The New York Mets today announced that the club has claimed infielder INF Yolmer Sánchez off waivers from the Boston Red Sox. Sánchez, 30, was designated for assignment by Boston on August 16. He appeared in 14 games for the Red Sox this season, making 12 starts at second base. He has played in 672 games over his eight-year major league career with Chicago-AL (2014-2020) and Boston (2022), including 428 appearances at second base, 204 games at third base and 16 games at shortstop.
He Ranks seventh in MLB with a .969 fielding percentage at third base (min. 200 games) and ninth with a .986 fielding percentage at second base (min. 400 games) since 2014.
(Editor’s note: Translation – what they are saying is, he can’t hit)
In addition, Catcher Patrick Mazeika has been designated for assignment.