MLB

Alex Cora # - IF

  • Age: 38
  • DOB: 1975/10/18
  • POB: Caguas, PR
  • Height: 6-0 Weight: 200lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/R
  • MLB Seasons: 14
  • Drafted by LA Dodgers in 1996 (3rd round).

Scouting Report

AssetsIs an above-average fielder. Has the quickness to go deep in the infield holes and the agility to turn tight double plays. Thinks the game very well.
FlawsUsually posts mediocre offensive numbers, especially when facing lefties. Doesn't have base-stealing speed or home-run power.
Career potentialVeteran backup infielder and leader.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2012/03/25Released by the St. Louis Cardinals.
2012/02/06Signed by the St. Louis Cardinals to a minor league contract.
2011/10/30Filed for free agency.
2011/06/03Missed 1 game (stomach ailment).
2011/06/02Stomach ailment, day-to-day.
2011/03/30Contract purchased from Syracuse (AAA).
2011/01/17Signed by the Washington Nationals to a minor league contract.
2010/09/06Designated for assignment by the Texas Rangers.
2010/08/24Contract purchased from Oklahoma City (AAA).
2010/08/17Signed by the Texas Rangers to a minor league contract.
2010/08/07Released by the New York Mets.
2009/11/30Re-signed as a free agent by the New York Mets to a one-year contract.
2009/08/18Thumb injury, late September (retroactive to August 13th, 2009).
2009/08/16Hand injury, day-to-day.
2009/06/02Missed 13 games (thumb injury).
2009/05/18Thumb injury, early September.
2009/01/22Signed as a free agent by the New York Mets to a one-year contract.
2008/10/30Filed for free agency.
2008/05/07Missed 26 games (right elbow injury).
2008/05/07Optioned to Pawtucket (AAA).
2008/04/16Right elbow injury, 15-day DL.
2008/04/10Right elbow injury, day-to-day.
2006/11/17Re-signed by the Boston Red Sox to a two-year contract.
2006/10/31Filed for free agency.
2005/07/07Acquired from the Cleveland Indians.
2005/01/18Signed as a free agent by the Cleveland Indians to a two-year contract.
2004/12/21Los Angeles Dodgers declined to tender a contract.
2004/03/16Forearm injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2003/12/20Re-signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers to a one-year contract.
2003/01/15Re-signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers to a one-year contract.
2002/08/30Missed 2 games (concussion).
2002/08/27Concussion, day-to-day.

Trades

2012/02/06Signed by the St. Louis Cardinals to a minor league contract.
2011/01/17Signed by the Washington Nationals to a minor league contract.
2010/08/17Signed by the Texas Rangers to a minor league contract.
2009/01/22Signed as a free agent by the New York Mets.
2005/07/07Cleveland Indians traded Alex Cora to the Boston Red Sox for Ramon Vazquez.
2005/01/18Signed as a free agent by the Cleveland Indians.
1996/06/04Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 3rd round in 1996.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2011WashingtonNL91156123561061223204.224.287.276.563
2010TexasAL470200000000-.286.286.286.572
2010NY MetsNL62169143563020101641-.207.265.278.543
2010Total NYN/TexMLB66176143763020101641-.210.266.278.544
2010Oklahoma CityAAA6225410123210-.182.280.364.644
2009NY MetsNL8227131681111182528838.251.320.310.630
2009BuffaloAAA31403100000000.214.214.286.500
2008BostonAL7515214418209161311-.270.371.349.720
2008PawtucketAAA31123000002000.273.273.273.546
2007BostonAL832073051105318723115.246.298.386.684
2006BostonAL962353156721181929627.238.312.298.610
2005BostonAL47104142832216612125.269.310.394.704
2005ClevelandAL4914611305218518603.205.250.288.538
2005Total Cle/BosAL962502558843241130728.232.275.332.607
2004LA DodgersNL138405471079410474741348.264.364.380.744
2003LA DodgersNL1484773911924343416594215.249.287.338.625
2002LA DodgersNL11525837751445282638727.291.371.434.805
2001LA DodgersNL134405388818342931580220.217.285.306.591
2000LA DodgersNL109353398418643226534112.238.302.357.659
2000AlbuquerqueAAA30110184183020710537.373.417.500.917
1999LA DodgersNL113025100304002.167.194.200.394
1999AlbuquerqueAAA80302519311743712379512.308.348.430.778
1998LA DodgersNL293314010028002.121.194.182.376
1998AlbuquerqueAAA812294279175545153810718.264.303.408.711
1997San AntonioAA12744852105204348256012920.234.279.317.596
1996Vero BeachA6121426555402612365516.257.306.318.624
TotalMLB127334083608281403935286248423472198.243.310.338.648
TotalAL3548511002083313769539515620.244.309.338.647
TotalNL91925572606201072628217195328321578.242.310.338.648
TotalAAA2036881182233815101043789251537.324.362.467.829
TotalAA12744852105204348256012920.234.279.317.596
TotalA6121426555402612365516.257.306.318.624

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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