Rhett Bollinger covers the Angels for MLB.com. He previously covered the Twins from 2011-18. Follow him on Twitter @RhettBollinger and Facebook.
ANAHEIM– The Angels have actually contributed to their capturing depth, consenting to a 1 year, $1.5 million offer with veteran Kurt Suzuki, a source told MLB.coms Mark Feinsand on Friday. The Angels, however, have actually not made an official announcement.
Suzuki figures to divide tasks behind the plate with Max Stassi. Anthony Bemboom also stays on the 40-man roster as depth behind Suzuki and Stassi, which might prove crucial, as Stassi is coming off left hip surgery in October. The affordable offer also permits the Angels to remain aggressive in their hunt for pitching.
Suzuki, 37, has regional ties, as he won the College World Series with Cal State Fullerton in 2004, and is familiar with brand-new general supervisor Perry Minasian from their time together with the Braves in 2018.
Suzuki played in 33 games with the Nationals in the shortened 2020 season, hitting.270/.349/.396 with 2 homers and 17 RBIs in 33 video games. He has remained a productive player late in his career, as he also batted.264/.324/.486 with a career-high 17 house runs and 63 RBIs in 85 games in 19, helping the Nationals win a World Series title.
Suzuki, an All-Star with the Twins in 14, has actually played 14 seasons in the Majors, batting.259/.316/.392 with 133 homers and 669 RBIs in 1,512 games. Hes likewise considered a clubhouse leader, and, with his experience, hell assist the pitching personnel as well.
Anthony Bemboom likewise remains on the 40-man lineup as depth behind Suzuki and Stassi, which might show crucial, as Stassi is coming off left hip surgery in October. The inexpensive offer also enables the Angels to remain aggressive in their hunt for pitching.
Rhett Bollinger covers the Angels for MLB.com.
ANAHEIM– The Angels have contributed to their capturing depth, accepting an one-year, $1.5 million handle veteran Kurt Suzuki, a source informed MLB.coms Mark Feinsand on Friday. The Angels, nevertheless, have actually not made a main announcement.
Suzuki figures to split duties behind the plate with Max Stassi. Anthony