The MLB offseason is correct getting underway, however the Angels absorb already made about a distinguished additions both in free agency and thru alternate. On Tuesday night time, they pulled off one more pass with an watch in direction of ending an eight-year playoff drought.
The Angels received outfielder Hunter Renfroe from the Brewers in alternate for pitchers Janson Junk, Elvis Peguero and Adam Seminaris, the group launched. Renfroe joins infielder Gio Urshela and All-Well-known particular person pitcher Tyler Anderson as the Angels’ distinguished offseason acquisitions.
Renfroe, 30, hit .255/.315/.492 with 29 home runs in 125 video games for Milwaukee remaining season after hitting 31 homers with 96 RBIs the season prior with Boston. The Angels may be Renfroe’s fifth group in 5 years after spending his first four big-league seasons with the Padres.
Renfroe has predominantly played excellent field, however has some expertise in left as successfully, where the Angels absorb an glaring opening. Taylor Ward, a frequent first-spherical secure who broke out as one of many group’s handiest hitters in 2022, is Los Angeles’s everyday excellent fielder. Renfroe will hit free agency after subsequent season.
Junk was rated by MLB.com as the Angels’ No. 16 prospect, whereas Peguero and Seminaris didn’t plan in the tip 30. Junk and Peguero both made brief appearances with the Angels remaining year after spending various the season at Triple A. Seminaris, a fifth-spherical secure in 2020, had a 3.54 ERA over 101 2/3 innings in the minors remaining season, pitching across three various levels and sooner or later reaching Triple A.
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