Juan Bautista Morillo (born November 5, 1983 in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic) is a Major League Baseball pitcher, who plays for the Minnesota Twins. He played in the 2005 All-Star Futures Game in Detroit.
While playing with the Double-A Tulsa Drillers in 2007, Morillo had a record of 6-4 in 57.1 innings pitched, with 59 strikeouts and 2.35 ERA.
Morillo has a 95-100 mph fastball, but his slider is inconsistent and his control is below average.
Morillo made the opening-day roster of the Colorado Rockies in 2009. On April 10, 2009, Morillo was designated for assignment by the Rockies to make way for Matt Belisle.
He was claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Twins on April 17, 2009, replacing Philip Humber who was designated for assignment.
On Thursday, April 29, 2009, Morillo was designated for assignment to make room for Joe Mauer, who is coming back from a back injury suffered before spring training....