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Scott Podsednik

Status:
Not Active
Bats:
Left
Throws:
Left
Height:
6' 0"
Weight:
187 lbs
Age:
37
Born:
Mar 18, 1976
West, TX, United States
Drafted:
1994 - round 3, overall by Tex
AVG HR RBI OBP OPS
2012 Regular Season
.302 1 12 .322 .674

Podsednik has declined to accept assignment to Triple-A Reno and has been released by the Arizona Diamondbacks.

The 36-year-old outfielder and right-handed reliever Matt Albers were acquired from Boston at the trade deadline for lefty reliever Craig Breslow. Podsednik hit .387 with one homer and seven RBIs for Boston after being acquired from Philadelphia for cash on May 11.

The Red Sox have traded Podsednik and right-hander Matt Albers to the Arizona Diamondbacks for left-hander Craig Breslow.

The 36-year-old Podsednik hit .387 with three doubles, one homer and seven RBIs for Boston this year.

The Boston Red Sox have activated Cody Ross and placed Scott Podsednik on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin.

Podsednik, hurt Sunday night against the Chicago Cubs, hit .387 with one homer and 7 RBIs in 19 games after being called up by the Red Sox on May 22. They obtained him from Philadelphia on May 11.

Podsednik had another three hits and scored his team's lone run during a 4-1 loss in Miami on Monday night.

The veteran outfielder has been quite a pick-up for Boston as he's hitting .405 (17 for 42) in 14 games since being called up from Triple-A Pawtucket on May 22. The Red Sox acquired Podsednik from Philadelphia on May 11 for cash considerations.

Podsednik went 1-3 with a double against the Detroit Tigers on Thursday.

The 36-year-old veteran is 8-18 (.444) with one home run and two RBIs in seven games played this season.

Data provided by STATS LLC.

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