Lou Merloni
47-Year-Old Third Baseman3B
 Free Agent  
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There was no outlook written for Lou Merloni in 2018. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Retired from baseball in March of 2008.
3BOakland Athletics  
April 7, 2008
Merloni retired from baseball last month according to sacbee.com.
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He would have been appropriate only for mixed leagues so deep that you couldn't see the bottom anyway.
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Played in 19 games for the Tribe last year, after topping out at 194 at-bats in 2002 with Boston. If he finds a job in 2006, he'll likely taking a lot of bus rides in the minors
By now you know what you get with Merloni, a role player who is not going to provide much value. Steer clear and find an option with some upside as there is none here.
Merloni, who has been a lifetime role-player in the majors, saw much playing time to start the 2004 season until he was put on the DL in August with inflammation in his right elbow. Although he can play multiple positions and hit for average, he will most likely continue to be used as a role-player for the Indians in the middle infield.
Merloni is a local guy (Framingham, MA) who fit back in well with Boston after arriving from a brief stint with San Diego. He plays several positions, which has become a highly-desirable trait in contemporary baseball. He won't play enough to be fantasy-worthy.
Nomar's buddy with Ben Affleck as a patron, but neither does anything to make him worth your time.
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3BOakland Athletics  
April 1, 2007
Merloni was reassgined to Triple-A Sacramento.
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3BOakland Athletics  
March 13, 2007
Merloni (concussion) will appear in Wednesday's simulated game, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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3BOakland Athletics  
March 8, 2007
Merloni was diagnosed with a concussion as a result of being hit in the head by a pitch on Tuesday, the team's web site reports.
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3BOakland Athletics  
March 7, 2007
Merloni was hit on the head by a pitch in Tuesday's game, the team's web site reports.
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3BOakland Athletics  
January 9, 2007
Merloni signed a minor league deal with an invite to spring training with the A's.
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