Greg Lomack Allen, 29, is a Major League Baseball outfielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He was born on March 15, 1993. He made his MLB debut with the Cleveland Indians in 2017, and he’s previously played for the San Diego Padres and the New York Yankees.
Allen was traded to the San Diego Padres on August 31, 2020, along with Mike Clevinger and Matt Waldron, for Austin Hedges, Josh Naylor, Cal Quantrill, and minor league players Gabriel Arias, Owen Miller, and Joey Cantillo.
On August 31, 2020, the Indians traded Allen, along with Mike Clevinger and Matt Waldron, to the San Diego Padres in exchange for Austin Hedges, Josh Naylor, Cal Quantrill, and minor league players Gabriel Arias, Owen Miller, and Joey Cantillo.
He played in one game for San Diego before they optioned him to their alternate training site. On December 31, 2020, Allen was designated for assignment by the Padres following the signing of Ha-Seong Kim.
On March 1, Allen was outrighted and invited to spring training as a non-roster invitee. He was assigned to the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders to begin the season.
When the Yankees had an outbreak of COVID-19, the Yankees selected Allen to the major leagues on July 16. Allen played in 15 games for the Yankees, hitting .270 with no home runs and two RBIs. On August 5, Allen was returned to Triple-A Scranton and removed from the 40-man roster.