Carlos Valdez (baseball)

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Carlos Valdez
Born: (1971-12-26) December 26, 1971 (age 46)
Baní, Dominican Republic
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 18, 1995, for the San Francisco Giants
Last MLB appearance
September 27, 1998, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Win-Loss record 1-1
ERA 5.00
Strikeouts 11

Carlos Luis Lorenzo Valdez (born December 26, 1971 in Baní, Dominican Republic) is a former middle relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played in part of two seasons for the San Francisco Giants (1995) and Boston Red Sox (1998). He also played in Japan for the Kintetsu Buffaloes (1999). Listed at 5' 11", 191 lb., he batted and threw right-handed. His older brother, Efrain Valdez, also pitched in the major leagues.

In 15 relief appearances, Valdez had a 1-1 record with a 5.00 ERA without saves, giving up 10 runs on 20 hits and 13 walks while striking out 11 in 18.0 innings of work.

Valdez also played in the Giants and Red Sox minor league systems (1991–98), posting a 35-37 mark with 4.07 ERA and 16 saves in 267 games.

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