César Valdez

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César Valdez
Oakland Athletics – No. 73
Born: (1985-03-17) March 17, 1985 (age 32)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
May 3, 2010, for the Arizona Diamondbacks
MLB statistics
(through 2010 season)
Win–loss record 1–2
Earned run average 7.65
Strikeouts 13

César Miguel Valdez (born March 17, 1985) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher in the Oakland Athletics organization. In 2010 he played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Playing career[edit]

Arizona Diamondbacks[edit]

He was called up to the majors on May 3, 2010 by the Arizona Diamondbacks and made his debut on the same day. He was designated for assignment on September 13.[1]

Pittsburgh Pirates[edit]

After the 2010 season, Valdez was acquired by the Pittsburgh Pirates as the player to be named later in the trade for Zach Duke.[2]

Florida Marlins and Toronto Blue Jays[edit]

Valdez was traded to the Florida Marlins for a player to be named later or cash considerations on July 5, 2011.[3] He was later traded to the Toronto Blue Jays for future considerations. He was released soon after he joined the organization.[4]

Houston Astros[edit]

He was signed and invited to spring training in 2016.[citation needed]

Oakland Athletics[edit]

In November 2016, Valdez signed a minor league contract with the Oakland Athletics.[5]


  1. ^ "D-backs add Schmidt to expanded roster". 
  2. ^ "Pirates and Diamondbacks complete trade; right-handed pitcher Cesar Valdez acquired by Pittsburgh". 
  3. ^ Nicholson-Smith, Ben. "Minor Moves: Cesar Valdez". MLBTradeRumors.com. Retrieved 5 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "Minor League Transactions: July 27-Aug. 2". Baseball America. Retrieved 5 August 2011. 
  5. ^ Eddy, Matt (November 21, 2016). "Minor League Transactions: Nov 12-18". baseballamerica.com. Retrieved November 21, 2016. 

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