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Edinson Volquez

Edinson Volquez
Volquez with the Reds
MLB Player information
NameEdinson Volquez
PositionStarting pitcher
MLB debutAugust 30, 2005 for the Texas Rangers
Career statistics
Earned run average4.64
* Texas Rangers (2005 2007) * Cincinnati Reds (2008 present)
*1× All-Star selection (2008)

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Edinson Volquez [VOL-kez] (born July 3, 1983, in Barahona, Dominican Republic), is a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball for the Cincinnati Reds. He bats and throws right-handed.

Listed at 6' 0", 200 pounds, Volquez made his major league debut on August 30, 2005, after rising rapidly through Texas' minor league system. Together with John Danks and Thomas Diamond, Volquez was one third of the vaunted "DVD" trio of Rangers pitching prospects. In 2007, Volquez was traded to the Cincinnati Reds.

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