Steve Selsky, Outfield, Boston Red Sox
Date of Birth: 7/20/1989
Birthplace: Manhattan Beach, California
College: University of Arizona
Nickname: Stone Cold
Steve Selsky, outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, was first drafted by the Colorado Rockies in 2010 but he opted instead to play for the University of Arizona. A year later, he was drafted by and signed with the Cincinnati Reds. He played in the Reds' minor league system from 2011 through 2015.
In 2016, Selsky played in 34 games with the Reds. He had a .314 batting average with 16 hits, including 2 doubles and 2 home runs, and 7 RBIs. Defensively, he played 3 games in left field, 2 games in center field, and 11 games in right field. He also played in 88 games in the minors.
The Reds designated Selsky for assignment on January 19, 2017. He was claimed off waivers by the Red Sox on January 25th. He was designated for assignment on August 23, 2017.
Batting statistics for Selsky as a minor league player from 2011 through 2016 include:
- 537 games played
- 530 hits
- 111 doubles
- 51 home runs
- 276 RBIs
- 444 strikeouts to 202 walks
- .295 batting average