Osvaldo Fernández

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Osvaldo Fernández
Pitcher
Born: (1968-11-04) November 4, 1968 (age 48)
Holguín, Cuba
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 5, 1996, for the San Francisco Giants
Last MLB appearance
August 8, 2001, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 19–26
Earned run average 4.93
Strikeouts 208
Teams
Medal record
Men's baseball
Representing  Cuba
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1992 Barcelona Team
Baseball World Cup
Gold medal – first place 1994 Managua Team
Pan American Games
Gold medal – first place 1991 Havana Team
Gold medal – first place 1995 Mar del Plata Team
Goodwill Games
Gold medal – first place 1990 Seattle Team

Osvaldo Fernández Rodríguez (born November 4, 1968 in Holguín, Cuba) is a former Cuban professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues from 1996-1997 and 2000-2001. He was a member of the Cuban baseball team which won a gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. On July 29, 1995, Fernández defected when the Cuban national baseball team played the United States in Millington, Tennessee.

Fernández also pitched for Holguín in the Cuban National Series.

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