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Dan Cortes MLB Career Stats

0-3 5.06 16.0 9 1.56

Dan Cortes Bio

  • Full Name: Daniel Adam Cortes
  • Born: 3/4/1987 in Pomona, CA
  • Draft: 2005, Chicago White Sox, 7th rd. (215th overall)
  • High School: Garey, Pomona, CA
  • Debut: September 24, 2010
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/12/2011
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MLB Career Stats 0 3 5.06 14 0 0 16.0 9 1.56


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Dan Cortes Awards

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 NW Arkansas TEX

TEX Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 NW Arkansas TEX

CAR Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
08/27/2007 Wilmington CAR
09/04/2007 Wilmington CAR

Dan Cortes Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 25, 2013 RHP Dan Cortes assigned to Tucson Padres from Lake Elsinore Storm.
August 2, 2013 Dan Cortes assigned to Lake Elsinore Storm from Tucson Padres.
July 31, 2013 Dan Cortes assigned to Tucson Padres from Lake Elsinore Storm.
June 6, 2013 Dan Cortes assigned to Lake Elsinore Storm.
May 25, 2013 San Diego Padres signed free agent RHP Dan Cortes to a minor league contract.
May 21, 2013 Hillsboro Hops released RHP Dan Cortes.
May 4, 2013 RHP Dan Cortes assigned to Hillsboro Hops from Mobile BayBears.
April 2, 2013 Dan Cortes assigned to Mobile BayBears.
March 10, 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent RHP Dan Cortes to a minor league contract.
December 21, 2011 Washington Nationals signed free agent Dan Cortes.
December 12, 2011 RHP Dan Cortes elected free agency.
September 8, 2011 Seattle Mariners activated RHP Dan Cortes from the 15-day disabled list.
September 3, 2011 Seattle Mariners sent RHP Dan Cortes on a rehab assignment to Tacoma Rainiers.
August 24, 2011 Seattle Mariners placed RHP Dan Cortes on the 15-day disabled list. Bruised left ankle
July 30, 2011 Seattle Mariners recalled RHP Dan Cortes from Tacoma Rainiers.
May 14, 2011 Seattle Mariners optioned Dan Cortes to Tacoma Rainiers.
May 14, 2011 Dan Cortes assigned to Tacoma Rainiers.
April 25, 2011 Seattle Mariners recalled Dan Cortes from Tacoma Rainiers.
March 17, 2011 Seattle Mariners optioned Dan Cortes to Tacoma Rainiers.
September 18, 2010 Seattle Mariners recalled Dan Cortes from Tacoma Rainiers.
August 14, 2010 Dan Cortes assigned to Tacoma Rainiers from West Tenn Diamond Jaxx.
June 3, 2010 Dan Cortes roster status changed by West Tenn Diamond Jaxx.
May 19, 2010 West Tenn Diamond Jaxx placed RHP Dan Cortes on the 7-day disabled list. Shoulder tightness.
March 16, 2010 Seattle Mariners optioned RHP Dan Cortes to West Tenn Diamond Jaxx.
November 20, 2009 Seattle Mariners selected the contract of Dan Cortes from West Tenn Diamond Jaxx.
July 10, 2009 Northwest Arkansas Naturals Traded RHP Dan Cortes to West Tenn Diamond Jaxx; Burlington Bees Traded LHP Derrick Saito to Clinton LumberKings and Seattle Mariners Traded SS Yuniesky Betancourt to Kansas City Royals.

Daniel Adam Cortes Bio Info

Daniel Adam Cortes (core-TESS)...resides in Pomona, CA...graduated from Garey High in Pomona...went 5-4 with a 1.63 ERA during his senior season...originally selected by the Chicago White Sox in the 7th round of the 2005 June draft. 2011 Had 2 stints with the Mariners, April 25-May 13 & July 30-remainder of the season...On 15-day disabled list Aug. 23-Sept. 8 with a bruised left ankle...made 2 rehab appearances with Tacoma...Suffered a non-displaced fracture of the third metacarpal in his right hand on Sept. 15 (offfield incident) and missed the remainder of the season...Tied career-high with 2.0 shutout innings pitched in consecutive outings Aug. 15 & Aug. 17 vs. Toronto...Threw 1.0 scoreless inning in season debut May 7 vs. Chicago (AL)...was on active roster from April 25-May 14, but made only one appearance...Began the season with AAA Tacoma...recalled on April 25 (Lueke optioned)...In 32 appearances with AAA Tacoma was 1-2 with 3 saves and 5.08 ERA (22 ER, 39.0 IP) with 29 walks and 46 strikeouts...averaged 10.61 K/9.0 IP. 2010 Appeared in 4 games with Seattle in relief: 0-1, 3.38 ERA (2 ER, 5.1 IP) with 6 strikeouts...Retried the first 6 batters he faced in first 2 outings, Sept. 24 & Sept. 26 at Tampa Bay...Became first Mariners reliever to open his MLB career and record consecutive appearances without allowing a batter to reach since Kevin King in 1993...Made Major League debut Sept. 24 at Tampa Bay, retiring all 3 batters he faced including his first career strikeout (Kelly Shoppach)...Struck out side in second appearance Sept. 26 at Tampa Bay (Brignac, Peña, Shoppach)...First career loss Sept. 29 at Texas, allowing 2 runs, 1 earned while walking 3 in 1.1 innings...Split the minor league season between West Tenn (AA) and Tacoma (AAA)...combined to go 7-6 with a 5.23 ERA (56 ER, 96.1 IP)...Appeared in 9 games as a reliever for Tacoma, going 1-2 with 1 save and 4.97 ERA (7 ER, 12.2 IP) striking out 13...Began the season as a starter with West Tenn. going 5-4, 6.08 ERA (48 ER, 71.0 IP) in 16 starts...moved to bullpen and was 1-0 with 1 save and 0.71 ERA (1 ER, 12.2 IP) with 20 strikeouts in 9 appearances...On 7-day disabled list May 18-31 (right rotator cuff strain). 2009 Started the season with NW Arkansas (AA) in the Royals organization...Acquired by Seattle along with Derrick Saito (LHP) in exchange for Yuniesky Betancourt on July 10...assigned to West Tenn (AA) in the Southern League...Went 6-6 with 3.92 ERA (35 ER, 80.1 IP) in 16 G/15 GS with NW Arkansas prior to trade...Went 6-2 over final 9 appearances after opening season 0-4...posted a 3.28 ERA (17 ER, 46.2 IP) during that stretch...Went 1-5, 4.94 in 10 starts with West Tenn...averaged 9.05 K/9.0 IP...Recorded 5 or more strikeouts in 7 of 10 starts, including 24 over final 3 starts...Had strong finish to the season, posting a 2.70 ERA (9 ER, 30.0 IP) over his final 5 starts to lower ERA from 7.66 to 4.94...Participated in the MLB Rookie Career Development workshop in Dallas in January...Rated by Baseball America as the Mariners No. 9 prospect heading into the 2010 season. 2008 Received the Paul Splittorff Pitcher of the Year Award, recognizing the top pitcher in the Royals organization...finished T3rd in the Texas League in wins and 6th in ERA...won 8 of 9 decisions following the All-Star break including final 6 decisions...was 4-0 with a 2.18 ERA in 6 starts down the stretch for NW Arkansas (AA), leading the squad to the 2nd-half title...pitched for the Surprise Rafters in the Arizona Fall League following the season...rated as the 3rd-best Royals prospect by Baseball America entering the 2009 season and as the Royals top pitching prospect. 2007 Spent entire season with Wilmington...went 6-2 with a 2.06 ERA in his final 10 starts...earned Carolina Pitcher of the Week honors in consecutive weeks to wrap up the season...named 2nd-best prospect in the Royals system and also named as having the Best Fastball and Best Curveball in the Royals minor league system. 2006 Started season with Kannapolis (A), going 3-9 with 4.01 ERA in 20 G/19 GS...traded to Kansas City on July 24...joined Burlington and went 1-2, 6.69 in 7 starts. 2005 Made professional debut with Bristol in the Appalachian League...earned first professional win Aug. 13 vs. Greenville.