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Steve Lombardozzi | Second Baseman

Team: Chicago White Sox
Age / DOB:  (27) / 9/20/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 198
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
Contract: view contract details

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White Sox signed INF Steve Lombardozzi to a minor league contract.
Lombardozzi went 0-for-10 with four strikeouts for the Pirates in 2015 and he also posted underwhelming numbers on the farm. The 27-year-old utilityman probably won't crack the White Sox 40-man roster. Nov 2 - 1:41 PM

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Pirates sent INF/OF Steve Lombardozzi outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.

He cleared waivers after being designated for assignment and will remain in the organization. Lombardozzi is a career .263/.294/.336 hitter over parts of five seasons in the majors.
Jul 27 - 7:36 PM

Pirates designated INF/OF Steve Lombardozzi for assignment.

The move clears a spot for the newly-acquired Aramis Ramirez on the 40-man roster. Lombardozzi has appeared in 12 games with the Pirates this season, but has mostly functioned as infield depth in Triple-A.
Jul 23 - 5:52 PM

Pirates optioned INF/OF Steve Lombardozzi to Triple-A Indianapolis.

The 26-year-old utility man has appeared in 12 games for the Pirates this season, going hitless in 10 at-bats. He'll continue to function as organizational depth.
Jul 12 - 4:56 PM

Pirates recalled INF/OF Steve Lombardozzi from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Lombardozzi was hitless in four at-bats in a brief stop with the Pirates earlier this season. He'll be used in a utility role.
Jun 28 - 11:52 AM

Pirates optioned INF/OF Steve Lombardozzi to Triple-A Indianapolis.

He was sent out to make room for Wilfredo Boscan who will provide an extra arm in the bullpen. Lombardozzi should get another shot with the big league club before long.
May 16 - 2:08 PM

Pirates purchased the contract of INF/OF Steve Lombardozzi from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Lombarddozzi was off to a .379/.460/.483 start at the plate at Indy. He's operate in a utility role.
May 6 - 2:17 PM

Pirates acquired INF Steve Lombardozzi from the Orioles for cash considerations.

Lombardozzi was outrighted off the Orioles' 40-man roster in December after batting just .288/.297/.329 across 74 plate appearances in 2014. The 26-year-old is capable of playing all over the diamond defensively and will act as a utilityman for the Bucs in 2015.
Feb 3 - 5:52 PM

Orioles sent INF Steve Lombardozzi outright to Triple-A Norfolk.

He is now off Baltimore's 40-man roster. Lombardozzi batted just .288/.297/.329 in 74 plate appearances this past season for the Orioles and he owns a weak .266/.297/.341 career slash line at the major league level.
Mon, Dec 8, 2014 05:51:00 PM

Orioles optioned INF Steve Lombardozzi to Triple-A Norfolk.

They've chosen to keep three catchers on the roster for the time being. Lombardozzi's second stint with the big club this season was a brief one, as he was just called up Saturday.
Sun, May 25, 2014 12:51:00 PM

Orioles recalled INF Steve Lombardozzi from Triple-A Norfolk.

Lombardozzi began the season with the Orioles, hitting .292/.301/.333 with two RBI and a 13/0 K/BB ratio in 72 at-bats. He's a valuable bench option with his ability to play all over the field.
Sat, May 24, 2014 12:33:00 PM

Orioles optioned INF Steve Lombardozzi to Triple-A Norfolk.

Lombardozzi started 13 straight games at second base for the Orioles at one point this season, but Jonathan Schoop has since taken over the position. Lombardozzi got the boot Thursday to clear a roster spot for Manny Machado, who was activated from the disabled list.
Thu, May 1, 2014 01:03:00 PM

Steve Lombardozzi went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored as the Orioles lost to the Blue Jays on Tuesday.

Lombardozzi hasn't had much to offer in the way of power, but he's carrying an impressive .318 average over 67 plate appearances playing second base just about every day for the Orioles.
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:39:00 PM

Orioles acquired INF Steve Lombardozzi from the Tigers for SS Alex Gonzalez.

The Tigers landed Lombardozzi from the Nationals this winter in the Doug Fister trade but decided to unload him on Monday morning to bring in some veteran shortstop help. Lombardozzi can play all around the diamond and should be an active utilityman this summer in Baltimore. The 25-year-old is a Maryland native.
Mon, Mar 24, 2014 09:22:00 AM

Steve Lombardozzi went 2-for-3 and drove home a run as the Tigers fell to the Yankees in Grapefruit League action on Friday.

The 25-year-old utilityman who came over in this winter's Doug Fister trade, got the start at second base in this one. He's likely to see considerable action all over the field for the Tigers in 2014, and makes for a nice middle infield option in deeper AL-only leagues.
Sat, Mar 8, 2014 09:59:00 AM