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Steven Tolleson | Third Baseman

Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Age / DOB:  (30) / 11/1/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 185
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Blue Jays signed INF Steve Tolleson to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Tolleson is a .225/.273/.350 career hitter in 129 major league plate appearances. The 30-year-old utilityman is highly doubtful to crack Toronto's Opening Day roster. Tue, Dec 17, 2013 04:28:00 PM

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White Sox signed INF Steven Tolleson to a minor league contract.

He should receive a minor league invite to spring training. Tolleson batted only .183/.227/.310 in his brief time with Baltimore this season, but the Sox think he's a potential utility man.
Tue, Nov 13, 2012 09:24:00 PM

Steven Tolleson has elected free agency.

The Orioles outrighted him last week, but Tolleson has refused the assignment and will seek employment elsewhere. He batted only .183/.227/.310 in his brief time with Baltimore this season.
Mon, Nov 5, 2012 09:17:00 PM

Orioles sent INF Steven Tolleson outright to Triple-A Norfolk.

Tolleson batted only .183/.227/.310 in his brief time with Baltimore this season. He's likely to begin 2013 back at Triple-A.
Fri, Nov 2, 2012 04:10:00 PM

Orioles recalled 3B Steve Tolleson from Triple-A Norfolk.

The Orioles are adding at least four players for their first round of September callups. Tolleson, 28, is returning to a .185/.232/.323 batting line in 67 plate appearances this season and will provide corner infield/outfield depth.
Sat, Sep 1, 2012 08:50:00 AM

Steven Tolleson suffered a fractured right index finger while fielding a ball at Triple-A Norfolk Saturday.

It's not clear at this point how long he'll be sidelined, but obviously he won't be an option for a call-up for a while. Tolleson has batted just .185/.232/.323 batting line in 67 plate appearances this season during his time with the big club.
Sun, Aug 5, 2012 12:46:00 PM

Orioles optioned INF-OF Steven Tolleson to Triple-A Norfolk.

Tolleson has posted a weak .185/.232/.323 batting line in 67 plate appearances this season. The 28-year-old utilityman should be brought back up later this summer.
Thu, Jul 26, 2012 11:00:00 AM

Orioles recalled INF/OF Steve Tolleson from Triple-A Norfolk.

As expected. Tolleson is replacing Jake Arrieta on the active roster and will provide corner infield/outfield depth behind Chris Davis and Mark Reynolds.
Sat, Jul 7, 2012 02:59:00 PM

The Orioles are expected to recall INF-OF Steven Tolleson from Triple-A Norfolk on Saturday.

They have yet to announce the corresponding roster move with Jake Arrieta being demoted on Friday, but with Chris Davis and Mark Reynolds both nicked up, Tolleson seems like the logical choice to add depth in the infield. He's hitting .220 with two homers and a .658 OPS in 17 games with the Orioles this season.
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Fri, Jul 6, 2012 07:28:00 PM

Orioles optioned INF-OF Steven Tolleson to Triple-A Norfolk.

He was sent down in order to make room for Matt Lindstrom's return from the disabled list. Tolleson is hitting .220 (11-for-50) with two homers and a .658 OPS in 17 games with the Orioles this season. He should return to the majors at some point later this summer.
Wed, Jun 27, 2012 03:29:00 PM

Orioles recalled INF-OF Steven Tolleson from Triple-A Norfolk.

Tolleson is starting in left field on Thursday evening against the Pirates. He won't carry any fantasy value.
Thu, Jun 14, 2012 03:19:00 PM

Orioles optioned 2B Steven Tolleson to Triple-A Norfolk.

Tolleson batted just .237 with a .275 on-base percentage in 41 plate appearances with the O's. The 28-year-old will function as organizational infield depth at Norfolk.
Tue, Jun 12, 2012 06:40:00 PM

Steven Tolleson connected on a two-run homer on Tuesday night, helping to lead the Orioles to a 4-1 victory over starter Felix Doubront and the Red Sox.

Tolleson, starting at third base in place of Mark Reynolds, finished the night 1-for-3 with a walk. He's now hitting .313 in limited action, and will continue serving as a utility player and bench bat for the Orioles. Without a full-time role, he can be ignored in fantasy leagues.
Tue, May 22, 2012 10:25:00 PM

Orioles purchased the contract of INF Steven Tolleson from Triple-A Norfolk.

The 28-year-old was hitting .265/.357/.361 with one home run and two stolen bases in 25 games this year at the Triple-A level. Tolleson will act as general bench depth.
Wed, May 9, 2012 04:29:00 PM

Orioles signed INF Steven Tolleson to a minor league contract.

It's not clear if he'll get an invite to spring training. Tolleson, 28, batted .275/.358/.394 with nine home runs, 55 RBI and a .752 OPS over 557 plate appearances this season at the Triple-A level with the Padres and Athletics. He batted .286 (14-for-49) in 25 games with Oakland during the 2010 season.
Mon, Nov 21, 2011 09:38:00 PM

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