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Wilson Valdez signs with Camden Riversharks

May 25, 2013, 6:05 PM EDT

Wilson Valdez AP

Former Major League utilityman Wilson Valdez has signed with the Camden Riversharks as reported on the team’s official website. Valdez, who turned 35 years old on May 20, spent last season with the Reds, posting a .463 OPS in 208 trips to the plate while playing at short stop, second base, third base, and center field. The Giants had signed him to a Minor League deal for the 2013 but released him during spring training. He was picked up by the Marlins but dropped a week later in favor of Chris Valaika.

Valdez is still remembered in Philadelphia for pitching a scoreless inning of relief in the 19th inning and earning the win against the Reds on May 25, 2011.

  1. historiophiliac - May 25, 2013 at 6:31 PM

    Piscivorous. Bad ass.

  2. mustbechris - May 25, 2013 at 7:31 PM

    And yet, Michael Martinez is on the Phillies for some reason.

  3. dkphilly1122 - May 25, 2013 at 9:08 PM

    Exactly Mustbe……bring Valdez back at least he puts the effort in……Martinez just blows in every aspect. The Phillies need any help they can get…..plus Valdez is probably better than half the bullpen!!

    • deathmonkey41 - May 26, 2013 at 12:51 PM

      And bringing him to back to the Phillies would be cheap- it would only cost them a bridge toll.

  4. tuberippin - May 26, 2013 at 1:20 AM

    Well…that now gives me one reason to go to Camden.

    • deathmonkey41 - May 26, 2013 at 12:49 PM

      So, you’re not in the market for smack or low-grade hookers then?

  5. areyesrn - May 26, 2013 at 10:10 AM

    man can flat out pitch

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