Cory Riordan

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Cory Riordan
Detroit Tigers
Born: (1986-05-25) May 25, 1986 (age 30)
Killingworth, Connecticut
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Cory S. Riordan (born May 25, 1986) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Detroit Tigers organization. He has played for the LG Twins of the KBO League and the Lamigo Monkeys of the Chinese Professional Baseball League.

Early Years[edit]

Cory was born on May 25, 1986 in Killingworth, Connecticut.[1][2] He played university baseball at Fordham University.[3]

Professional career[edit]

Cory was originally drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 6th round of the 2007 MLB Draft.[4]

Riordan, last pitched in 2013, splitting time with the Double-A Tulsa Drillers and Triple-A Colorado Springs Sky Sox in the Colorado Rockies organization. In 32 appearances, including 13 starts, Riordan had a 6–6 record with a 6.17 ERA and 65 strikeouts. In 188 career appearances, including 133 starts, Riordan has a 43–47 record with two saves, a 4.41 ERA and 729 strikeouts. Riordan pitched in Korea in 2014 and pitched for the Bridgeport Bluefish of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and Lamigo Monkeys of the Chinese Professional Baseball League in 2015.

On December 11, 2015, Riordan signed a minor-league contract with the Detroit Tigers.[5]


  1. ^ Riordan's Profile on CBSsports Retrieved on 2014-01-12.
  2. ^ Born in Killingworth, CT Retrieved on 2014-01-12.
  3. ^ Played university baseball at Fordham Retrieved on 2014-01-12
  4. ^ Colorado Rockies 2007 Draft Selections Retrieved on 2014-01-12
  5. ^ Jahnke, James (December 11, 2015). "Tigers sign 17 minor leaguers, invite 6 to camp". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved December 11, 2015. 

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