Wednesday, December 27, 2023

The Chicago White Sox have signed Martin Maldonado, a catcher


 NEW DELHI: catcher Martin Maldonado is said to have signed a one-year contract with the Chicago White Sox, with an option for the 2025 season. The 37-year-old catcher is famous for his protective abilities and capacity to deal with pitching staffs instead of his hostile ability. Maldonado enjoyed the past three seasons with the Houston Astros, adding to their American Association flags in 2019, 2021, and 2022, and coming out on top for a Worldwide championship title in 2022.

During the 2022 season, Maldonado posted a .191 batting normal with 15 grand slams and 36 RBIs in 362 at-bats more than 116 games. His protective capacities behind the plate have been a huge resource all through his vocation, and he won a Gold Glove in 2017 while playing for the Los Angeles Holy messengers.

Brought into the world in Puerto Rico, Maldonado was drafted by the then-Anaheim Heavenly messengers in the 27th round of the 2004 MLB Draft. He has played for a number of teams over the course of his 13-year career, including the Astros (2019), Kansas City Royals (2019), Los Angeles Angels (2017-2018), and Milwaukee Brewers (2011-2016). 2019-2023). Before reaching an agreement with the White Sox, Maldonado became a free agent in November.

His hostile measurements incorporate a profession batting normal of .207 with 111 grand slams, 361 RBIs, a .282 on-base rate, and a .349 slugging rate in 3,314 at-bats across 1,118 games. The expansion of Maldonado will give the White Sox an accomplished and protectively talented catcher for the impending season.

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