August 3, 1984 |
|Bats: Right||Throws: Right|
|April 17, 2008 for the Texas Rangers|
(through 2008 season)
|Runs batted in||16|
Duran was called up from Triple-A Oklahoma in April 2008 to replace an injured Hank Blalock.On April 17, 2008, Durán made his major league debut against the Toronto Blue Jays and struck out all three times in his three at bats. He hit his first home run on May 4, 2008 versus the Oakland Athletics. Duran was placed on waivers by the Rangers on June 26, 2009, and was claimed by the Houston Astros on July 1, 2009. German Duran played in the Mexican Baseball league in 2011 before joining the Grand Prairie AirHogs of the American Association. Hitting .317 in 12 games near the end of the season, Duran then hit .536 with 10 RBI in the playoffs, including a home run in game five of the championship series as the AirHogs won the championship over the St. Paul Saints. In December, the AirHogs sold his contract to the Miami Marlins.
On January 25, 2012, Duran signed a minor league contract with the Miami Marlins. He also received an invitation to spring training.
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