The Yankees and outfielder Willie Calhoun have agreed to an off-roster deal for 2023 that includes an invitation to the big league camp, sources told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand on Saturday. Is not …
New York has also signed outfielder Billy McKinney to a minor league deal with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre, according to the MiLB.com deal page.
Calhoun was the Rangers’ frontrunner when he arrived in Texas from the Dodgers in July 2017 as part of a trade for Yu Darvish. 848 in 82 games in 2019, but struggled to maintain that level of batting average. Production for next season. He struggled in the majors with Texas in 2022, batting . 136/. 283/. it was done.
Calhoun produced for San Francisco’s Triple-A affiliate, batting .291/.377/.453 and hitting five home runs in 42 games, but had a stuck bat in a four-game stint in the majors with the Giants. 1- became. He had one RBI for a four-eight.
McKinney, a one-time Yankee player, joined the Cubs alongside Gleyber Torres, Adam Warren and minor leaguer Rashad Crawford in a 2016 trade for Aroldis Chapman. He appeared in his two games in 2018, where he went 1-for-4 with the Yankees before being traded to the Blue Jays.
In five big league seasons, McKinney has appeared in 263 games for six teams, batting .206/.277/.387. The last time he played for his A’s was in his 2022 season, when he appeared in 23 games, hitting 1 home run and he batted . 096 with 4 RBIs.