Chris Cody

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Christopher Patrick Cody

  • Bats Left, Throws Left
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 196 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Chris Cody pitched in the minor leagues and CPBL.

Cody was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 8th round of the 2006 Amateur Draft, and he was 4-1 with a 2.38 ERA in his first season for the Oneonta Tigers. He went 5-5 with a 1.77 ERA with the West Michigan Whitecaps in 2007, and he also recorded a 3.60 ERA in 5 games for the Brevard County Manatees after he was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers for José Capellán on July 1. Cody then had a 1.74 ERA in 5 games with the Whitecaps, and his ERA was 1.83 in 14 games with the Manatees in 2008. He was 3rd in the affiliated minors in ERA behind Madison Bumgarner and Jon Kibler. He was 5-1 with a 2.30 ERA for the AA Huntsville Stars in 2009, but his ERA rose to 4.90 with a 8-8 record for the AAA Nashville Sounds. Cody was 7-8 with a 4.19 ERA for the Stars in 2010, and he was 3-1 with a 3.46 ERA for the Mississippi Braves.

In the middle of the 2011 season, Cody left the affiliated minors and joined the York Revolution of the Atlantic League. He was 9-5 with a 4.39 ERA in 2011, then he went 10-14 with a 4.38 ERA in 2012. He tied Derell McCall and Virgil Vasquez for 8th in wins, and he also led the league in losses. Cody then went 15-9 with a 3.12 ERA in 2013, leading the league in strikeouts, ranking 2nd in wins (3 behind Dwayne Pollok) and finishing 3rd in ERA (after Josh Lowey and Pollok). He was named the league's All-Star left-handed pitcher. He also had a 3-3 record with a 3.18 ERA for the Aguilas Cibaenas in winter ball.

Cody went to Taiwan and joined the CTBC Brothers in 2014. He was 7-2 with a 2.38 ERA, and he would have win the ERA title had he qualified. He started in the 2014 Taiwan Series Game 1, but he allowed 2 runs in 5 innings and Mitch Talbot got the win over him. The Lamigo Monkeys beat the Elephants in 5 games. Cody's ERA rose to 14.54 in 2015, and he was released in May. He returned to the Revolution in 2017, and he pitched 3 2/3 shutout innings for them. He also went 1-2 with a 5.63 ERA for the Salina Stockade, and his professional career ended after the 2017 season.