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Steve Lombardozzi | Second Baseman

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (27) / 9/20/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 198
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Nationals signed INF/OF Steve Lombardozzi to a minor league contract; assigned him to Triple-A Syracuse.
Lombardozzi was slashing .367/.401/.428 with zero homers and 20 RBI in 40 games this season for the Maryland Blue Crabs of the independent Atlantic League. The 27-year-old utilityman appeared in 257 games with the Nationals between 2011-2013, hitting .264/.297/.342 with five home runs in 755 plate appearances. Jun 6 - 2:24 PM

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Steve Lombardozzi has agreed to a contract with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs of the independent Atlantic League.

The 27-year-old utilityman was released from the White Sox at the end of spring training and failed to catch on with another MLB organization. Lombardozzi played his high school ball in Columbia, Maryland.
Apr 18 - 10:39 AM

White Sox released INF/OF Steve Lombardozzi.

Lombardozzi wasn't given much playing time this spring before being cut and the White Sox determined he was no longer a fit for their Triple-A Charlotte roster. The veteran utility player should latch on elsewhere quickly.
Mar 31 - 4:28 PM

White Sox reassigned INF Steve Lombardozzi and RHP Tyler Danish to minor league camp.

No surprises in this round of cuts. Lombardozzi took only 10 at-bats at the major league level in 2015 and registered no hits. He'll function as organizational infield depth this season for the White Sox.
Mar 21 - 12:37 PM

White Sox signed INF Steve Lombardozzi to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

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.
Mon, Nov 2, 2015 01:41:00 PM

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.
Mon, Jul 27, 2015 07:36:00 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.
Thu, Jul 23, 2015 05:52:00 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.
Sun, Jul 12, 2015 04:56:00 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.
Sun, Jun 28, 2015 11:52:00 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.
Sat, May 16, 2015 02:08:00 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.
Wed, May 6, 2015 02:17:00 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.
Tue, Feb 3, 2015 05:52:00 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

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SS1Danny Espinosa
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3Trea Turner
3B1Anthony Rendon
LF1Jayson Werth
CF1Ben Revere
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5Oliver Perez
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8Aaron Barrett
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