MLB: Without making much noise, this versatile former All Star player has more than 10 clubs after him

Veteran free agent utility Josh Harrison, received multiple offers from more than 10 teams before the institution of the lockout. Unsurprisingly given Harrison’s skill set, different clubs have indicated they would deploy the 34-year-old in different roles according to the needs of the team.

Last season, he started games at six positions: second base, shortstop, third base, and all three outfield spots, and most of that work was done at second and third pads:

Harrison, 1.73 meters tall, is coming off a decent season divided between the Washington Nationals and Oakland Athletics. The right-handed hitter posted a line of .279 / .341 / .400 with eight home runs in 558 plate appearances, numbers that are one touch above the league average as measured by wRC +.

While he didn’t draw a lot of walks or hit for a lot of power, Harrison’s miniscule 13.4% strikeout rate allowed him to hit a solid batting average. However, it’s worth noting that the two-time All-Star’s production declined after the midseason trade that sent him to Oakland.

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After starting with a strong .294 / .366 / .434 clip in 359 plate appearances in Washington, Harrison hit just .254 / .296 / .341 in 199 plate trips in the Bay Area.

Rafael Martinez

I am fond 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 major events such as the Caribbean Series, the LMB All Star, LMP (uninterrupted since 2009), signings of important players. I had the chance to attend the 2013 World Classic in Arizona, USA, albeit as a fan. Apart from this beautiful sport, I love basketball, where I have also narrated games and even an NBA friendly 10 years ago, but I carry baseball 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 came to El Debate as a journalist reporter and it was almost six years (in the first stage), until in November 2014 I emigrated to the radio providing my services in Línea Directa-Grupo RSN. My cycle there ended in July 2019 and within days, 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: Without making much noise, this versatile former All Star player has more than 10 clubs after him