Michael Joseph Mendoza (born November 26, 1955 in Inglewood, California) is a former Major League Baseball player. Mendoza played in two games for the Houston Astros in 1979.
In his major league debut on September 7, 1979, Mendoza pinch ran for Art Howe in bottom of the 8th inning. On September 26 against the Atlanta Braves, Mendoza pitched in the 8th inning for the Astros, facing three batters, and not allowing any baserunners.
Mendoza pitched in the Minor leagues from 1973 to 1981 in the Astros, New York Mets, and Chicago Cubs minor league systems.