June 13, 1979 |
San Angelo, Texas
|September 5, 2001 for the Atlanta Braves|
(through 2010 season)
|Runs batted in||1|
Cory Jerome Aldridge (born June 13, 1979) is an American professional baseball outfielder who is a free agent. 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.
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.
His father Jerry Aldridge played American football as a halfback.