Dustin Garneau

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Dustin Garneau
Dustin Garneau 2018 Nashville.jpg
Garneau with the Nashville Sounds in 2018
Los Angeles Angels
Catcher
Born: (1987-08-13) August 13, 1987 (age 31)
San Pedro, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
August 20, 2015, for the Colorado Rockies
MLB statistics
(through 2018 season)
Batting average.194
Home runs5
Runs batted in24
Teams

Dustin Thomas Garneau (born August 13, 1987) is an American professional baseball catcher in the Los Angeles Angels organization. He previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Oakland Athletics, Colorado Rockies, and Chicago White Sox.

Garneau played college baseball at California State University, Fullerton.[1] He was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 19th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft.

Major league career[edit]

Colorado Rockies[edit]

Garneau was called up to the majors for the first time on August 19, 2015. In 2015, he batted .157.[2] In 2016, he batted .235.[2]

Oakland Athletics[edit]

On August 4, 2017, Garneau was claimed off waivers by the Oakland Athletics.[3] He was added to the Athletics' active roster the next day.[4] He was designated for assignment on May 21, 2018.[5]

Chicago White Sox[edit]

On May 24, 2018, Garneau was claimed off waivers by the Chicago White Sox he was then optioned to AAA Charlotte Knights. Garneau was promoted to the major leagues on August 3. The White Sox outrighted him to the minors and removed him from the 40-man roster on October 2, 2018.[6] Garneau elected free agency on November 2, 2018.[7]

Los Angeles Angels[edit]

On November 19, 2018, Garneau signed a minor-league deal with the Los Angeles Angels.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gary Klein (June 5, 2009). "Fullerton finds a gem behind the plate". www.articles.latimes.com. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 31, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Dustin Garneau Stats, Fantasy & News | MLB.com
  3. ^ Adams, Steve (August 4, 2017). "Athletics Claim Dustin Garneau From Rockies". mlbtraderumors.com. Retrieved August 4, 2017.
  4. ^ Wilmoth, Charlie (August 5, 2017). "Athletics Designate Ryan Lavarnway For Assignment". mlbtraderumors.com. Retrieved August 5, 2017.
  5. ^ "Maxwell back with A's; Phegley optioned". MLB.com. May 21, 2018. Retrieved May 21, 2018.
  6. ^ Byrne, Connor (October 2, 2018). "White Sox Outright Dustin Garneau". MLB Trade Rumors. Retrieved October 2, 2018.
  7. ^ Eddy, Matt (November 6, 2018). "Minor League Free Agents 2018". Baseball America. Retrieved November 8, 2018.

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