The Montreal Expos they selected Chad lamb in position 20 in the general in the year 2003 of California State Fullerton, and months later he was in the Major Leagues as a member of their bullpen. Chad had a good season as part of the last Expos team in 2004.
When in 2005, the inaugural season of the Washington Nationals, he was the best reliever on the planet. Cordero saved 47 games, the best in the MLB that year, posted a 1.82 ERA, made the All-Star team and received MVP and Cy Young votes. He was also the Reliever of the Year in the National League:
mutton went on to save 128 games in his excellent career, all with the Expos / Nationals since 2003-07. He also appeared briefly for the Seattle Mariners in 2010 before deciding to retire in 2013 at Triple-A Los Angeles Angels at just 31 years of age.
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Fullerton alumnus Chad loved chatting with baseball fans. He was always generous with his time and gave thoughtful answers to questions.
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