Jeff Salazar

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Jeff Salazar
Born: (1980-11-24) November 24, 1980 (age 34)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 7, 2006 for the Colorado Rockies
Last MLB appearance
August 14, 2009 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Career statistics
(through 2011 season)
Batting average .232
Home runs 4
Runs batted in 31

Jeffrey Dewan Salazar (born November 24, 1980 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) is an American former professional baseball outfielder. He made his major league debut on September 7, 2006.

Salazar was claimed off waivers by the Arizona Diamondbacks from the Colorado Rockies on March 28, 2007. He was recalled by the Diamondbacks on July 6, 2007, after struggling outfielder Carlos Quentin was sent down. Salazar was batting .301 with eight home runs and 50 RBI with the Triple-A Tucson Sidewinders at the time of his recall.

Salazar was non-tendered following the 2008 season, and became a free agent.[1] He signed a minor league contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates on December 22, 2008. In October 2009 Salazar was granted free agency.

On January 15, 2010, Salazar signed a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles with an invite to spring training. Salazar became a free agent after the season ended.[2]

Salazar signed a minor league contract with the Colorado Rockies on December 23, 2010.

On February 14, 2012, Salazar signed a minor league contract with the Tampa Bay Rays with an invite to spring training.[3] He was released on July 10.


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