• Full name Steven James Lerud
  • Born 10/13/1984 in Reno, NV
  • Profile Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 220 / Bats: L / Throws: R
  • School Galena
  • Debut 08/30/2012
  • Drafted in the 3rd round (75th overall) by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2003 (signed for $512,500).
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    With 21 homers this year, Lerud became Nevada's high school career home run record holder with 60. At 6-foot-2 and 200 pounds, he has legitimate power. He also hit .490. Lerud's receiving skills improved this year, but his arm and footwork are still rate slightly below-average. More strong than athletic, Lerud holds a black belt in tae-kwon-do. He also has a solid academic background and has signed with Santa Clara.

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  • Rated Best Defensive Catcher in the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2009

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