Shane Lindsay

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Shane Lindsay
Melbourne Aces
Pitcher
Born: (1985-01-25) 25 January 1985 (age 29)
Melbourne, Australia
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
2 September, 2011 for the Chicago White Sox
Career statistics
(through 2011 season)
Win–loss record 0–0
Earned run average 12.00
Strikeouts 6
Teams

Shane Anthony Lindsay (born 25 January 1985) is an Australian professional baseball pitcher.

Baseball career[edit]

Colorado Rockies[edit]

Lindsay was signed as an international free agent by the Colorado Rockies in 2003.[1] He made his Minor League debut in 2004, and spent 2005 and 2006 with the Casper Rockies, Tri-City Dust Devils, and the Asheville Tourists. He missed the entire 2007 season after having surgery on his right shoulder and then spent the 2008 season with two teams, playing for the Tourists and the Modesto Nuts, going 2-3 in 10 games in Modesto.

New York Yankees/Cleveland Indians[edit]

On 14 May 2010, Lindsay was claimed off of waivers by the New York Yankees and placed on the 40-man roster.[2][3] He was designated for assignment 12 days later to make room for Chad Gaudin on the 25-man roster. On 1 June 2010, Lindsay was claimed off waivers by the Cleveland Indians and assigned to the Double-A Akron Aeros. He played in 12 games with Akron and 7 with the AAA Columbus Clippers.

Chicago White Sox[edit]

On 9 January 2011, Lindsay was signed to a minor league contract by the Chicago White Sox.[4] He played in 5 games with the Birmingham Barons and 45 with the Charlotte Knights. He was 3-3 with a 2.18 ERA with the two teams combined.

Lindsay made his Major League debut on 2 September 2011 against the Detroit Tigers, pitching one scoreless inning of relief. He appeared in 4 games for the White Sox, with an ERA of 12.00. He was outrighted to the minors after the season and chose to become a free agent.

Melbourne Aces[edit]

In the offseason in both 2010 and 2011 Lindsay pitched for the Melbourne Aces in the Australian Baseball League. Primarily a reliever in the minor leagues, he became a starter in the Australian league.[5]

Los Angeles Dodgers[edit]

He signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers in November, 2011 and was assigned to the AAA Albuquerque Isotopes. Lindsay pitched in 8 games for the Isotopes, with an 0-1 record and a 5.00 ERA. He also walked 12 batters in only 9 innings of work. The Dodgers released him on May 22, 2012.

Chicago Cubs[edit]

He subsequently signed a minor league contract with the Chicago Cubs on May 31. On June 15, 2012 Lindsay was released by the Chicago Cubs.

Return To Chicago White Sox[edit]

On June 30, 2012 the Chicago White Sox announced they signed Lindsay to a minor league deal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BRIAN VanderBEEK (8 June 2008). "Always summer for Nut Lindsay - Sports". Modbee.com. Retrieved 15 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Garcia released, Lindsay claimed | The Lohud Yankees Blog". Yankees.lhblogs.com. 1 December 2006. Retrieved 15 May 2010. 
  3. ^ By Tim Britton / MLB.com (27 April 2010). "CC teams up with Hudson for charity | yankees.com: News". Mlb.mlb.com. Retrieved 15 May 2010. 
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ Shane Lindsay signs with the Dodgers

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