Linebrink with the Chicago White Sox in 2010
|Born: August 4, 1976|
|April 15, 2000, for the San Francisco Giants|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 28, 2011, for the Atlanta Braves|
|Earned run average||3.51|
San Francisco Giants
San Diego Padres
Chicago White Sox
Following the 2007 season he was signed as a free agent by the Chicago White Sox, a deal reportedly worth $19 million over 4 years. Linebrink wears number 71 in honor of Mark Merila, former bullpen catcher for the Padres, who had battled a brain tumor.
St. Louis Cardinals
He was given his unconditional release on June 8, 2012, after injuries prevented him from pitching with the team.
Currently, Scott works as the Director of Stewardship – Southwest Region for Water Mission.
- Langosch, Jennifer (February 10, 2012). "Cardinals sign reliever Scott Linebrink to Minor League deal". cardinals.com.
- Cards release ailing reliever Linebrink, MLB.com (June 8, 2012)