Chad Cordero

Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 220
Bat: R
Throw: R
College: Cal State Fullerton
Birth Place: Upland, California
Draft: 2003 1st round (20th pick) by the
  • Seven things to watch for this week in Yahoo's Free MLB Game of the Day
    Big League Stew

    Seven things to watch for this week in Yahoo's Free MLB Game of the Day

    Another Monday is here, which means we’ve got a full week of MLB action ahead of us. Will the Texas Rangers continue to chase down the Houston Astros in the AL West standings? Can the San Francisco Giants keep their surge going? Will the New York Yankees

  • Mets send reliever Robles to minors, recall Smoker
    USA Today

    Mets send reliever Robles to minors, recall Smoker

    NEW YORK (AP) — Searching for answers in a wobbly bullpen, the New York Mets optioned struggling right-hander Hansel Robles to Triple-A Las Vegas on Tuesday and recalled lefty Josh Smoker from their top farm club. The move was a bit surprising because Robles had been a staple of New York's relief corps since he was called up in April 2015 — and he was on an extended roll until falling apart just recently. He put together 12 consecutive scoreless outings from April 13 to May 10 before getting hit hard in his last three games, increasing his ERA from 1.42 to 6.23. "We just thought it was time for him to go down and kind of work on a couple things," manager Terry Collins said. "Right-hand hitters


    Ump reverses challenged call without replay

    Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Nolan Fontana was called safe and then out on the same play by the same umpire -- without a replay review. Welcome to the majors, kid. Nothing is certain. Making his major league debut for the Los Angeles Angels, Fontana was initially ruled safe by second-base umpire Hunter Wendelstedt on a stolen base attempt in the second inning Monday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. Rays manager Kevin Cash challenged the call -- but before there was even a video review, Wendelstedt correctly changed his ruling to out. "After consulting with me, he said, 'I want to change it myself. I think I erred,'" crew chief Joe West told a pool reporter. "I said, 'OK, it's your