Injuries & Moves: Braves acquire OF depth in trade with Rangers

Wounds & Moves:
Braves secure OF profundity in exchange with Officers

Martínez from Officers
The Braves picked up more outfield profundity by securing Martínez in trade for Minor Alliance right-handed pitcher Tyler Owens. Martínez debuted for Texas final year and hit one homer whereas posting a .575 OPS over 44 plate appearances. The 27-year-old left-handed-hitting Cuban outfielder delivered a .961 OPS over 353 plate appearances at the Triple-A level final year. There’s still a require for the Braves to include a right-handed-hitting outfielder to serve as their essential reinforcement outfielder.

Guillorme and RHP Huascar Ynoa
Guillorme marked a one-year, $1.1 million bargain, and Ynoa dodged assertion with a one-year, $825,000 bargain. Guillorme, who delivered a .675 OPS over the past three seasons with the Mets, will likely serve as Atlanta’s essential reinforcement infielder. Ynoa missed final season whereas recuperating from Tommy John surgery. He will give beginning pitching profundity.

Dec. 30:
LHP Chris Sale acquired from Ruddy Sox for INF Vaughn Grissom
Atlanta pulled off a noteworthy exchange with Boston, including experienced left-hander Deal, a seven-time All Star, in trade for a promising youthful infielder in Grissom. The club trusts Deal can contribute on a customary premise within the beginning turn — which would be outstanding, since wounds constrained him to fair 11 begins from 2020-22.

“There’s wellbeing history, and I get it that’s progressing to be a topic,” Braves president of baseball operations Alex Anthopoulos said. “But we think he’s a playoff-caliber starter and that’s what we were within the showcase for this offseason. We’ll make beyond any doubt to do what we will to keep him on the hill.”

 

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