The New York Yankees reinforced their strength ahead of the season opener.

Local media such as ‘’ quoted sources on the 30th (Korean time) and reported that the Yankees would recruit outfielder Franchi Cordero (29).

According to ‘ESPN’ major league reporter Jeff Bankan, this contract is a non-guaranteed major league contract. 스포츠토토

It is a split contract that receives an annual salary of $1 million if included in the major league roster and $180,000 if relegated to the minor leagues. First of all, he will start the season on the opening roster.

Cordero played in 227 games over six seasons in the major leagues, batting average of 0.221, on-base percentage of 0.290, and slugging percentage of 0.386. He is a player who can play all outfield positions.

In 84 games for the Boston Red Sox last season, he posted a batting average of 0.219, on-base percentage, 0.300, slugging average of .397, 8 homers, and 29 RBIs.

He signed a contract with the Baltimore Orioles for this spring camp and showed a good performance with a batting average of 0.413, 2 home runs, 4 doubles and 1 triple in the demonstration game, but he did not enter the opening roster.

Using the opt-out clause, he came out on the free agent market ahead of the season opening and got a chance in a new team.

According to ‘Baseball Savant’, he recorded a maximum batting speed of 117.9 mph last season, better than 99% of all hitters in the major leagues. He recorded 84% sprint speed.

His defensive ability has declined. He was in the bottom 3% on OAA (Outs Above Average), one of the indicators of defensive ability.

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