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Jorge Cantu

Full Name: Jorge Luis Cantu
Born: January 30, 1982 in McAllen, TX
Height: 6’3″ Weight: 210
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Unknownh
Resides: Reynosa, Mexico
MLB Debut: July 17, 2004


Notes

  • Is a citizen of both the US and Mexico. Born in Texas, moved to Mexico when one week old.

Team History

  • 1998-2007: Tampa Bay Devil Rays (as a non drafted free agent on Jul 2, 1998)
  • 2007-2008: Cincinnati Reds (via trade with Shaun Cumberland & $ for Calvin Medlock, Brian Shackelford, & PTBNL on Jul 28, 2007 – GFA Dec 5, 2007)
  • 2008-2010: Florida Marlins (as a minor league free agent on Jan 4, 2008)
  • 2010: Texas Rangers (via trade with $ for Evan Reed & Omar Poveda on Jul 29, 2010 – EFA Nov 7, 2010)
  • 2011: San Diego Padres (as a free agent on Jan 24, 2011 – DFA Jun 16, 2011)
  • 2011: Colorado Rockies (as a free agent on Jul 30, 2011)
  • 2012: Anaheim Angels (as a minor league free agent on Jan 6, 2012 – Released May 6, 2012)
  • Free Agent as of Feb 11, 2013
  • 2014- : Doosan Bears (Korean Ball, as a free agent on Dec ??, 2013)

Salary History

  • 2012: $480,000 (presumed minimum)
  • 2011: $850,000
  • 2010: $6 Million (FLA sent $600k of remaining $2M due at trade)
  • 2009: $3.5 Million
  • 2008: $500,000
  • 2007: Unknown
  • 2006: $355,800
  • 2005: $316,900

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