From BR Bullpen
Julio César Raudez Pavon
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 180 lb.
Julio Raudez is a second-generation Nicaraguan baseball ace, the son of Diego Raudez. Julio Raudez was 1-0 in the 1997 Intercontinental Cup, fanning 9 in 7 shutout innings. He went 1-1 in the 1998 Baseball World Cup but his 8.16 ERA was second-highest on Nicaragua; on the other hand, he also fanned 17 in 14 1/3 innings.
Raudez was rocked in the 2001 Baseball World Cup, giving up six runs on five hits and five walks in two innings and taking a loss. He had Nicaragua's highest ERA. In the 2005 Baseball World Cup, Raudez was 1-1 with a 2.53 ERA, 4th on Nicaragua behind Wilton Lopez, Oswaldo Mairena and Olman Rostrán. He outdueled Pavel Budský in a 1-0 win over the Czech Republic but lost to Japan.
Raudez allowed three runs in 7 innings in the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games, getting no decision. Raudez was 1-1 with a 1.13 ERA in the 2006 COPABE Olympic qualifiers. In the 2007 Pan American Games, Julio lost a 1-0 duel to Claudio Yamada of Brazil, going 8 innings in the defeat.