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Justin Sellers | Second Baseman

Team: Chicago White Sox
Age / DOB:  (29) / 2/1/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'10" / 170
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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White Sox acquired INF Justin Sellers from Pirates for a player to be named later.
With Micah Johnson forced to the disabled list at Triple-A Charlotte, Sellers will provide versatility and insurance. Jul 30 - 6:33 PM

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Pirates activated INF Justin Sellers from the 60-day disabled list; sent him outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Sellers has battled an Achilles injury all season. While he appears to be over it, he's now off the Pirates' 40-man roster.
Jul 26 - 8:43 AM

Pirates transferred INF Justin Sellers from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster. Sellers is currently working his way back from an Achilles injury.
May 19 - 2:57 PM

Justin Sellers will begin a minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Indianapolis on Saturday.

Sellers is working his way back from an Achilles injury. Once he is deemed ready, it's unclear if he'll rejoin the Pirates or function as organizational depth in the minor leagues.
Apr 25 - 3:29 PM

Pirates placed INF Justin Sellers on the 15-day disabled list with an Achilles injury.

He's only expected to be sidelined for a week or two. Sellers might be optioned to the minors once he's healthy.
Apr 5 - 3:33 PM

Justin Sellers is expected to open the season on the disabled list with an Achilles injury.

It's not a strain, but the discomfort is great enough that Sellers won't be able to play for the first week or two of the 2015 regular season. The 28-year-old utility infielder was already a longshot to make the Pirates' active Opening Day roster out of camp.
Apr 2 - 9:22 AM

Pirates acquired INF Justin Sellers from the Indians for cash considerations.

The 28-year-old utility infielder owns a troublesome career slash of .198/.280/.294 over 99 big league contests. He'll be nothing more than additional depth in the infield for the Pirates.
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 10:02:00 AM

Indians recalled INF Justin Sellers from Triple-A Columbus.

Sellers is 3-for-16 (.188) this season with the big-league club. He'll provide infield depth.
Fri, Sep 5, 2014 02:52:00 PM

Indians optioned INF Justin Sellers to Triple-A Columbus.

Sellers is 3-for-16 (.188) this season with the big-league club. He was sent back to the Triple-A level on Wednesday to open up an active roster spot for Jason Kipnis, who is returning from the disabled list.
Wed, May 28, 2014 04:41:00 PM

Indians recalled INF Justin Sellers from Triple-A Columbus.

Sellers, 28, owns an ugly .199/.278/.301 batting line over 266 plate appearances in the majors. He's a decent defender, but don't look for any fantasy value.
Tue, May 20, 2014 03:10:00 PM

The Indians are expected to call up Justin Sellers from Triple-A Columbus.

Nothing official yet from the team. Sellers is hitting .227 with .593 OPS through 37 games in the minors this year and owns a .199/.278/.301 batting line over 266 plate appearances in the majors. He's not a fantasy option.
Tue, May 20, 2014 02:47:00 PM

Indians optioned INF Justin Sellers to Triple-A Columbus.

Sellers was only up with the big club for a few days while Lonnie Chisenhall was on paternity leave. He should get another shot later this season.
Sun, Apr 13, 2014 09:52:00 AM

Indians recalled INF Justin Sellers from Triple-A Columbus.

Sellers will give the Tribe infield depth while Lonnie Chisenhall helps his wife through child birth. Sellers is a .199/.278/.301 career hitter in the majors.
Thu, Apr 10, 2014 10:35:00 AM

Indians optioned INF Justin Sellers to Triple-A Columbus.

A mid-March hip flexor injury damaged the small shot Sellers had of landing an Opening Day roster spot. He'll function as organizational infield depth in 2014.
Thu, Mar 27, 2014 11:55:00 AM

Justin Sellers will be sidelined for the next few days with a hip flexor injury.

It shouldn't affect his chances at an Opening Day roster spot, but Sellers was already probably a long shot.
Mon, Mar 17, 2014 01:58:00 PM

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