MLB News: Angels sign utility man who was a one-time All-Star homer with D-backs not long ago

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are signing veteran infielder Jake Lamb, with a minor league contract. Lamb’s agreement would come with a base salary of $1.25MM if he makes a major league roster. Lamb could opt out of the deal if he isn’t in the majors by July 1.

Lamb hopes to reach MLB level for the 10th straight year in 2023. The left-handed hitter was an everyday third baseman with the Diamondbacks for a few seasons, combining for 59 home runs from 2016-17. However, things went downhill after he suffered a shoulder injury that required surgery, and he has worked more as a commuter in recent years:

In the past three seasons, Lamb He has appeared in the Major Leagues with six different clubs (Arizona, Oakland, White Sox, Toronto, Dodgers, and Seattle). He split the 2022 season between Los Angeles and Seattle, going to the Mariners in a trade at the deadline.

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The 32-year-old, 6-foot-3 Jacob Ryan Lamb combined for a .216/.315/.392 slash in 111 MLB plate appearances between the two clubs. He struck out in a massive 34.2% of plate appearances, but walked a 9.9% quality pace while notching three home runs and six doubles.

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I am a fan of the King of Sports, especially the Boston Red Sox in MLB and in general all of Mexican baseball. This profession has given me the opportunity to cover big events such as the Caribbean Series, LMB All Star, LMP (uninterrupted since 2009), important players’ signatures. I had the chance to attend the 2013 World Classic in Arizona, USA, albeit as an amateur. Apart from this beautiful sport, I love basketball, where I have also narrated games and even an NBA friendly 10 years ago, but baseball is in my veins. Graduated in Communication Sciences from the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS). , from which I graduated in 2011. I was born in Mazatlán, Sinaloa and started in the world of sports journalism in 2004 in the newspaper El Sol de Mazatlán, where I was a baseball columnist and reporter at the same time. In January 2009 I arrived at El Debate as a journalist reporter and it took almost six years (in the first stage), until in November 2014 I emigrated to radio, providing my services at Línea Directa-Grupo RSN. My cycle there ended in July 2019 and a few days later, El Debate gave me another opportunity to work and opened the doors for me again. That is how I came to Al Bat, where I have been since 2019 as a web journalist.

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MLB News: Angels sign utility man who was a one-time All-Star homer with D-backs not long ago