David Cortés

This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Cárdenas and the second or maternal family name is Cortés.
This article is about the baseballer. For the footballer, see David Cortés Caballero.
David Cortés
Relief pitcher
Born: (1973-10-15) October 15, 1973
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
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 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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