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Greg Golson | Outfielder

Team: Milwaukee Brewers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 9/17/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Brewers released OF Greg Golson.
Golson signed a minor league deal with the Brewers in January, but now he'll attempt to latch on elsewhere. The 28-year-old hasn't played in the majors since 2011. Mar 25 - 10:50 AM

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Brewers signed OF Greg Golson to a minor league contract.

Golson spent all of last season in the minors and also appeared in one game in independent ball, batting .249/.313/.392 with six homers and 19 steals overall. He'll provide organizational depth.
Jan 13 - 6:46 PM

Braves signed OF Greg Golson to a minor league contract; assigned him to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Golson batted .244/.297/.401 with five homers and 12 steals over 55 games for the Rockies' Triple-A affiliate and also played one game for the independent league Lancaster Barnstormers. He hasn't appeared in the majors since 2011.
Tue, Jul 30, 2013 06:07:00 PM

Rockies signed OF Greg Golson to a minor league contract.

No word on whether he'll get an invite to spring training. Golson, 27, hit .276/.309/.412 with six homers, 20 stolen bases and a .721 OPS in 109 games last season at the Triple-A affiliate for the White Sox. He'll likely serve as outfield depth in the minors.
Wed, Jan 30, 2013 01:32:00 PM

White Sox acquired OF Greg Golson from the Royals for cash considerations.

A former first-round pick, Golson offers plenty of tools but has struggled with adjusting to major league pitching. He had just three hits in 20 plate appearances this spring.
Sun, Mar 25, 2012 02:00:00 PM

Royals signed OF Greg Golson to a minor league contract.

Released by the Yankees last week, Golson latches on with an organization where he might have a shot to crack the opening day roster. The 26-year-old outfielder is a burner, but will have to prove he can contribute with more than his speed. A former first-round pick of the Phillies in 2004, Golson has plenty of tools, but he fans almost as often as he gets on base.
Tue, Dec 13, 2011 01:51:00 PM

Yankees released OF Greg Golson.

Golson appeared in a handful of games with the Yankees this season, but spent the majority of the year with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, batting .263/.330/.385 with eight home runs, 33 RBI, 15 stolen bases and a .716 OPS over 429 plate appearances. The 26-year-old outfielder shouldn't have a problem finding a new home.
Thu, Dec 8, 2011 11:22:00 AM

Yankees recalled OF Greg Golson from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Golson has appeared in just one game with the Yankees this season. He will serve as outfield depth.
Tue, Sep 6, 2011 03:54:00 PM

Yankees optioned OF Greg Golson to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Golson appeared in one game for the Bombers and didn't get an at-bat. He'll return to a .295/.350/.432 batting line at Triple-A.
Sun, Jul 17, 2011 11:07:00 AM

Yankees recalled OF Greg Golson from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

He'll replace Alex Rodriguez on the active roster. Golson, 25, was batting .295/.350/.432 with five homers, 25 RBI and six stolen bases over 61 games at the Triple-A level this season. He's unlikely to see much playing time.
Thu, Jul 14, 2011 02:39:00 PM

Yankees reassigned OF Greg Golson to minor league camp.

Golson suffered a ribcage injury in early March and is just now getting back to live games. The Yankees want him to see regular at-bats down at the Triple-A level.
Wed, Mar 23, 2011 05:48:00 PM

Greg Golson (rib) is in the starting lineup Tuesday for the first time since March 7.

Golson has been limited for over two weeks by a right ribcage injury that he suffered in a Grapefruit League game against the Orioles. He's playing left field Tuesday.
Tue, Mar 22, 2011 10:30:00 AM

Greg Golson left Monday's game against the Orioles with a right ribcage injury.

But he still left his stamp on the game by cutting down Mark Reynolds at the plate in the second inning. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said that Golson will be evaluated Tuesday.
Mon, Mar 7, 2011 10:16:00 PM

Greg Golson (head) is expected to return to workouts on Tuesday.

Golson was hit in the head by A.J. Burnett during batting practice on Sunday morning, but the good news is that he's just fine. The 25-year-old outfielder could return to game action as soon as Wednesday.
Mon, Feb 28, 2011 08:32:00 PM

Greg Golson was hit in the head by A.J. Burnett during a batting practice session on Sunday morning.

Golson was taken off the field in a cart, but fortunately everything checked out OK. "He [Golson] probably won’t play [today]," said Girardi. "But he is OK." As easy as it would be to blame this incident on the erratic Burnett, the Yankees feel the glare made the ball impossible for Golson to pick up. According to Marc Carig of the Newark Star-Ledger, the Yankees plan to stop hitting on the back field of their spring training facility.
Mon, Feb 28, 2011 09:09:00 AM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Jonathan Lucroy
2Martin Maldonado
1B1Mark Reynolds
2Lyle Overbay
2B1Scooter Gennett
2Rickie Weeks
3Elian Herrera
SS1Jean Segura
3B1Aramis Ramirez
2Jeff Bianchi
LF1Khris Davis
CF1Carlos Gomez
2Logan Schafer
RF1Ryan Braun
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Yovani Gallardo
2Kyle Lohse
3Matt Garza
4Marco Estrada
5Wily Peralta
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Francisco Rodriguez
2Jim Henderson
3Brandon Kintzler
4Tom Gorzelanny
5Tyler Thornburg
6Will Smith
7Wei-Chung Wang
8Zach Duke
9Rob Wooten