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Atholton alumnus Steve Lombardozzi keeping baseball dreams alive

Atholton alumnus Steve Lombardozzi keeping baseball dreams alive

Just a little more than two months ago, Atholton alumnus Steve Lombardozzi was playing baseball in the independent league for the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs.

It was a new beginning of sorts for Lombardozzi, who in 2011 made his major league debut for the Washington Nationals, and in 2012 played in 126 games and batted .273 for the club.

Over the last few years, Lombardozzi, 27, bounced around the league, including stints with the Baltimore Orioles in 2014 and Pittsburgh Pirates in 2015, but never played in more than 20 games for either team.

In June, however, Lombardozzi was signed by the Nationals and assigned to their Triple-A team, the Syracuse Chiefs, as he...

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