Clint Joseph Sammons...played with former Braves teammate Jeff Francoeur at Parkview High School in Lilburn, Georgia...was the
starting quarterback and starting catcher on state championship teams in football and baseball, respectively...hit .452 with six
home runs and 43 RBI as a senior...named to the all-county and all-metro Atlanta teams...selected to the Pan-Am Games silvermedal
winning USA Junior National Team and named a Second Team All-American by HSBA...from high school, went on to play
baseball at the University of Georgia from 2002-04.2011Missed most of season with a torn meniscus suffered on April 24 with triple-A New
Orleans...Appeared in seven games before injury, batting .211 (4x19) with three home runs
and four RBI...Returned to action on August 15 with Gulf Coast League Marlins and appeared in
just four games before being promoted to New Orleans for final two games of season...Batted .200 (2x10) with a home run and three RBI after return (0x4 with New Orleans).2010Had a down year with triple-A Gwinnett in the Atlanta Braves system, batting .162 with seven doubles,
five home runs and 24 RBI over 84 games ... Tallied a season-high three hits on September 1 at Norfolk ... Connected for his first home run of the year in his second games, April 10 vs. Charlotte ... Drove in a season-high three runs on August 28 vs. Norfolk, going 1x4 with a home run.2009Made Atlanta's Opening Day roster but did not see any action before being sent to Gwinnett (AAA) on 4/16...Threw out 32% (24-of-75) of stolen base attempts with Gwinnett...Appeared in a combined six games (two starts) with Atlanta over three separate stints...Led all organizational catchers with 76 games behind the plate with Gwinnett.2008Played in 23 games after being recalled 7/28 from Richmond (AAA) where he hit .237 with 18 2B, 1 HR,
22 RBI and 7 SB in 81 games.
...Ended an 0-for-18 hitless streak with a single in the second inning on 9/27 at HOU. Also had an 0-for-17
hitless streak snapped on 8/26 vs. FLA with a 2-out RBI single in the sixth inning.
...Had a career-high 3 RBI (the first three of his career) and three hits to go with his first Major League home
run in the sixth inning on 8/1 vs. MIL off J. Pineiro, a two-run game-winning HR.
...He hit .279 (19-for-68) vs. LHP and .224 (47-for-210) vs. RHP at Richmond.2007Clint made his first appearance on the Atlanta roster after climbing from Single-A Myrtle Beach and
Double-A Mississippi...Made first career start on 9/30 at HOU and went 2-for-3 with a double in his first game with at-bats...Had contract purchased from Mississippi (AA) on 9/11 and made his MLB debut as a defensive
replacement on 9/12 at NYM...Led Southern League throwing out 48 pct. of SB attempts (38-of-79)...Hit .269 with 4 HR and 13 RBI in 23 games at Myrtle Beach (A) and .243 with 5 HR and 36 RBI in 83 games
at Miss...Hit .234 with 2B, a homer, and two RBI in the SL Divisional Series vs. MTG...At Miss., he hit .300 vs. LHP and .222 vs. RHP. Hit .215 at home and .272 on the road...Had a season-high three hits (3-for-4, 2B) on 6/11 at BIR...Had a season-high three runs batted in on 5/15 at BIR (2-for-4, 2B) and 6/25 vs. MON (HR, 2 R)...Promoted to AA Mississippi from High-A Myrtle Beach on 5/4.2006Had 24 multi-hit games: 19 two-hit games and five three-hit games...Tied the game on 4/25 vs. SAL with a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth, a game won with a Diory Hernandez homer that followed Sammons...In the late-April series against SAL, Sammons knocked in five runs in three games to help the Pelicans
sweep the series...Had two season-high nine-game hitting streaks (6/21-7/4 & 7/7-18) snapped with one game in between (.388, 26-for-67)...Hit in 18-of-19 games from 6/21-7/18 and 20-of-22 from 6/21-7/24 (.372, 29-for-78)...Over his last 10 games, he hit .419 (18-for-43) with three homers and 15 RBI, raising his season average
from .237 to .258. Seven of the 10 games were multi-hit games, including three three-hit games and a five-RBI game on 8/26 at FRD...Played with the Honolulu Sharks in the Hawaii Winter Baseball league, hitting .271 (16-for-59) in 19 games
with three doubles an two runs batted in.2005Spent the season with Rome (A) and was selected to the South Atlantic League All-Star team...Was
named Rome's Player of the Year by the organization, leading the team with 62 RBI and 29 doubles while ranking second with 122 hits, 55 walks and 60 runs scored...Ranked fifth among Braves' farm hands with 29
doubles, eighth with 122 hits and ninth with 62 RBI...Hit .325 (41-for-126) with 57 RBI with runners in scoring
position...In May, he hit .323 (32-for-99) with 14 RBI and in August he hit .330 (33-for-100) with two home runs
and 17 RBI...Had a season-high four runs batted in to go with three hits, including a homer, in game two 8/5
at AUG...Also had four RBI and three hits 5/14 at GRE. Had a season-high four hits 7/17 vs. GBO.2004Began his professional career with Danville (Rookie).