Braves reach minor league deal with utility player Adrianza

ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves included depth by consenting to a minors agreement with energy gamer Ehire Adrianza.

The 31-year-old Adrianza would get a $1.5 million, 1 year agreement if contributed to the Braves’ 40-man lineup.

Adrianza has actually played 8 seasons with the San Francisco Giants and Minnesota Twins. He struck .191 in 44 video games with the Twins in 2020 after batting .272 with Minnesota in 2019. He has actually a .244 profession batting average with 16 homers.

Adrianza has actually played more video games at shortstop and 3rd base than any other position however likewise has actually seen time at 2nd base, very first base and in the outfield.

The contract with Adrianza followed 3rd baseman Pablo Sandoval’s minors offer with the Braves today. Sandoval would get a $1 million, 1 year agreement if he is contributed to the 40-man lineup.

The 34-year-old Sandoval struck .214 in 84 at-bats with the Braves and San Francisco Giants in 2020.

Austin Riley gets in spring training as the preferred to begin at 3rd base for the Braves. Riley likewise is an alternative in left field.

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.