Vladimir Núñez

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Vladimir Núñez
Pitcher
Born: (1975-03-15) March 15, 1975 (age 39)
Havana, Cuba
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 11, 1998 for the Arizona Diamondbacks
Last MLB appearance
September 18, 2009 for the Atlanta Braves
Career statistics
Win–Loss 21–34
Earned run average 4.83
Strikeouts 327
Teams

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.

Professional career[edit]

Atlanta Braves[edit]

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.

On October 12, 2009 the Atlanta Braves outrighted Núñez to the Gwinnett Braves and he elected free agency.

Coaching career[edit]

Nunez retired following the 2010 season & accepted the role of pitching coach for the Gulf Coast League Braves of the Gulf Coast League.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "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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