Scott Barnes (baseball)

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Scott Barnes
Toronto Blue Jays
Born: (1987-09-05) September 5, 1987 (age 27)
Springfield, Massachusetts
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
May 30, 2012 for the Cleveland Indians
Career statistics
(through 2014 season)
Win–loss record 0–1
Earned run average 5.20
Strikeouts 26

Scott Michael Barnes (born September 5, 1987), is an American professional baseball pitcher with the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He played in MLB for the Cleveland Indians in 2012 and 2013.

Amateur career[edit]

Barnes attended Cathedral High School in Springfield, Massachusetts,[1] and St. John's University in New York City before being drafted by the San Francisco Giants.

In 2007 while at St. John's, Barnes was named to the first team all-Big East Conference team.[2]

Professional career[edit]

In July 2009, the Giants traded Barnes to the Cleveland Indians for Ryan Garko.[3]

In 2009, Barnes helped the Akron Aeros win the 2009 Eastern League Championship Series.

The Indians purchased Barnes' contract on November 18, 2011. Barnes was called up to the Indians on May 30, 2012; he made his major-league debut that evening.

On November 26, 2014, Barnes was traded to the Baltimore Orioles for cash considerations.[4] The Texas Rangers claimed Barnes off of waivers on December 8.[5] The Rangers designated him for assignment on December 16[6] and he was claimed by the Toronto Blue Jays on December 23.[7]


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