March 15, 1975 |
|September 11, 1998 for the Arizona Diamondbacks|
Last MLB appearance
|September 18, 2009 for the Atlanta Braves|
|Earned run average||4.83|
Vladimir Núñez Zarabaza (born March 15, 1975 in Havana, Cuba) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher. He is currently the pitching coach for the Gulf Coast League Braves of the Gulf Coast League. He played for the Arizona Diamondbacks, Florida Marlins, Colorado Rockies, and Atlanta Braves.
On July 7, 2008, the Atlanta Braves purchased Núñez's contract from Triple-A Richmond after pitchers Manny Acosta and Jeff Bennett were placed on the disabled list. He made his Braves debut and first major league appearance since 2004 that night against the Los Angeles Dodgers, tossing a scoreless eighth inning with one strikeout. He re-signed with the Braves on November 25, 2008.
Nunez retired following the 2010 season & accepted the role of pitching coach for the Gulf Coast League Braves of the Gulf Coast League.
- "Braves announce Minor League coaching staffs for 2011 | braves.com: Official Info". Atlanta.braves.mlb.com. 2010-01-01. Retrieved 2010-11-19.
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