June 5.

Mike and his wife Kristin are parents to two girls, Karly and Keira.

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