‘Storm Recruitment’ MLB San Diego, this time aiming for catcher Vazquez

San Diego of the American Professional Baseball (MLB) acquired Sander Bohartz (30) in the free agent (FA) market for a total of 280 million dollars (approximately 370 billion won) in 11 years. The Padres are also looking for catcher this time.

The American sports media The Athletic reported on the 12th (Korean time) that San Diego is considering signing free agent catcher Christian Vazquez (32).

A native of Puerto Rico, Vazquez was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 2008 draft.

His big league debut was in 2014, and he kept his home in Boston until July of this year, then transferred to the Houston Astros at the same time as the beginning of August.

This season, in Boston, he played an active role as an offensive player and catcher with a batting average of 0.282, 8 home runs, and an OPS (on-base percentage + slugging percentage) of 0.759 in 84 games.

After moving to Houston, 토토사이트 he slowed down with a batting average of 0.250, 1 home run, and OPS 0.585 in 35 games, but he got his second championship ring after 2018 thanks to his World Series performance.

In particular, in Game 6 of the World Series against the Philadelphia Phillies, after Jordan Alvarez’s come-from-behind 3-run homer in the bottom of the 6th inning, he showed off his presence by hitting a timely wedge that ran away to 4-1.

Vazquez obtained free agency status after the 2022 season.

San Diego, where Austin Nola (33) is the starting pitcher, must fill the spot after the season by sending backup catcher Jorge Alfaro (29).

Alfaro boasted a one-shot with a batting average of 0.246 and 7 home runs in 82 games, but his productivity was evaluated as less than expected as he struck out 98 times in 274 at bats.

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