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July 22, 2017 04:32 PM
Steve Clevenger: Signs with independent league
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Clevenger has signed with Lancaster in the independent Atlantic League, Rich Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

Clevenger drew little interest from MLB organizations throughout the offseason, but has finally found a home in the independent leagues. The 31-year-old has a career .227/.284/.324 slash line in the majors and is unlikely to get an opportunity in 2017.

November 4, 2016 01:37 PM
Steve Clevenger: Opts for free agency
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Clevenger elected free agency Friday, Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune reports.

Clevenger was outrighted to Triple-A on Wednesday, but it comes as no surprise that he declined that decision after the tumultuous end to his tenure in Seattle. The 30-year-old took a step back at the plate during the 2016 season, so it might be tough for him to be anything more than a backup catcher heading into 2017.

November 2, 2016 09:17 PM
Mariners' Steve Clevenger: Outrighted to Triple-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Clevenger (hand) was outrighted to Triple-A Tacoma on Wednesday.

He was removed from the suspended list on Oct. 31 and has now been removed from the 40-man roster. Clevenger posted a series of offensive tweets in September and the general consensus is that his days of playing major league baseball are over. He is a strong candidate to be non-tendered this offseason.

September 23, 2016 12:22 PM
Mariners' Steve Clevenger: Suspended for rest of season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Clevenger (hand) was suspended by the Mariners for the remainder of the season without pay following a series of racist tweets he sent out Thursday night, the Seattle Times' Ryan Divish reports.

He was already on the 60-day DL and unlikely to return this season, so this move simply docks him a paycheck and sends a message. Many in the game were calling for him to be released by the Mariners following his insensitive and offensive tweets, so it seems he got off fairly easy for now. Clevenger is arbitration eligible after the season and does not become a free agent until 2020, as things currently stand. The 30-year-old backstop has a career .227/.284/.324 slash line and grades out as an average defensive catcher.

September 17, 2016 09:18 PM
Mariners' Steve Clevenger: Comeback stopped due to flexor strain
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Clevenger, who is on the 60-day disabled list due to a broken hand, suffered a flexor strain in his right elbow that will end any chance of playing again this season.

Clevenger was hoping to return this season, but now has his sights set on playing winter ball and being 100 percent for spring training.

July 6, 2016 06:30 PM
Mariners' Steve Clevenger: Transferred to 60-day disabled list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Clevenger has been transferred to the 60-day DL, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

Clevenger was said to be out "at least a month" for the Mariners. It looks like that timetable has been pushed back a little bit as he recovers from his broken hand. Jesus Sucre will now serve at the backup catcher in Seattle behind Chris Iannetta.

July 2, 2016 11:38 PM
Mariners' Steve Clevenger: Undergoes successful surgery
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Clevenger underwent successful surgery Friday to repair his fractured right hand, Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times reports.

Clevenger suffered a fractured third metacarpal bone in his hand Wednesday when he was struck by a foul tip, and he had to have a metal plate and six screws inserted into the hand Friday. Reports from earlier in the week suggested Clevenger would be out "at least a month." Mike Zunino has taken over as the backup catcher in Seattle.

June 30, 2016 09:22 PM
Mariners' Steve Clevenger: To undergo surgery Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Clevenger (hand) will undergo surgery in hopes of having a quicker recovery time, Shannon Drayer of ESPN 710 in Seattle reports.

Clevenger is dealing with a broken bone in his right hand that he suffered Wednesday, and he was subsequently placed on the disabled list Thursday. Drayer notes in her report that Clevenger hopes to return before the end of the season by undergoing surgery, so it sounds as though he could be looking at a lengthy recovery time overall. Mike Zunino, who was called up to replace Clevenger on the roster, will have fantasy value as long as Clevenger is sidelined.

June 30, 2016 06:36 PM
Mariners' Steve Clevenger: Lands on 15-day DL
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Clevenger (hand) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

This move was expected after Clevenger suffered a fractured right hand on a foul tip Wednesday. The Mariners recalled catcher Mike Zunino in a corresponding move Thursday to replenish their depth behind the plate. Clevenger was slashing .221/.303/.309 as the Mariners' backup catcher prior to landing on the DL.

June 30, 2016 05:04 PM
Mariners' Steve Clevenger: Out at least a month with broken hand
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Clevenger is expected to miss at least a month after suffering a fractured right hand when he was hit with a foul tip Wednesday, the Seattle Times reports.

A month is the best-case scenario. Expect him to need more time than that. Mike Zunino was called up from Triple-A to back up Chris Iannetta while Clevenger is out. Zunino started the season at Triple-A to work on his hitting, which has been a success, as he was batting .282/.366/.516 prior to the call-up.

June 29, 2016 11:32 PM
Mariners' Steve Clevenger: Steve Clevenger: Suffers fracture in hand
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Clevenger exited Wednesday's game with a fractured third metacarpal bone on his throwing hand, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

Clevenger reportedly took a foul tip off the throwing hand and it appears the issue will likely hold him out for an extended period of time. Mike Zunino, who is slashing .282/.366/.516 with 15 home runs at Triple-A Tacoma this season seems the probable candidate for recall as a replacement for Clevenger, but that should be revealed when Clevenger is moved to the disabled list, assuming that occurs.

June 4, 2016 08:30 AM
Mariners' Steve Clevenger: Enjoys multi-hit night in Friday loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Clevenger went 2-for-3 with a double, walk and run in Friday's 7-3 loss to the Rangers.

The veteran catcher has hit safely in his last three starts, with the double Friday serving as his first two-bagger of the season and only his second extra-base hit. Clevenger provides nominal offense in his platoon with Chris Iannetta behind the plate and is slashing .216/.298/.294 over 51 at-bats this season.

May 15, 2016 03:12 PM
Mariners' Steve Clevenger: Drives in go-ahead run in 8th inning
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Clevenger worked a 10-pitch at-bat Saturday to single in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning against the Angels.

The Seattle bullpen didn't hold the lead, but it was still a good night for Clevenger. As the backup to Chris Iannetta, Clevenger plays once or twice a week. Clevenger has only six hits in 32 at-bats, but he has three walks (seven strikeouts), and his lone extra-base hit is a home run. He'll continue in that role with most of his appearances coming against right-handers.

April 29, 2016 01:55 PM
Mariners' Steve Clevenger: Struggles hitting to start season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Clevenger went 0-for-4 at the plate in Wednesday's loss to Houston, striking out three times along the way.

After a disappointing performance against Houston, Clevenger's batting average continued to fall and currently sits at .150 for the season. Clevenger, who has never played in more than 69 games in a season or had a batting average above .287, is unlikely to become a regular starter for the Mariners. Rather, he will continue to play occasionally if starter, Chris Iannetta, needs a day to rest. If Clevenger's batting fails to improve, the team could consider bringing up Mike Zunino, who currently has a .400/.437/.800 line in Triple-A Tacoma after a shaky 2015 campaign with the Mariners.

March 29, 2016 09:17 PM
Mariners' Steve Clevenger: Favorite for backup catcher job
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Clevenger is the favorite to win the backup catcher job, though he's been pushed in camp by Rob Brantly, the Tacoma News Tribune reports.

The Mariners traded Mark Trumbo and his contract for Clevenger in December. It would be a little surprising if he didn't win the job, but it's also surprising there's even a competition considering Brantly wasn't acquired until March 12. Both players are out of options, but the Mariners likely will try to sneak one through waivers. Both are also left-handed to starter Chris Iannetta's right-handed bat. The backup figures to catch about 50-60 games.

December 1, 2015 08:48 PM
Mariners' Steve Clevenger: Headed to Seattle in trade
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Clevenger was traded to the Mariners on Tuesday in exchange for Mark Trumbo, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports.

A week after signing Chris Iannetta to a one-year deal, the M's have acquired Clevenger to further bolster their depth behind the plate, in the process avoiding an arb case with Trumbo. Clevenger hit .287 with just a 12.4 percent strikeout rate in 30 games last season, but he figures to play behind Iannetta and won't even be much of a daily option when given an opportunity considering his lack of pop.

September 12, 2015 02:00 AM
Orioles C Clevenger, OF Reimold hit grand slams in same inning
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Orioles catcher Steve Clevenger and outfielder Nolan Reimold have six home runs between them this season, but they did something noteworthy with their blasts Friday against Kansas City.

Clevenger and Reimold both hit grand slams in a 10-run eighth inning that turned a 6-4 deficit into a 14-6 lead. Clevenger's blow put the cherry on top of the explosion.

August 25, 2015 03:50 PM
Orioles shuffle: Clevenger to paternity list, Janish up, Gamboa DFA'd
by Ruben Palacios | CBS Sports Staff

The Orioles made a number of roster adjustments on Tuesday, according to the Baltimore Sun.

Baltimore placed catcher Steve Clevenger on the paternity list, selected the contract of Paul Janish from Triple-A and designated Eddie Gamboa for assignment.

Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Oakland920 .222 .222 .222
vs RHP64151 .319 .328 .234
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Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2011CHC2411000000 .400 .500 .250
2012CHC691991640116163901 .260 .276 .201
2013CHC-BAL122325021500 .250 .261 .217
2014BAL35898200881900 .289 .337 .225
2015BAL30101112921541300 .314 .426 .287
2016SEA22687151781400 .303 .309 .221
Total 17048445110448379001 .284 .324 .227
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2011CHCC2113130001.000
2012CHC1B9334313031.000
2012CHC3B1000000 ---
2012CHCC51493413191840 .988
2013CHC3B21312001.000
2013BALC443230110 .969
2014BAL1B321413011 .929
2014BALC251814013010021.000
2015BAL1B10440001.000
2015BALC9646433001.000
2016SEAC20201651521120 .988
Total  1261047927364886 .990
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2011CHC10200100
2012CHC12055000010
2013CHC-BAL10600001
2014BAL813000015
2015BAL424300013
2016SEA302100003
Total 293157001222
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2006 A-Boise63220356381221262852 .363 .359 .286
2007 A-Boise22831031900184600 .398 .482 .373
2007 A-Daytona4316421538122413500 .368 .421 .323
2008 AA-Tennessee298952251115101000 .314 .360 .247
2008 A-Daytona842843689200239394173 .393 .405 .313
2009AA-Tennessee267712284311010800 .443 .532 .364
2009AAA-Iowa682302161121026153143 .309 .326 .265
2010AA-Tennessee Smokies882713786240547202806 .367 .461 .317
2011AA-Tennessee Smokies953124292273539353910 .363 .449 .295
2011AAA-Iowa Cubs2586935313159710 .454 .570 .407
2012AAA-Iowa Cubs5135620132--00 .533 .846 .462
2013R-Gcl Orioles413030001--300 .214 .231 .231
2013AAA-Iowa Cubs15521417503119700 .426 .596 .327
2013AAA-Norfolk Tides207112232021110900 .402 .437 .324
2013ASX-Aberdeen Ironbirds5184700012--00 .450 .389 .389
2014AAA-Norfolk Tides642262869130230233010 .366 .389 .305
2014ASX-Aberdeen Ironbirds262420151--00 .7141.500 .667
2015AAA-Norfolk Tides752622880110432323701 .375 .393 .305
Total 733247732176915511343482602891915 .371 .423 .310
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-10/210
Birthdate:
4/5/1986
Age:
32
Hometown:
Baltimore, MD
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Team:
Seattle Mariners
College:

MLB Experience:
6