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Steven Lerud | Catcher

Team: Atlanta Braves
Age / DOB:  (30) / 10/13/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 220
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Braves signed C Steven Lerud to a minor league contract.
The 29-year-old backstop appeared in 61 games at Triple-A Lehigh Valley in 2013, slashing .217/.353/.311 with three homers and 21 RBI. He'll function merely as additional catching depth for the Braves. Sat, Nov 23, 2013 12:30:00 PM

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Phillies sent C Steven Lerud outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Lerud is a .222/.315/.354 career hitter in the minors. He will continue to serve as organizational catching depth.
Thu, Jun 27, 2013 02:52:00 PM

Phillies optioned C Steven Lerud to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

The move clears a spot for Carlos Ruiz (hamstring) to return from the disabled list. Lerud went 0-for-5 in six games during his brief stint with the big club.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 01:39:00 PM

Phillies purchased the contract of C Steven Lerud from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Lerud, who appeared in three games for the Phils last season, was batting .221/.383/.316 with a couple homers at Lehigh Valley. He'll serve as Humberto Quintero's backup while Carlos Ruiz and Erik Kratz are out.
Sun, Jun 9, 2013 10:05:00 AM

Phillies sent C Steven Lerud outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Lerud managed two hits in 10 at-bats this season as a September call-up. The 28-year-old catcher will go on acting as organizational depth for the Phillies.
Thu, Oct 18, 2012 03:05:00 PM

Phillies purchased the contract of C Steven Lerud from Double-A Reading.

With Brian Schneider headed to the disabled list, the 27-year-old Lerud will get his first taste of the major leagues after nine seasons in the minors. A career .221/.311/.353 hitter, he'll back-up Erik Kratz.
Fri, Aug 24, 2012 04:10:00 PM

Phillies signed C Steven Lerud to a minor league contract.

He also gets an invite to spring training. Lerud, 27, batted just .193/.268/.303 with five home runs, 30 RBI and a .571 OPS over 262 plate appearances this past season with Triple-A Norfolk in the Orioles' organization. He'll provide some catching depth in the minors.
Fri, Dec 9, 2011 04:33:00 PM

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PosRoleName
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2Gerald Laird
3Christian Bethancourt
1B1Freddie Freeman
2Joey Terdoslavich
2B1Tommy La Stella
2Phil Gosselin
3Pedro Ciriaco
SS1Andrelton Simmons
3B1Chris Johnson
2Ramiro Pena
LF1Justin Upton
2Ryan Doumit
CF1B.J. Upton
2Emilio Bonifacio
3Jose Constanza
RF1Jason Heyward
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PosRoleName
S1Julio Teheran
2Mike Minor
3Ervin Santana
4Aaron Harang
5Alex Wood
6Brandon Beachy
7Kris Medlen
8Gavin Floyd
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Craig Kimbrel
2David Carpenter
3Jordan Walden
4Shae Simmons
5Anthony Varvaro
6James Russell
7David Hale
8Luis Avilan
9Juan Jaime
10Chasen Shreve
11Gus Schlosser
12Aaron Northcraft
13Ian Thomas
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