Rockies Signal Connor Joe To Minor-League Contract
The Rockies are signing first baseman/nook outfielder Connor Joe to a minor-league contract, reviews Thomas Harding of MLB.com. He’ll obtain an invite to spring coaching.
The 28-year-old was chosen out of the Dodgers’ group within the 2018 Rule 5 draft and had a really transient run on the main league degree with the Giants early within the following season. He would up being returned to the Dodgers comparatively shortly, nonetheless, and spent the remainder of the yr in Triple-A. Regardless of a improbable .300/.426/.503 line in 446 plate appearances (a powerful efficiency even after adjusting for the hitter-friendly atmosphere of the Pacific Coast League), he didn’t handle to crack Los Angeles’ MLB roster.
Sadly, Joe was compelled to endure surgical procedure after being recognized with testicular most cancers this previous March. It’s welcome information to see he’ll be again in sport motion subsequent spring, the place he’ll battle for a job in a seemingly broad open Rockies’ first base combine.