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Desi Relaford

Born: Sep 16, 1973

Birthplace: Valdosta

Profession: Baseball player

Nationality: United States

Desi Relaford

Date of Birth : Sep 16, 1973
Birth Place : Valdosta

Desmond Lamont "Desi" Relaford is an American former professional baseball infielder. He has played for the Texas Rangers, Colorado Rockies, Kansas City Royals, Seattle Mariners, New York Mets, San Diego Padres and Philadelphia Phillies. Known more for his defense than his bat, his versatility was his trademark. Over the course of an 11-year major league career, he played every position in the field except first base and catcher; he pitched in one game for the New York Mets in which he recorded a perfect inning with a strikeout and threw over 90 mph. Relaford signed a minor league deal with the Rangers on February 14, 2007. He competed with Jerry Hairston, Jr., Drew Meyer, and Joaquin Arias for a spot as utility infielder during spring training, but wound up starting the season in the minors. In early July, Relaford was called up to the Rangers after regular second baseman Ian Kinsler was placed on the disabled list after suffering a stress fracture. Relaford was released after the season, and never played professionally after that.


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