|Vaqueros Laguna – No. 40|
February 7, 1979 |
San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico
|September 9, 2001, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
(through 2007 season)
|Runs batted in||61|
Humberto Cota (born February 7, 1979 in San Luis Río Colorado, Mexico) is a Mexican professional baseball catcher for the Vaqueros Laguna of the Mexican Baseball League. His debut in Major League Baseball occurred on September 9, 2001 with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
After signing a minor league contract with the Washington Nationals during the 2007-2008 offseason, Cota refused an assignment to minor league camp during spring training and became a free agent. He then signed a minor league deal with the Colorado Rockies.
On May 28, 2008, Cota was suspended 50 games for failing a drug test. He became a free agent at the end of the season and signed a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training with the Cincinnati Reds on February 2, 2009. He was released in March, 2009.
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