From BR Bullpen
Cory Wade Vance
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 6' 1", Weight 195 lb.
- School Georgia Institute of Technology
- Debut September 21, 2002
- Final Game September 26, 2003
- Born June 20, 1979 in Dayton, OH USA
 Biographical Information
Cory Vance was the USA junior national team ace in 1997. He was 4-1 with a staff-best 1.55 ERA. He struck out 44 in 29 innings while allowing just 16 hits. He lost the semifinals of the 1997 World Junior Championship to Cuba; the USA wound up with a Bronze. Fellow US southpaw Rick Ankiel made the All-Tournament Team as the top LHP. Vance was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers but opted for college.