Oscar Salazar (baseball)
Salazar with the Baltimore Orioles
June 27, 1978 |
|April 10, 2002, for the Detroit Tigers|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 2, 2010, for the San Diego Padres|
|Runs batted in||52|
In 2003, Salazar was diagnosed with injuries in his arm and shoulder which required season-ending surgery. He worked out in 2004 spring training, but his recovery was slower than expected. He played that season for the Buffalo Bisons, the Cleveland Indians' Triple-A team.
On July 19, 2009 Salazar was traded to the San Diego Padres for relief pitcher Cla Meredith.
On February 1, 2011, the Padres designated Salazar for Assignment. He was released by the Padres on March 28, 2011.
On April 14, 2011, Salazar signed a minor league contract with the Florida Marlins.
On February 12, 2012, Salazar passed a try out for a Japanese team, Yokohama DeNA BayStars and signed a contract. He was released by the BayStars on October 16, 2012.
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