Minor Moves: Cory Aldridge, Lance Zawadzki

The latest minor moves from around MLB…

  • The Angels have signed outfielder Cory Aldridge to a minor league deal, reports Bill Shaikin of The Los Angeles Times (on Twitter). The 32-year-old hit .363/.440/.650 in the Mexican League this year after not playing in 2011. Aldridge has 18 career big league plate appearances to his credit with the 2001 Braves and 2010 Angels.
  • The Braves signed infielder Lance Zawadzki to a minor league contract, according to the transactions page at CBSSports.com. The 26-year-old switch-hitter has big league experience with the 2010 Padres and had spent the early part of the 2012 season with the Dodgers' Triple-A affiliate. Zawadzki owns a .259/.332/.394 batting line in parts of six minor league seasons.

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3 years 3 months ago

That’s zawada zs

3 years 3 months ago

So we traded Sutton for cash, to turn around and sign this guy. Huh?(scratching my head with this series of moves)

3 years 3 months ago

THe Braves must have been looking for more defense from their AAA SS.  By most accounts, Zawadzki has a better glove then Sutton.

3 years 3 months ago

this does seem a bit odd. Perhaps Oswalt forcefully rejected their advances?

3 years 3 months ago


3 years 3 months ago

Ha! Saw Aldridge play in Korea.