Steve Selsky

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Steve Selsky
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Selsky with the Boston Red Sox
Free agent
Outfielder
Born: (1989-07-20) July 20, 1989 (age 29)
Manhattan Beach, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
May 20, 2016, for the Cincinnati Reds
Career statistics
(through 2017 season)
Batting average .283
Home runs 2
Runs batted in 7
Teams

Steven Garth Selsky (born July 20, 1989) is an American professional baseball outfielder who is a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Cincinnati Reds and Boston Red Sox.

Career

Cincinnati Reds

Selsky played college baseball at the University of Arizona. He was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 34th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft but did not sign and returned to Arizona. He was then drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 33rd round of the 2011 MLB Draft. He was called up to the major leagues for the first time on May 20, 2016.[1] On January 19, 2017, Selsky was designated for assignment by the Reds.[2]

Boston Red Sox

Selsky was claimed off waivers by the Boston Red Sox on January 25, 2017.[3] He was designated for assignment on August 23, 2017. He elected free agency on November 6, 2017. He re-signed with the Red Sox on February 7, 2018, on a minors contract.[4] He was released on March 31, 2018.[5]

Second stint with Cincinnati Reds

On April 9, 2018, Selsky signed a minor-league contract with the Cincinnati Reds.[6] He elected free agency on November 2, 2018.

Personal

Selsky's father, Steve Sr., played baseball for several Chicago White Sox minor league affiliates. His mother, Lou Ann, was part of the national volleyball team in 1980 and went to the world games. His oldest sister, Stesha, was a volleyball player at the University of Michigan. His twin sister, Samantha, was a two-time All-American at the University of Dayton. His wife, Brittany, was also a soccer player at his alma mater, the University of Arizona.[7]

References

  1. ^ Mark Schmetzer - Contributing Writer. "Selsky the latest Bat to join the Reds". Retrieved May 21, 2016.
  2. ^ "Reds' Steve Selsky: DFA'd by Reds". CBSSports.com. January 19, 2017.
  3. ^ Galanis, Sam (January 25, 2017). "Red Sox Claim Steve Selsky Off Waivers From Reds To Put Roster At 40". NESN.com.
  4. ^ Todd, Jeff (February 7, 2018). "Minor MLB Transactions: 2/7/18". MLB Trade Rumors. Retrieved February 7, 2018.
  5. ^ Byrne, Connor (April 1, 2018). "Minor MLB Transactions: 4/1/18". mlbtraderumors.com. Retrieved April 1, 2018.
  6. ^ Todd, Jeff (April 10, 2018). "Minor MLB Transactions: 4/10/18". mlbtraderumors.com. Retrieved April 10, 2018.
  7. ^ C. Trent Rosecrans (June 9, 2016). "Notes: Selsky comes from athletic family". www.cincinnati.com. www.cincinnati.com. Retrieved January 19, 2017.

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
  • Arizona Wildcats bio
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