Campana with the Chicago Cubs
|Sioux City Explorers – No. 8|
May 30, 1986 |
|May 17, 2011, for the Chicago Cubs|
(through 2014 season)
|Runs batted in||16|
Anthony "Tony" Campana (born May 30, 1986) is an American professional baseball center fielder for the Sioux City Explorers of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball. He has previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Chicago Cubs, Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
On August 5, 2012, Campana was optioned to Chicago's AAA affiliate, Iowa Cubs.
He was designated for assignment by the Cubs on February 10, 2013.
On February 18, 2013, Campana was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks for right-handed pitchers Jesus Castillo and Erick Leal. Campana has been designated to AAA Reno Aces.
In an 18 inning game on 24–25 August 2013 at the Philadelphia Phillies, Campana walked five times, one shy of the Major League record. Teammate Cliff Pennington also walked five times. The teams drew a combined 28 bases on balls, a National League record. The Diamondbacks' 18 walks tied the National League mark. The game lasted seven hours and six minutes, the longest in franchise history for both clubs.
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Chicago White Sox
On November 28, 2014, Campana signed a minor league contract with the White Sox. On December 7, 2014 he was assigned to AAA Charlotte Knights. On March 4, 2015 the White Sox released Campana after he suffered a torn ACL during training.
Return to the White Sox
On July 4, 2016, Campana signed a minor league deal to return to the White Sox organization.
Sioux City Explorers
On April 20, 2017, Campana signed with the Sioux City Explorers of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball.
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