Matt Duffy (baseball, born 1989) Wikipedia
Matthew Edward Duffy (born February 6, 1989) is an American professional baseball corner infielder for the Chiba Lotte Marines of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB). He has also played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Houston Astros.
Duffy attended Saint Sebastian's School in Needham, Massachusetts. He enrolled at the University of Vermont and played college baseball for the Vermont Catamounts in 2008 and 2009. In 2009, Duffy was named the America East Conference's Player of the Year. After Vermont discontinued its baseball team, he transferred to the University of Tennessee and played for the Tennessee Volunteers for two years.
The Houston Astros selected Duffy in the 20th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft. In 2015, he was named the Pacific Coast League (PCL) MVP.
Duffy was called up to the majors for the first time on September 14, 2015. On July 16, 2016, Duffy was designated for assignment by the Astros and claimed by the Texas Rangers on July 23, 2016.
On November 14, 2016, Duffy signed with the Chiba Lotte Marines of Nippon Professional Baseball.