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NEW YORK METS VS ST.LOUIS CARDINALS
New York Mets second baseman Jose Valentin (R) gives pitcher Jorge Sosa a pat on the back after Sosa gave up a single to Adam Kennedy of the St. Louis Cardinals in the fifth inning at Shea Stadium on June 25, 2007 in New York. second baseman(UPI Photo/Monika Graff)
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Jorge Bolivar Sosa (born April 28, 1977 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a Major League Baseball pitcher, who is currently a free agent. Sosa stands at 6'2" tall and reportedly weighs 218 pounds. He bats and throws right-handed.

Signed by the Colorado Rockies as an amateur free agent in 1995, Sosa spent his first five minor league seasons as an outfielder, but was converted to a pitcher when it was discovered that his arm strength was superior to his batting abilities. He throws his fastball as high as 99 MPH, but usually resides in the mid-90's. He also throws a curveball, slider, and a changeup.

Sosa spent time in the minor league organizations of the Rockies, Seattle Mariners, and Milwaukee Brewers before heading to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays as a Rule 5 Draft pick. Sosa was traded from the Devil Rays to the Atlanta Braves for infielder Nick Green just before the 2005 season.

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