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Ismael Valdez

Full Name: Ismael Valdes
Born: August 21, 1973 in Cuidad Victoria, Mexico
Height: 6’4″ Weight: 225
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Wife (Karina – 11/27/99)
Resides: Cuidad Victoria, Mexico
MLB Debut: June 15, 1994


Notes

  • In 2004, Ismael decided he was going to use the spelling “Valdez” for himself. Before that, he used “Valdes”

Team History

  • 1991-2000: Los Angeles Dodgers (originally signed Jun 1991)
  • 1992-1993: Mexico City Tigers (on loan from Dodgers on Apr 21 – Jun 26, 1992 & Mar 17 to Aug 19, 1993)
  • 2000: Chicago Cubs (via trade with Eric Young for Terry Adams, Chad Ricketts, & Brian Stephenson (PTBNL) on Dec 12, 1999)
  • 2000: Los Angeles Dodgers (via trade for Jorge Piedra, Jamie Arnold, & $ on Jul 26, 2000)
  • 2001: Anaheim Angels (as a free agent on Jan 4, 2001)
  • 2002: Texas Rangers (as a free agent on Jan 28, 2002)
  • 2002: Seattle Mariners (via trade for Derrick van Dusen & Jermaine Clark on Aug 18, 2002)
  • 2003: Texas Rangers (as a free agent on Jan 15, 2003 – Granted Free Agency on Dec 7, 2003)
  • 2004: San Diego Padres (as a free agent on Dec 18, 2003)
  • 2004-2005: Florida Marlins (via trade for Travis Chick on Jul 31, 2004 – EFA Oct 29, 2005)
  • Unknown status as of Jan 11, 2007, presumed retired

Salary History

  • 2005: $1.5 Million
  • 2004: $800,000
  • 2003: $2.5 Million
  • 2002: $2.5 Million
  • 2001: $2.5 Million
  • 2000: $5,737,500
  • 1999: $4.25 Million
  • 1998: $2.8 Million
  • 1997: $900,000
  • 1996: $425,000
  • 1995: $136,000
  • 1994: $109,000

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