David Cardenas Cortes
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 195 lb.
- High School El Centro High School
- Debut August 30, 1999
- Final Game July 13, 2006
- Born October 15, 1973 in Mexicali, Baja California Mexico
David Cortes allowed no runs in 3 2/3 innings in four games in the 2008 Final Olympic Qualification Tournament. Cortes was awful in the 2009 World Baseball Classic, allowing 5 hits, 2 walks and 5 runs in one inning of work, including a Chris Snelling homer. In all three of his outings, he was replaced by Dennys Reyes. He is the brother of Humberto Cardenas.