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Nate Schierholtz drawing interest from nine teams

Dec 2, 2012, 5:20 PM EDT

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From ESPN’s Buster Olney comes word that nine teams called the representatives for outfielder Nate Schierholtz in the first 12 or so hours after he was non-tendered on Friday evening by the Phillies.

The Yankees, who are in the hunt for a right fielder, are one of the teams that expressed quick interest.

Schierholtz batted .257/.321/.407 with six homers and 21 RBI across 269 plate appearances this past season between San Francisco and Philadelphia.

The 28-year-old is a .270/.319/.409 career hitter in the major leagues. In 2011, he hit nine homers and tallied 41 RBI in 362 plate appearances for San Fran.

  1. gotmelk - Dec 2, 2012 at 5:45 PM

    Nate sheirholtz didn’t play for Philly in 2011, he was still on the giants, he didn’t go to Philly until the hunter pence trade

  2. proudlycanadian - Dec 2, 2012 at 5:54 PM

    Nate the Great’s agent is spinning Olney a great old song.

  3. dkphilly1122 - Dec 2, 2012 at 5:56 PM

    Did you read the article?? Cause it clearly says in 2011 he played for SAN FRAN……never says what year he actually played in Philly……just SAN FRAN. He is a bum anyways, let the Yankees sign him and burn money. Otherwise the Phillies would have tendered him a contract.

  4. sabatimus - Dec 2, 2012 at 10:32 PM

    Olney says nine teams are interested, but only lists one?

    • xxakshunxx - Dec 3, 2012 at 1:04 AM

      probably because the other 8 are AAA teams

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