CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs claimed infielder Rylan Bannon off waivers from the Atlanta Braves on Friday.
Bannon made his huge league debut this 12 months, showing in 4 video games with Baltimore and one with the Braves. He went 2 for 14 with 5 strikeouts.
The 26-year-old Bannon, a local of close by Joliet, Illinois, was chosen by the Los Angeles Dodgers within the eighth spherical of the 2017 newbie draft. He was a part of the July 2018 commerce that despatched infielder Manny Machado to Los Angeles.
Bannon additionally hit .249 with 13 homers and 77 RBIs for 2 Triple-A groups this 12 months. He made 68 begins at third base, 23 as designated hitter and eight at second base.
The transfer offers Chicago 39 gamers on its 40-man roster.
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