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San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies in Denver
Colorado Rockies center fielder Carlos Gonzalez scores against San Francisco Giants catcher Eli Whiteside during the sixth inning at Coors Field in Denver on July 26, 2009. Colorado beat San Francisco 4-2 to take a two game lead in the National League wild card race. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)
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Dustin Eli Whiteside (born October 22, 1979 in New Albany, Mississippi) is a Major League Baseball catcher for the San Francisco Giants. .

Whiteside was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the sixth round of the 2001 MLB Draft. In 2005, after injuries to catchers Javy Lopez and Geronimo Gil, the Orioles called up Whiteside for a few games. He made his major league debut on July 5, 2005. Whiteside was also called up in September. After 2007, he filed for free agency, having played in only nine major league games during his six years with the Orioles.

Before the 2008 season, Whiteside signed a contract with the Minnesota Twins. However, he only played in 8 games with the AAA Rochester Red Wings before getting released on April 30.

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