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Francisco Cordero

Full Name: Francisco Javier Cordero
Born: Aug 11, 1977 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Height: 6’2″ Weight: 200
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Single
Resides: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
MLB Debut: Aug 2, 1999


Team History

  • 1999: Detroit Tigers (not drafted – originally signed on Jun 8, 1994)
  • 2000-2006: Texas Rangers (via trade with Justin Thompson, Alan Webb, Frank Catalanotto, Gabe Kapler, & Bill Haselman for Juan Gonzalez, Danny Patterson, & Gregg Zaun on Nov 2, 1999)
  • 2006-2007: Milwaukee Brewers (via trade with Kevin Mench, Laynce Nix, & Julian Cordero for Carlos Lee & Nelson Cruz on July 28, 2006)
  • 2008-2011: Cincinnati Reds (as a free agent on Nov 28, 2007)
  • 2012: Toronto Blue Jays (as a free agent on Jan 24, 2012)
  • 2012: Houston Astros (via trade with Ben Francisco, Asher Wojciechowski, Carlos Perez, David Rollins & Joseph Musgrove for David Carpenter, J.A. Happ, & Brandon Lyon on July 20, 2012 – Released Sep 10, 2012)
  • Free Agent as of Feb 11, 2013

Salary History

  • 2012: $4.5 Million
  • 2012: $12 Million (declined, $1M buyout paid)
  • 2011: $12 Million
  • 2010: $12 Million
  • 2009: $12 Million
  • 2008: $8.5 Million
  • 2007: $5.4 Million (option exercised by Brewers)
  • 2006: $4 Million
  • 2005: $3.75 Million (w/ 250k signing bonus)
  • 2004: $2 Million (w/addtl 150k in bonuses possible)
  • 2003: $900,000
  • 2002: $315,000
  • 2001: $277,500
  • 2000: $200,000
  • 1999: $200,000

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