Giants ink 3B Vosler on MLB deal


The Giants have signed a veteran third baseman to their squad for the 2021 season. Jason Vosler joins Evan Longoria at the hot corner on an MLB deal after spending 2019 with the El Paso Chihuahuas, the San Diego Padres AAA affiliate. He hit .291 with 20 homers and drove in 63 RBIs which included 4 triples,19 doubles in 116 games, and 425 plate appearances.


The 27-year old Northeastern alum was first drafted by the Cubs in the 16th round of the 2014 MLB amateur draft, He has never played in an MLB game but in his time while with the Cubs organization he hit .246 with 96 total homers and 473 RBIs. Vosler was traded to the Padres for pitcher Rowan Wick in 2018 and had spent time in their minor league organization before becoming a free agent last week.


Vosler will see time in the Giants infield as they try to find him a spot, he has a career fielding percentage of .966% which spans over all the infield positions. He has committed just 68 errors in over 600 games with 1009 putouts and a total of 923 assists.


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