Steve Scarsone

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Steve Scarsone
Born: (1966-04-11) April 11, 1966 (age 49)
Anaheim, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 15, 1992 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
September 8, 1999 for the Kansas City Royals
Career statistics
Batting average .239
Home runs 20
Runs batted in 86

Steven Wayne Scarsone (born April 11, 1966 in Anaheim, California) is a retired professional baseball infielder and current minor league manager. He played all or part of seven seasons in the major leagues between 1992 and 1999.

He attended Canyon High School in his native Anaheim. In 1995, he had a .266 batting average with 11 home runs in 80 games played for the San Francisco Giants. Scarsone was promoted to starting early in the 1996 season but struggled at the plate; the Giants released him after the season ended.

Managerial career[edit]

After retiring from playing, Scarsone became manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks' Class A affiliate, the South Bend Silver Hawks of the Midwest League, in 2001. He was promoted to their Class A-Advanced Lancaster JetHawks of the California League in 2002.

In 2009, he began managing in the Oakland Athletics organization. Scarsone led the Class A Kane County Cougars to win the Midwest League's first-half title. His 2010 Stockton Ports (Class A-Advanced California League) captured the second-half title. Both the Cougars and Ports lost in their league's quarterfinals. Scarsone managed the Double-A Texas League's Midland RockHounds in 2011 and 2012. With the Triple-A Pacific Coast League's Sacramento River Cats, Scarsone's teams missed the playoffs by only two game in both 2013 and 2014. As of 2015, he manages the Triple-A Nashville Sounds, who became the Athletics' Triple-A farm club in 2015.

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