Jeff Frazier

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Jeff Frazier
Jeff Frazier 2005.jpg
Born: (1982-08-10) August 10, 1982 (age 36)
Point Pleasant, New Jersey
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 30, 2010, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
August 15, 2010, for the Detroit Tigers
MLB statistics
(through 2010 season)
Batting average.217
Home runs0
Runs batted in1

Jeffrey Michael Frazier (born August 10, 1982) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder. After several years in professional baseball, Frazier spent a brief MLB stint with the Detroit Tigers in 2010.



Frazier played on Toms River, New Jersey, little league teams that made the 1995 Little League World Series and 1996 Junior League World Series.[1] He attended Toms River High School South, where he was named The Star-Ledger's state player of the year in 2001.[1]


Frazier attended Rutgers University and played for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights baseball team.

Minor leagues[edit]

He was drafted by the Tigers in the third round of the 2004 Major League Baseball Draft. In 2007, he was traded to the Seattle Mariners for Yorman Bazardo. He signed with the Tigers as a minor league free agent following the 2007 season. He would stay in the Tigers organization through the 2010 season, making a brief Major League appearance in 2010.

In 2011, he signed with the Washington Nationals organization with an invitation to Spring Training, but was ultimately sent down to their farm team, the Syracuse Chiefs. He spent the beginning of the 2012 season with Reynosa Broncos of the Mexican league before being placed on waivers and resigning with the Toledo Mud Hens the AAA team of the Detroit Tigers. In 2012, he played for the Iowa Cubs, the Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs.[2]

Major leagues[edit]

He was promoted to the major leagues on July 29, 2010. On July 31, 2010, he recorded his first big league hit.[1] He stayed on the Tigers roster for about two weeks before being been sent down to the Mud Hens.

Personal life[edit]

His younger brother Todd Frazier currently plays for the New York Mets. He now lives in New Jersey and runs a baseball clinic with his older brother, Charlie.[citation needed]


External links[edit]