Vicente de la Cruz Padilla is a Nicaraguan professional baseball pitcher with the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. Padilla has previously pitched for the Arizona Diamondbacks, Philadelphia Phillies, Texas Rangers and Los Angeles Dodgers. Padilla pitched for Nicaragua in the 1998 Baseball World Cup, helping his team win the Bronze medal as the closer. He also appeared in the Central American Games the same year, as his team finished in second place. After working with former MLB pitcher Dennis Martínez to improve his change-up, Padilla was signed as an international free agent by the...
|Birthdate:||September 27, 1977|
|All Positions Played:||Pitcher, Starting pitcher|
|Also known as:||Vicente de la Cruz Padilla, Vicente de la Cruz Padilla Ordóñez, V.パディーヤ|