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Cesar Valdez

29-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 200   DOB: 3/17/1985   BORN: Santo Domingo, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No  

July 5, 2011  –  Cesar Valdez News

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The Pirates have traded Valdez to the Marlins for a player to be named later or cash, MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch reports.

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Cesar Valdez Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2007 22 A SOU 25 25 1 148.0 130 56 11 106 32 7 10 0 3.41 1.09
2008 23 A VIS 15 15 0 96.0 88 27 5 80 16 10 3 0 2.53 1.08
2008 23 AA MOB 12 12 0 64.3 63 29 2 60 23 3 5 0 4.06 1.34
2009 24 AAA REN 19 18 0 96.0 103 51 16 60 30 7 6 0 4.78 1.39
2010 25 AAA REN 20 18 0 97.2 110 64 12 92 49 6 10 0 0 0 5.90 1.64
2010 25 MAJ ARI 9 2 0 20.0 29 17 2 13 10 1 2 0 0 0 7.65 1.95
2011 26 AAA IND 8 0 0 42.0 36 18 2 36 17 1 1 5 0 0 3.86 1.26
2011 26 AAA NEW 8 0 0 10.2 13 9 5 13 3 0 1 0 0 0 7.59 1.57
Career  (View All)     9 2 0 20.0 29 17 2 13 10 1 2 0 7.65 1.95

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Cesar Valdez Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2007 22 A SOU 25 25 148.0 6.45 1.95 3.31 0.67 70.2% 3.41 3.63 .277
2008 23 A VIS 15 15 96.0 7.50 1.50 5.00 0.47 77.8% 2.53 2.71 .303
2008 23 AA MOB 12 12 64.3 8.39 3.22 2.61 0.28 67.9% 4.06 3.00 .334
2009 24 AAA REN 19 18 96.0 5.63 2.81 2.00 1.50 70.1% 4.78 5.18 .292
2010 25 AAA REN 20 18 97.2 8.52 4.54 1.88 1.11 64.6% 5.90 4.58 .350
2010 25 MAJ ARI 9 2 20.0 5.85 4.50 1.30 0.90 2.47 59.5% 88.6 MPH 7.65 4.85 .384
2011 26 AAA IND 8 0 42.0 7.71 3.64 2.12 0.43 68.6% 3.86 3.53 .292
2011 26 AAA NEW 8 0 10.2 11.47 2.65 4.33 4.41 63.6% 7.59 7.91 .337
Career     9 2 20.0 5.85 4.50 1.30 0.90 59.5% 7.65 4.75 .384

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Cesar Valdez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Pirates acquired Valdez as the player to be named in the Zach Duke trade, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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Valdez was optioned to Triple-A Reno on Wednesday, Steve Gilbert of MLB.com reports.

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Valdez will not start Tuesday and will instead remain in the Diamondbacks' bullpen, Steve Gilbert of the MLB.com reports.

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Valdez may move to the bullpen rather than taking another turn in the rotation on Tuesday against the Marlins, the Arizona Republic reports.

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Valdez will have his turn in the rotation skipped on Friday, the D-Backs' official site reports.

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The D-Backs are unsure if they'll skip Valdez's next scheduled start, the team's official site reports.

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Valdez struck out seven and walked two, but gave up seven runs -- six earned -- on nine hits over four innings against the Brewers on Saturday night.

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Valdez will be called to to start Monday's game against the Astros, Steve Gilbert of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2011

Valdez made his big league debut with the D-Backs last season, logging his 20 innings over nine appearances including a pair of starts. Long term, Valdez appears to be better suited for relief work as his fastball velocity is still stuck in the high-80s and his secondary offerings don't generate strikeouts either. On the positive side, he's able to generate plenty of outs on the ground and has shown improvement his second season at previous levels. The Pirates will attempt to mold his skill set into something reliable during spring training after he was sent to Pittsburgh for left-handed starter Zach Duke.

2010

Valdez made 18 starts at Triple-A Reno before getting shut down with a case of dead arm in July. He resurfaced in the Arizona Fall League, but had poor results as a reliever there with a 10.50 ERA in nine appearances and his fastball velocity was still hovering in the 85-87 mph range, so there could still be an underlying injury that is limiting his effectiveness.. The biggest issues for Valdez are home runs and left-handed hitters, while the answer may be a permanent shift into a relief role. Depending on his health and the outcome of the team's battle for bullpen jobs during spring training, he may have to return to Reno and try to right the ship there.

2009

Valdez made 15 starts at High-A Visalia before getting promoted to Double-A Mobile. He's actually improved his strikeout rate consistently at each of his three minor league stops, while maintaining good command in the process (combined 140:39 K:BB ratio, 160.1 innings pitched in 2008) and doing an excellent job keeping the ball in the yard, surrending just seven home runs last season. Featuring a low-90s fastball with some movement, a good changeup and a breaking ball he commands on both sides of the strike zone, Valdez is more effective because of his command and simply understanding how to pitch than because of his arsenal. The Arizona system isn't as deep now as it was even a year ago, so we wouldn't be surprised to see Valdez spend a significant portion of 2009 trying his hand in the Pacific Coast League at Triple-A Tucson.