Mark Saccomanno

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Mark Saccomanno
First baseman
Born: (1980-04-30) April 30, 1980 (age 37)
Houston, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 8, 2008, for the Houston Astros
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 2008, for the Houston Astros
MLB statistics
Batting average .200
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 2
Career highlights and awards

Mark Edison Saccomanno (born April 30, 1980 in Houston, Texas) is a former professional baseball first baseman. At 17, Saccomanno was awarded the Klein Forest High School Golden Glove award. He was also selected to the 17-and-under AAU National All-Tournament Team. At 18, was named Second-Team All-District 16-5A as a shortstop and received the National Scholar Athlete Award. He played college baseball for Baylor University. He was selected in the 23rd round of the 2003 Major League Baseball draft by the Astros.

Saccomanno was called up to the majors by the Houston Astros on September 8, 2008, and hit a home run on the first pitch of his first major league at-bat. A free agent at the end of the season, he re-signed with the Astros on January 5, 2009 to a minor league deal with an invitation to Spring training as a non-roster player.[1]

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  1. ^ Alyson Footer (2009-01-05). "Astros ink five to Minor League deals". Retrieved 2009-01-05. 

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