Carlos Monasterios is a 6-1, 205 lbs. right handed pitcher from Higuerote, Miranda, Venezuela. In 2005, Monasterios was signed by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent. In 2006, Monasterios started his professional career with the Gulf Coast League (GCL) Yankees, than the GCL Phillies, in which he posted a combined win-loss record of 1-4, with a 3.20 ERA, in 11 games primarily as a starting pitcher. In 2007, Monasterios played for the Lakewood BlueClaws, in which he posted an 11-11 record, with a 4.62 ERA, in 26 games as a starting pitcher. In 2008 and 2009, Monasterios primarily played for the Clearwater Threshers, in which he posted combined record of 10-14, with a 4.68 ERA, in 54 games primarily as a relief pitcher. In 2010, Monasterios finally got his big league break thanks to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Monasterios posted a 3-5 record, with a 4.38 ERA, in 32 games primarily as a relief pitcher. After his one year stint with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Monasterios played three games for the Albuquerque Isotopes, before coming to the Diablos in 2013.