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Steve Tolleson

Steve Tolleson 14 3B

Omaha Storm Chasers

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Steven Wayne Tolleson
  • Age: 32 (November 1, 1983)
  • Birthplace: Spartanburg, SC
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 5' 11" Wt: 185
  • Draft: Round 5 (2005, MIN)
  • MLB Debut: 04/28/2010
  • School: South Carolina
  • Relationship(s): son of Wayne Tolleson, cousin of Shawn Tolleson
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Steve Tolleson Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
September 6, 2016 Omaha Storm Chasers activated 3B Steve Tolleson from the 7-day disabled list.
June 5, 2016 Omaha Storm Chasers placed 3B Steve Tolleson on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 2, 2016.
May 26, 2016 Kansas City Royals signed free agent 2B Steve Tolleson to a minor league contract.
May 26, 2016 2B Steve Tolleson assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers.
May 23, 2016 Norfolk Tides released 2B Steve Tolleson.
May 5, 2016 Norfolk Tides placed 2B Steve Tolleson on the 7-day disabled list. Right groin injury.
May 3, 2016 Norfolk Tides activated 2B Steve Tolleson from the 7-day disabled list.
April 16, 2016 Norfolk Tides placed 2B Steve Tolleson on the 7-day disabled list.
November 28, 2015 2B Steve Tolleson assigned to Norfolk Tides.
November 16, 2015 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent 2B Steve Tolleson to a minor league contract.
November 16, 2015 2B Steve Tolleson roster status changed by Baltimore Orioles.
October 5, 2015 2B Steve Tolleson elected free agency.
September 24, 2015 Buffalo Bisons activated 2B Steve Tolleson from the temporarily inactive list.
July 7, 2015 Buffalo Bisons placed 2B Steve Tolleson on the temporarily inactive list.
July 2, 2015 Toronto Blue Jays sent 2B Steve Tolleson outright to Buffalo Bisons.
July 1, 2015 Toronto Blue Jays designated 2B Steve Tolleson for assignment.
June 13, 2015 Toronto Blue Jays sent 2B Steve Tolleson on a rehab assignment to Buffalo Bisons.
June 11, 2015 Toronto Blue Jays sent 2B Steve Tolleson on a rehab assignment to Dunedin Blue Jays.
May 31, 2015 Toronto Blue Jays placed 2B Steve Tolleson on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 27, 2015. Left groin strain
May 10, 2015 Toronto Blue Jays selected the contract of 2B Steve Tolleson from Buffalo Bisons.
May 7, 2015 Buffalo Bisons signed free agent 2B Steve Tolleson.
May 6, 2015 2B Steve Tolleson elected free agency.
May 5, 2015 Toronto Blue Jays sent 2B Steve Tolleson outright to Buffalo Bisons.
April 25, 2015 Toronto Blue Jays designated 2B Steve Tolleson for assignment.
August 8, 2014 Toronto Blue Jays activated 2B Steve Tolleson from the paternity list.
August 5, 2014 Toronto Blue Jays placed 2B Steve Tolleson on the paternity list.
May 1, 2014 Toronto Blue Jays selected the contract of 2B Steve Tolleson from Buffalo Bisons.
April 7, 2014 Buffalo Bisons activated 2B Steve Tolleson from the 7-day disabled list.
March 31, 2014 2B Steve Tolleson assigned to Buffalo Bisons.
December 17, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays signed free agent 2B Steve Tolleson to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 4, 2013 2B Steve Tolleson elected free agency.
November 15, 2012 Chicago White Sox signed free agent 3B Steve Tolleson to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2012 Baltimore Orioles sent Steve Tolleson outright to Norfolk Tides.
October 13, 2012 Steve Tolleson roster status changed by Baltimore Orioles.
September 1, 2012 Baltimore Orioles recalled Steve Tolleson from Norfolk Tides.
August 31, 2012 Norfolk Tides placed Steve Tolleson on the reserve list.
August 16, 2012 Norfolk Tides activated 3B Steve Tolleson from the 7-day disabled list.
August 5, 2012 Norfolk Tides placed 3B Steve Tolleson on the 7-day disabled list. broken right index finger
July 26, 2012 Baltimore Orioles optioned 3B Steve Tolleson to Norfolk Tides.
July 7, 2012 Baltimore Orioles recalled Steve Tolleson from Norfolk Tides.
June 27, 2012 Baltimore Orioles optioned Steve Tolleson to Norfolk Tides.
June 14, 2012 Baltimore Orioles recalled Steve Tolleson from Norfolk Tides.
June 12, 2012 Baltimore Orioles optioned Steve Tolleson to Norfolk Tides.
May 9, 2012 Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of Steve Tolleson from Norfolk Tides.
November 22, 2011 Norfolk Tides signed free agent Steve Tolleson.
November 22, 2011 Baltimore Orioles invited non-roster LF Steve Tolleson to spring training.
November 2, 2011 LF Steve Tolleson elected free agency.
May 31, 2011 Sacramento River Cats traded LF Steve Tolleson to Tucson Padres.
May 29, 2011 Steve Tolleson roster status changed by Sacramento River Cats.
January 28, 2011 Oakland Athletics sent LF Steve Tolleson outright to Sacramento River Cats.
January 28, 2011 Oakland Athletics invited non-roster 2B Steve Tolleson to spring training.
January 19, 2011 Oakland Athletics designated Steve Tolleson for assignment.
August 13, 2010 Oakland Athletics recalled Steve Tolleson from Sacramento River Cats.
June 17, 2010 Steve Tolleson roster status changed by Sacramento River Cats.
May 28, 2010 Sacramento River Cats placed 2B Steve Tolleson on the 7-day disabled list. right calf strain
May 4, 2010 Oakland Athletics optioned 2B Steve Tolleson to Sacramento River Cats.
April 27, 2010 Oakland Athletics recalled Steve Tolleson from Sacramento River Cats.
March 30, 2010 Oakland Athletics optioned Steve Tolleson to Sacramento River Cats.
February 1, 2010 Oakland Athletics claimed Steve Tolleson off waivers from Minnesota Twins.
October 19, 2009 Steve Tolleson roster status changed by Minnesota Twins.
May 29, 2009 Steve Tolleson assigned to Rochester Red Wings from New Britain Rock Cats.
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Steve Tolleson Awards and Honors

Steve Tolleson  14 3B

Steve Tolleson
  • Full Name: Steven Wayne Tolleson
  • Born: November 1, 1983
  • Age: 32
  • Birthplace: Spartanburg, SC
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 185
  • Draft: Round 5 (2005, MIN)
  • School: South Carolina
  • MLB Debut: 04/28/2010

2015 Highlights
• Was on Toronto's Opening Day roster and appeared in seven games with the Blue Jays from 4/9-24 
• Suffered a groin injury that kept him sidelined for the remainder of the season save for 21 games between Toronto, Single-A Dunedin and Triple-A Buffalo
• Signed by the Baltimore Orioles as a Minor League Free agent on November 16th
2014: Began the season with Triple-A Buffalo where he had 17 hits and nine RBI in 19 games before being promoted to Toronto on April 30th…Appeared in a career-high 109 games for the Blue Jays batting .253 (43-170)with three home runs and 16 RBI's...His first six hits with the Blue Jays went for extra bases (four doubles and two triples)...Batted .319 (36-113) and collected 11 of his 12 extra-base hits vs. left handers with Toronto...Hit .474 (9-19) in September...Batted .304 (7-23) in 16 Interleague games.
2013: Spent the entire year (116 games) with Triple-A Charlotte…Hit a combined .346 (55-159) over June and July…Had a season-high 12-game hit streak from June 25-July 7 posting a .340 average (16-47) over that span. • Ranked 2nd on the Knights with 28-2B…Finished T-2nd with 53 RBI.
2012: Spent most of the season with Triple-A Norfolk…Batted .365 (19-52) vs. left-handers with Norfolk…Hit just .194 (12-62) in April, but .330 (33-100) the rest of the season…Was on the disabled list with a fractured finger from 8/5-8/16…Played in 29 games over four stints with Baltimore…Tied a MLB career high with three RBI on 6/10 vs. PHI (also 9/26/10 vs. TEX)…Collected his first career stolen base on 6/26 vs. LAA.
2011: Combined to hit .275 (134-487) with 27 doubles, two triples, nine home runs, 55 RBI and 77 runs scored over 123 games between Triple-A Sacramento and Triple-A Tucson… Homered in consecutive games on 5/12-13 and 6/15-16…Was traded by Oakland to San Diego on 5/29 in exchange for a player to be named later…Batted .353 (42-119) with 21 RBI in his first 27 games with Tucson.
2010: Appeared in 82 games at Triple-A Sacramento…Ranked fifth in the pacific coast league in average (.332) at the time of his promotion to Oakland…Batted .386 (32-83) against left-handers and .311 (65-209) vs. right-handers…Was on the disabled list from 5/26-6/17 with a strained left calf…Posted a 16-game hitting streak from 6/26-7/16 (.422, 27-64)..Made his major-league debut on 4/28 at Tampa Bay…Recorded his first career hit on 4/30 at Toronto (off Josh Roenicke) Hit his first major-league home run (off Matt Harrison) on September 10th. 
PERSONAL: Steven Wayne Tolleson was signed by Baltimore as a minor league free agent November 16th, 2016…Originally selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 5th round of the 2005 MLB Draft…Prior to turning professionally, he played baseball at the University of South Carolina, the same school that produced former Oriole Brian Roberts and current Norfolk Tides teammate Christian Walker…He was named First-Team All Southeastern Conference and First-Team All-Tournament at the NCAA Atlanta Regional in 2003…He is a 2002 graduate of Dorman (SC) High school where he played varsity baseball for four years…His father, Wayne, played 10 seasons in the major leagues with Texas (1981-85), the White Sox (1986) and the New York Yankees (1986-90).