The New York Yankees They continue to improve their outfield depth for the 2023 season and agreed to a minor league, invitation-only deal with Willie Calhoun for spring training.
Calhoun, a former prospect Texas Rangers In 2017, he didn’t get the opportunities he expected in 2022, being traded to the San Francisco Giants, with whom he barely appeared in four games in the majors. He finished with a line of .135/.274/.250 with 4 extra base hits and 3 RBIs.
In the 2019 season, Calhoun hit 21 home runs, 14 doubles and drove in 48 runs for the Rangers, his best year of six in the Major Leagues.
The Yankees signed the former Los Angeles outfielder through late 2022 Oakland AthleticsBilly McKinney would start in the minor leagues for the Bronx Bombers after one forgettable season.
The Dallas, Texas native posted a .096/.158/.173 line with a double, one home run and four RBIs in 57 appearances with the A’s in the majors in 2022. However, in Triple A he revealed. Has a .295/.396/.530 average with 13 doubles, 5 triples, 12 home runs and 49 RBIs.
The Yankees are looking for a left fielder Grisham It is one of the best alternatives by conversion.
Grisham is a two-time Gold Glove winner, but couldn’t bat, hitting a .184/.284/.341 line with 17 home runs and 53 RBIs last season with the San Diego Padres.
Grisham can play all outfield positions, giving manager Aaron Boone a lot of flexibility. In 4 years and 3021.0 innings as an outfielder, he committed 8 errors in 835 chances. He commits more assists than fouls (9).
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