David Cortés

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This article is about the baseballer. For the footballer, see David Cortés Caballero.
David Cortés
Relief pitcher
Born: (1973-10-15) October 15, 1973 (age 41)
Mexicali, Mexico
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 30, 1999 for the Atlanta Braves
Last MLB appearance
July 13, 2006 for the Colorado Rockies
Career statistics
Win-Loss 5-1
Earned run average 4.47
Strikeouts 53

David Cárdenas Cortés (born October 15, 1973 in Mexicali) is a Mexican retired professional baseball pitcher. He has played in Major League Baseball for the Atlanta Braves (1999), Cleveland Indians (2003), and Colorado Rockies (2005-2006).

On December 8, 2006, Cortés signed with the San Francisco Giants, but before pitching for the Giants, he was loaned to the Triple-A Mexican League where in 2008 he made the midseason All-Star team. Cortés signed with the Lotte Giants of the Korea Baseball Organization in August 2008 and served as their closer until the end of the season.

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