MLB: Chad Cordero, the last closer in Expos history and the first in Nationals history

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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Rafael Martinez

I am fond of the King of Sports, especially the Boston Red Sox in MLB and in general all of Mexican baseball. This profession has given me the opportunity to cover major events such as the Caribbean Series, the LMB All Star, LMP (uninterrupted since 2009), signings of important players. I had the chance to attend the 2013 World Classic in Arizona, USA, albeit as a fan. Apart from this beautiful sport, I love basketball, where I have also narrated games and even an NBA friendly 10 years ago, but I carry baseball in my veins. Graduated in Communication Sciences from the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS) , from which I graduated in 2011. I was born in Mazatlán, Sinaloa and started in the world of sports journalism in 2004 in the newspaper El Sol de Mazatlán, where I was a baseball columnist and reporter at the same time. In January 2009 I came to El Debate as a journalist reporter and it was almost six years (in the first stage), until in November 2014 I emigrated to the radio providing my services in Línea Directa-Grupo RSN. My cycle there ended in July 2019 and within days, El Debate gave me another opportunity to work and opened the doors for me again. That is how I came to Al Bat, where I have been since 2019 as a web journalist.

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MLB: Chad Cordero, the last closer in Expos history and the first in Nationals history