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Minor MLB Transactions: 11/24/21 – MLB Commerce Rumors

Rounding up a number of latest minor league signings involving one-time main leaguers, all courtesy of Chris Hilburn-Trenkle of Baseball America:

  • The White Sox have signed outfielder Luis Alexander Basabe. The switch-hitting outfielder was a reasonably well-regarded prospect for portion of his early minor league profession, starting his profession within the Purple Sox’s system earlier than going to the White Sox as a part of the Chris Sale blockbuster. Basabe, now 25, topped out at Double-A throughout his first run by way of the Chicago farm system, making it onto the 40-man roster however by no means showing in an enormous league recreation with the Pale Hose. The White Sox traded him to the Giants for money concerns in August 2020, and he made 9 large league appearances with San Francisco that 12 months. Basabe was outrighted off the Giants’ 40-man in February and not too long ago elected minor league free company after spending this 12 months in Double-A.
  • The Padres have signed right-hander Heath Fillmyer. A former fifth-round choose of the Athletics, Fillmyer reached the majors with the Royals in 2018. Between that 12 months and the next season, he tossed 104 2/3 innings of 5.07 ERA/5.10 SIERA ball. The 27-year-old spent the majority of the 2021 marketing campaign with Cleveland’s prime minor league affiliate, working to a 6.18 ERA with a below-average 21.9% strikeout price and a barely elevated 10.2% stroll proportion throughout 83 frames with Columbus.
  • Catcher Juan Graterol has landed with the Diamondbacks. The correct-handed hitting backstop suited up with the Angels, Twins and Reds between 2016-19, combining to tally 129 plate appearances over these 4 seasons. Graterol has considerably extra expertise in Triple-A, the place he’s a .280/.321/.344 hitter throughout elements of seven seasons. The 32-year-old (33 in February) spent the 2021 marketing campaign with the Blue Jays’ prime affiliate, hitting .293/.355/.359 with a pair of dwelling runs over 186 plate appearances.

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