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James Beresford (baseball)

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Name  James Beresford
Career start  2007
Weight  73 kg

Height  1.85 m
Role  Baseball player
Bats  Left-handed
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James Richard Beresford (born 19 January 1989) is an Australian professional baseball infielder who is currently a free agent.

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Career

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Beresford played with the Waverly Baseball Club where he was named as club MVP before being signed with the Twins organisation in 2005 at age 16. He debuted for the Victoria Aces in Claxton Shield 2006 replacing Justin Huber after he withdrew. Due to a torn labrum, he missed the 2006 minor league season. In the 2007 Claxton Shield, he averaged .304 for Australian Provincial. He returned to the US in 2007 making his debut and hitting a .288/.349/.302 clip as the starting shortstop for the GCL Twins. He played again in Claxton Shield 2008 and went 2 from 7. In the 2008 minor league season, he batted a .246/.345/.285 clip for the Elizabethton Twins. In 2009, he was named in the final Australia national baseball team squad for the 2009 World Baseball Classic in March, and was again selected for the 2009 Baseball World Cup in September.

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In 2009, he was named Beloit Snappers player of the year.

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In 2011, he hit for a .270 average in 485 at bats for the Fort Myers Miracle following a switch to second. He elected free agency on November 6, 2015.

Beresford was promoted to the Major Leagues for September call ups in 2016.

Personal

His older brother, Simon Beresford, played minor league baseball for the Milwaukee Brewers organization.

References

James Beresford (baseball) Wikipedia


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