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Is Charlie Culberson Still In Baseball?

Charlie Culberson is still an active player in the baseball fraternity. He is currently a professional baseball infielder for the Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Culberson was invited to spring training after signing a minor league deal with the Texas Rangers. Culberson was added to the roster of 40-man roster.

Charlie Culberson
Charlie Culberson

Culberson hit.243/.296/.381/.676 in 90 games in 2021, with 5 home runs, 22 RBI, and 7 stolen bases. After playing for a few months in minor leagues, he was promoted to the major league on April 5, 2022.

Culberson was picked 51st overall in the 2007 Major League Baseball Supplemental Draft by the San Francisco Giants out of Calhoun High School in Calhoun, Georgia.

He was added to the 40-man roster to avoid being drafted in the Rule 5 draught following the 2011 season, in which he batted.

The Richmond Flying Squirrels of the Double-A Eastern League hit 259 batters with 10 home runs and 56 runs batted in. Culberson was sent to the Colorado Rockies in exchange for Marco Scutaro and cash.

He played for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, the Rockies’ AAA club, for the remainder of the 2012 season and into 2013.

He hit.310/.338/.524 in 97 games for the Sky Sox, with 14 home runs, 64 RBI, and 8 triples. Culberson was recalled by the Rockies on July 29, replacing Jordan Pacheco.

Culberson sustained an injury. He was diagnosed with a herniated disc in his back near the start of the season, and he only appeared in five major league games.

He was granted free agency by the Rockies after the season, and he signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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