Chicago White Sox They somehow took out their wallets this offseason and didn’t want to be left behind in the maelstrom of recent signings, as they reached an agreement with the patrolman Andrew Benintendi for five seasons and $75 millionMLB Network’s Jon Heyman reported on Friday.
Benintendi is coming off reaching career highs in 2022 in batting average (.304), on-base percentage (.373) and strikeout rate (14.8%). His 120 OPS+ and Baseball-Reference 3.2 WAR were second only to what he did in 2018.
Defensively, he regressed a bit, according to a stat from his 2021 Gold Glove campaign. His Defensive Runs Saved dropped from seven to two, far from the 11 and 12 he had in 2017 and 2018. , respectively, while he was still with the Red Sox.
This would be the fourth team of his career, having played for the Red Sox, Kansas City Royals, and New York Yankees.
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