Choo Shin-soo and Elvis Andrews (35), who led the Texas Rangers batting line, are expected to remain with the Chicago White Sox. I got a chance to achieve a great record.
MBL.com quoted a source on the 20th (Korean time) and said that Andrews would sign a one-year contract with the White Sox. No specific conditions were given. There has been no official announcement from the club. 스포츠토토
Andrews played 149 games for both the Oakland Athletics and White Sox teams last season (2022), recording a batting average of 0.249, 17 home runs, 58 RBIs, and an OPS (on-base percentage and slugging average of 0.707). Andrews, who was released from Oakland in August last year, was the
main Shortstop Tim Anderson made a fresh start with the White Sox, which left due to injury. After the transfer, he recorded a batting average of 0.271 and 9 homers in 43 games
. Outfielder Andrew Benintendi was recruited, but the power reinforcement was not great.
Andrews is a veteran who played 14 seasons in the MLB. During his time at Texas, he played a role in increasing scoring behind leadoff Shin-soo Choo. After the transfer, he showed signs of an aging curve, Last season, he recorded a win contribution (WAR) of 3.0 against substitute players, and the WAR record was the best since the 2017 season
. Andrews has played only at shortstop or designated hitter throughout his career, with Illroy Jimenez serving as the designated hitter for the White Sox.
Elvis is approaching 2,000 hits in his career. He had 1997 until last season. From his debut season in 2009, he recorded ‘triple-digit hits’ in 13 seasons, excluding the 2020 season, which was played as a mini-season (60 games per team) due to the Corona 19 pandemic. In the MLB, 2,000 hits in a career is a record. Being guaranteed a year means a lot to the player.