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Boston Red Sox center fielder Coco Crisp scores the winning run on an RBI single by catcher Jason Varitek in the ninth inning against Baltimore Orioles pitcher Danys Baez at Orioles Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore on September 6, 2007. The Red Sox defeated the Orioles 7-6. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)
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Danys Báez González (Spanish pronunciation: , English: /ˈdæni ˈbaɪ.ɛz/; born September 10, 1977, in Pinar del Río, Cuba) is a Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies. Báez has previously played for the Cleveland Indians (2001–2003), Tampa Bay Devil Rays (2004–2005), Los Angeles Dodgers (2006), Atlanta Braves (2006), and Baltimore Orioles (2007–2009).

Báez was signed by the Cleveland Indians in 1999. In his second season, he played for both the Indians and the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons. In his debut, he went a scoreless inning against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Over the rest of the year, he went 5–3 with a 2.91 ERA.

In 2002, Báez was moved into the starting rotation of the Indians. He won his first start on April 5 of that year facing the Detroit Tigers. In 26 starts, he went 9–10 with a 4.44 ERA. He was given the role of closer in August, where he finished off the season.

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