The Miami Marlins team signed the Venezuelan utility Willians Astudillo for the 2022 Major Leagues – MLB season.
Willians Astudillo, who was in free agency after the 2021 season with the Minnesota Twins, has agreed to a minor league contract with the Marlins for Major League Baseball’s upcoming 2022 season.
The scoop on the signing of “La Tortuga” Astudillo was given by the journalist who covers the Marlins Craig Mish, who also added that the versatile Venezuelan baseball player received an invitation to Spring Training in search of a roster spot for the Opening Day 2022 of the MLB.
Astudillo, who comes from playing in the winter with Caribes de Anzoátegui and Navegantes del Magallanes in the Caribbean Series, performed in a great way and at the time was in the rumors for the Mexican Baseball League (LMB), however, the Marlins are the destination for this player who can play in the infield, outfield and even catcher.
Numbers of “La Tortuga” for 2022
According to Fangraphs projections, this is how Asdtudillo would do in the next harvest:
- Games: 95
- Plate appearances: 330
- Shifts: 314
- Hits: 86
- Scored: 36
- Doubles: 13
- Home runs: 10
- Towed: 37
- Stolen bases: 3
- Tickets: 6
- Strikeouts: 16
- Average: .274
- OBP .300
- SLG: .411
- OPS: .667
Astudillo, a native of Barcelona, will share in the Marlins with other Venezuelans such as Jesús Aguilar, Miguel Rojas, Avisail García, Jesús Luzardo, Elieser Hernández and Pablo López.
numbers for life
Since his debut in 2018, Willians Astudillo has a total of 137 hits, 15 homers, 66 runs scored, 58 RBIs and an average of .270 in the Majors.
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Venezuelan Willians Astudillo agrees with the Miami Marlins