Washington Nationals Sign Infielder

The Washington Nationals have signed Franklin Barreto to a minor league contract.

Barreto has not played in the majors since the 2020 season, where he spent time with the Oakland A's and Los Angeles Angels. In 21 games between them, he had zero home runs, two RBIs, and a .074 batting average. Needless to say, it was a disastrous year for him, but he will be hoping to finally have the chance to redeem himself in the majors in 2023.

The Nationals do not sport a deep roster, so there is a chance that Barreto could make the major league squad as a utility player. Time will tell what occurs on that front.

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