Seddon with the Yomiuri Giants
|Yomiuri Giants – No. 49|
October 13, 1983 |
|Bats: Left||Throws: Left|
|September 3, 2007 for the Florida Marlins|
(through 2012 season)
|Earned run average||5.47|
Christopher Jon "Chris" Seddon (born October 13, 1983) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Yomiuri Giants of Nippon Professional Baseball. Over his career, Seddon has played nine seasons in professional baseball, including parts of two in Major League Baseball. Seddon was drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the fifth round of the 2001 Major League Baseball Draft. He later went on to play in the Devil Rays organization (2001–2007), the Florida Marlins organization (2007–2008) and the Seattle Mariners organization (2009–present). On September 3, 2007, Seddon made his major league debut with the Marlins.
He was called up by the Florida Marlins and made his major league debut on September 3, 2007. He spent all of 2008 playing for the Albuquerque Isotopes, the Marlins' Triple-A team and became a free agent at the end of the season.
In December 2008, he signed a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners. He was granted Free Agency after the 2009 season but decided to re-sign to minor league contract with the Mariners. On July 15, 2010, Seddon was called up by the Mariners. He made his debut for the Mariners 2 days later.
Following the 2010 season, he accepted an invitation to Mariners' spring training.
On January 9, 2012, Seddon signed a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians. He also received an invitation to spring training.
On December 6, 2012, Seddon had his contract sold to the SK Wyverns in Korea.
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- "Indians Claim Mike McDade, Designate Seddon". November 30, 2012. Retrieved November 30, 2012.