Matt Scioscia

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Matthew Scioscia

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Biographical Information[edit]

Matt Scioscia is the son of Mike Scioscia. He was taken by his father's Los Angeles Angels in the 41st round of the 2007 amateur draft, but the first baseman intended to go to the University of Notre Dame. He was again chosen by the Angels in the 2011 amateur draft and made his pro debut with the AZL Angels on June 22nd of that summer, hitting .239 in 12 games. In 2012, he played 75 games for the Cedar Rapids Kernels and hit .234/.271/.303. 2013 was even less productive, as his batting line was .194/.248/.224 in 40 games spread among three teams, the AZL Angels, the Burlington Bees and the Inland Empire 66ers.

On March 20, 2014, the Angels traded him to the Chicago Cubs in return for Trevor Gretzky.

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