Minor Moves: Osvaldo Martinez, Angel Sanchez

Here are today’s minor moves from around baseball.

  • The Braves have acquired infielder Osvaldo Martinez in a trade with the Dodgers and assigned him to the Gwinnett Braves, who announced the move. Martinez, 26, played in parts of the 2010 and 2011 seasons with the Marlins, hitting a combined .258/.300/.348 in 71 plate appearances. This season, he had been hitting .176/.242/.269 with Double-A Chattanooga, where he played mostly shortstop and third base.
  • Infielder Angel Sanchez has signed with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in the independent Atlantic League, the New York Post’s Ken Davidoff tweets. Sanchez has collected 630 career MLB plate appearances, the overwhelming majority of them with the Astros in 2010 and 2011, with a line of .254/.303/.307. He appeared briefly for the White Sox in 2013.

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