Seddon with the Yomiuri Giants
|Fubon Guardians – No. 23|
October 13, 1983 |
|MLB: September 3, 2007, for the Florida Marlins|
|KBO: March 31, 2013, for the SK Wyverns|
|MLB: October 3, 2012, for the Cleveland Indians|
|KBO: June 9, 2016, for the SK Wyverns|
|Earned run average||5.47|
|Earned run average||3.90|
Christopher Jon "Chris" Seddon (born October 13, 1983) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Fubon Guardians of the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL). 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), the Seattle Mariners organization (2009–2010) and the Cleveland Indians organization (2012). On September 3, 2007, Seddon made his Major League Baseball (MLB) debut with the Marlins. He has also played in Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) for the SK Wyverns and in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) for the Yomiuri Giants.
Tampa Bay Devil Rays
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 South Korea.
Second Stint with Wyverns
Seddon signed with the SK Wyverns for the 2015 season.
- M's Open Second Half With Moves Archived July 24, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
- "Indians promote LHP Chris Seddon from Triple-A Columbus".
- "Indians Claim Mike McDade, Designate Seddon". November 30, 2012. Retrieved November 30, 2012.