Jeff Fiorentino

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Jeff Fiorentino
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Outfielder
Born: (1983-04-14) April 14, 1983 (age 31)
Pembroke Pines, Florida
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 12, 2005 for the Baltimore Orioles
Last MLB appearance
October 4, 2009 for the Baltimore Orioles
Career statistics
Batting average .270
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 17
Teams

Jeffrey Philip Fiorentino (born April 14, 1983 in Pembroke Pines, Florida) is a former American professional baseball outfielder who most recently played with the York Revolution of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. He attended Nova High School and Florida Atlantic University, where he played baseball for the Owls under head coach Kevin Cooney. Fiorentino retired on June 17, 2013.[1] His nickname is Screech due to his resemblance to the Dustin Diamond character from the television situation comedy Saved by the Bell.[2]

Playing career[edit]

Baltimore Orioles/Oakland Athletics[edit]

During the 2005 season, he played several games for the Baltimore Orioles after being called up from the Single-A Frederick Keys. He was then sent back down after nearly two weeks of action at the major league level. In 2006 and 2007, he played for the Double-A Bowie Baysox.

The Orioles designated Fiorentino for assignment on January 2, 2008, and on January 4 he was claimed by the Cincinnati Reds. On January 25, he was claimed off waivers by the Oakland Athletics. After being designated for assignment on May 30, he was claimed off waivers by his original team, the Orioles, on June 5.

On January 31, 2010, Fiorentino signed a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles.

Atlanta Braves[edit]

Fiorentino was traded to the Atlanta Braves on May 4, 2011, in return for cash. He will join the Double-A Mississippi Braves.[3]

Oakland Athletics[edit]

On November 19, 2011, he signed a minor league contract with the Oakland Athletics. He was released on June 2, 2012.[1]

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