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Steve Lombardozzi | Second Baseman

Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Age / DOB:  (26) / 9/20/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 198
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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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

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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

Tigers acquired INF Steve Lombardozzi from the Nationals in the Doug Fister trade.

Lomardozzi is only a career .264/.297/.342 hitter, but he offers versatility and is just 25 years of age. He will operate in a utility role for the Tigers next season.
Mon, Dec 2, 2013 08:49:00 PM

Steve Lombardozzi went 3-for-4 with a two-run double in Friday's win over the Phillies.

The three-hit night pulled his batting average up from .220 to .242 on the year. With Danny Espinosa (wrist) ailing, Lombardozzi should get regular playing time at second base over the next few days. He doesn't excel in any one category, but with his multi-position eligibility, he could be useful in deeper mixed fantasy leagues.
Fri, May 24, 2013 09:58:00 PM

Nationals manager Davey Johnson said during a radio appearance Wednesday that Steve Lombardozzi will play second base for the final two games of the series against the Braves.

This means that the struggling Danny Espinosa will take a seat. Of course, Lombardozzi hasn't been much better lately, as he's hitless over his last 13 at-bats dating back to April 23. Still, it's a situation to monitor in fantasy leagues.
Wed, May 1, 2013 11:27:00 AM

Nationals manager Davey Johnson said Wednesday that Steve Lombardozzi will begin playing regularly.

The Nationals have struggled to produce offensively over the past week and believe starting Lombardozzi could provide a spark. The 24-year-old is hitting .345 with an .815 OPS in 31 plate appearances this season. He can play a variety of positions and will get a nice boost in fantasy value with the added playing time.
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 04:49:00 PM

While his teammates were combining for 16 hits and 12 runs, Steve Lombardozzi went 0-for-6 for the Nationals on Sunday.

The Nationals are optimistic that Danny Espinosa's shoulder problems won't force him out of the lineup at any point, but Lombardozzi is supposed to be their fallback if something goes wrong. Now it's worth wondering if Anthony Rendon might not be the choice instead. While Rendon is tearing it up this spring, Lombardozzi is 9-for-52 with a couple of doubles, no homers and one walk.
Sun, Mar 17, 2013 05:15:00 PM

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