Full name is Jimmy Gerald Cordero…attended Liceo Politecnico Analilian Miranda H.S. in San Cristóbal, D.R.
Missed the entire season with the Chicago White Sox after undergoing “Tommy John” surgery on 3/18…the procedure was performed by Dr. James Andrews in Florida…was placed on the 60-day injured list on 3/21.
American League Relief Leaders: Games (2nd, 30); Inherited Runners Scored Pct. (3rd, 6.3); Holds (T6th, 9)...Appeared in 30 of the White Sox 60 games … held righthanded hitters to a .179 (10-56) average... Did not allow an inherited runner to score over his first 20 appearances (13 IR) … has allowed just 5.1 percent (2-36) of inherited runners to score since 2019, the lowest in the majors... Made his season debut on Opening Day (7/24) vs. Minnesota (2 ER/0.1 IP) … recorded his first hold on 7/31 at Kansas City, throwing 1.2 scoreless IP with three strikeouts...Suffered his first loss on 8/9 vs. Cleveland after allowing two runs (one earned) in the 10th inning...Threw a season-high 2.0 scoreless IP on 8/20 vs. Detroit … worked in four consecutive games from 8/26-30, allowing two runs on four hits over 3.2 IP...Allowed his first inherited runner to score on 9/8 at Pittsburgh … recorded his first win of the season on 9/13 vs. Detroit, working a 1.0 scoreless IP with a walk...Made a season-high six consecutive scoreless appearances from 9/8-19 (5.1 IP) … allowed a season-high three runs in 0.2 IP on 9/24 at Cleveland... Received his first career ejection on 9/25 vs. the Cubs after hitting catcher Willson Contreras with a pitch in the seventh … was ejected by home plate umpire Dan Bellino...Allowed three runs (two earned) over 1.0 IP in his last appearance of the season on 9/27 vs. the Cubs...Pitched in two games of the AL Wild Card Series at Oakland … allowed one hit with two strikeouts over 3.2 scoreless IP...Made his postseason debut in Game 2, surrendering one hit with two strikeouts over 2.2 scoreless IP … retired all three batters faced in a scoreless inning in Game 3.
Appeared in 30 games in his first season with the White Sox ... Set career-highs in games (31), IP (37.1) and strikeouts (31) ... Grab Some Bench: Limited opponents to a .197 (26-for-132) average, including a .163 (8-49) mark vs. lefties ... Under Pressure: Held opponents to a .156 (5-for-32) average with RISP and a .155 (9-for-58) mark with runners on base … limited first batters faced to a .115 (3-for-26) average … allowed just one of 23 inherited runners to score (4.3 percent) ... Began the season in the Washington organization … was claimed by the Blue Jays off waivers on 5/15 … made his season debut with Toronto on 5/22 vs. Boston, suffering the loss after allowing one run on two hits over 1.1 IP ... Was claimed by Seattle off waivers on 5/27, appearing in one game with Class AA Arkansas … was claimed by the White Sox off waivers and assigned to Class AAA Charlotte on 6/7 ... Was recalled from Charlotte on 7/20 … made his White Sox debut on 7/21, retiring the only Tampa Bay hitter he faced … threw a career-high 2.2 scoreless IP on 7/28 vs. Minnesota ... Earned his first hold on 8/5 vs. Detroit (1.0 scoreless IP) … retired all six batters faced on 8/22 against Texas ... Ended the season with a career-high 13.2 scoreless IP streak … earned his first win in the finale on 9/29 vs. Detroit ... Went a combined 4-2 with 2.88 ERA (11 ER/43.1 IP), 34 strikeouts and .241 (32-for-133) opponents average over 27 minor league games between four teams in four different organizations ... Pitched in nine games with Escogido in the Dominican Winter League, posting a 0.00 ERA over 9.2 IP.
Began his season with Triple-A Syracuse...Had his contract selected on Aug. 1...Made his MLB debut on Aug. 2 vs. Cincinnati... Enjoyed two stints with the Nationals in 2018...Offered scoreless relief in his final six MLB games from Sept. 21-30...Opposing batters went 3-for-19 (.158) without an extra-base hit during this stretch...Recorded a career-high six saves and a career-best 1.96 ERA in 41 games with Triple-A Syracuse.
Appeared in 41 games for Double-A Harrisburg in his first season in Washington's system...Went 2-6 with a 6.84 ERA in 41 games...Following the season, went 2-0 with a 1.50 ERA (2 ER/12.0 IP) and 13 strikeouts against just two walks in nine games for Mesa of the Arizona Fall League.
Appeared in 22 games across four levels of Philadaelphia's Minor League system, going 2-3 with two saves and a 5.00 ERA...Made his first appearance at the Triple-A level, Sept. 4 vs. Rochester (MIN).
Began the season with Dunedin (A)...Posted a 1.32 ERA in eight May games...Promoted to New Hampshire (AA) on 5/26...Pitched at least 2.0 innings in seven of his 17 relief appearances...Traded to the Phillies on 7/31 and assigned to Reading (AA)...Allowed two ER in his first inning with Reading and then allowed just two ER over his final 16.0 innings (1.13 ERA)...Averaged 9.5 SO/9.0 IP...Held opposing hitters to a .193 AVG...Appeared in four games during the Eastern League playoffs and held opponents to a .158 AVG (3-19)...Participated in Florida Instructional League
Spent the entire season with Lansing (A)...Averaged 9.5 SO/9.0 IP...On DL with a right biceps strain, 4/23-7/6...Went 2-1, 0.75 ERA (1 ER, 12.0 IP) in July
Spent most of the season with the Gulf Coast League Blue Jays (R)...Pitched in one game for Bluefield (R) after being promoted on 8/29
Began his pro career with the Dominican Summer League Blue Jays (R)...Held RHH to a .195 AVG