David Cortés (baseball)

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David Cortés
Relief pitcher
Born: (1973-10-15) October 15, 1973 (age 45)
Mexicali, Mexico
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 30, 1999, for the Atlanta Braves
Last MLB appearance
July 13, 2006, for the Colorado Rockies
MLB statistics
Win–loss record5–1
Earned run average4.47

David Cárdenas Cortés (born October 15, 1973) is a Mexican retired professional baseball pitcher. He has played in Major League Baseball for the Atlanta Braves (1999), Cleveland Indians (2003), and Colorado Rockies (2005-2006).

On December 8, 2006, Cortés signed with the San Francisco Giants, but before pitching for the Giants, he was loaned to the Triple-A Mexican League where in 2008 he made the midseason All-Star team. Cortés signed with the Lotte Giants of the Korea Baseball Organization in August 2008 and served as their closer until the end of the season.

Cortés was a member of the Mexicali, Mexico, team who were the runners-up of the 1985 Little League World Series.[1]


  1. ^ Young, Matt (August 17, 2018). "Every big leaguer who played in the Little League World Series". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved August 18, 2018.

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