Two minutes with ... catcher Clevenger
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The "Two Minutes with" series focuses on local product Steve Clevenger, who is seeking the backup catcher's role. Clevenger, acquired in the midseason trade from the Cubs that also netted the Orioles now-departed starter Scott Feldman, is competing along with Johnny Monell for the spot behind Matt Wieters.
Clevenger, 27, is from Baltimore and grew up attending games at Camden Yards.
Favorite food: Steak. I'm a rib-eye kind of guy. I like a lot of fatty meat on my steak.
Favorite movie: The Halloween [series]. The original ones. I'm a scary-movie guy.
Hidden talent: I'm pretty good at video games. I'm a Zelda guy, I like old-school games.
If I wasn't a baseball player, I'd be … : A professional fisherman. I watch the shows every Saturday morning and stuff. I'm an outdoorsman.
Favorite offseason place: Panama City, Fla. You go there, it's warmer than Maryland, and we do some fishing. We go a couple times a year. My wife is from there.
Prized possession: Definitely would be my Cal Ripken signed baseball. I've had it since I was about 8 or 9 years old. I got it down at the stadium, finally. I only got one autograph from him out of all the times I went to the stadium. So, I would say it's my prized possession.