Cory Aldridge

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Cory Aldridge
Cory Aldridge on May 23, 2010.jpg
Aldridge batting for the Salt Lake Bees, triple-A affiliates of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, in 2010
Born: (1979-06-13) June 13, 1979 (age 39)
San Angelo, Texas
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 5, 2001, for the Atlanta Braves
Last appearance
July 11, 2010, for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
MLB statistics
(through 2010 season)
Batting average .056
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 1

Cory Jerome Aldridge (born June 13, 1979) is an American former professional baseball outfielder. He was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the fourth round of the 1997 Major League Baseball Draft. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Braves and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) for the Nexen Heroes.


Aldridge played in eight games for the Braves in the 2001 season. He had no hits in five at-bats, with four strikeouts. In 2008, he played in the Kansas City Royals organization for the Triple-A Omaha Royals.

Aldridge played with the Greenville Jacks in 2009 in 115 games he had his most productive season at any level batting .292 with 31 home runs and 102 rbi. the Jacks folded just before the start of the 2010 season.

In 2010, he was called up by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to play in the outfield. He got his first major league hit against the Oakland Athletics, an RBI triple.

On January 28, 2012, he signed a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles. He did not remain with the team, instead beginning the 2012 season in the Mexican League, before being signed to a minor league contract by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Aldridge was acquired by the Toronto Blue Jays on June 24, 2014. He was promoted from the Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats to the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons on July 4.


His father Jerry Aldridge played American football as a halfback. He married his wife, Allie Aldridge, on February 13th.

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