Chicago White Sox Sign 13-Year Veteran Catcher

The Chicago White Sox have recently signed veteran catcher Martín Maldonado to a one-year contract, with an option for the 2025 season.

This move was confirmed by various sources, including MLB Network and the New York Post.

Maldonado, aged 37, joins the White Sox following a significant tenure with the Houston Astros, where he played for six seasons after being traded from the Los Angeles Angels in 2018​​.

Maldonado's career, spanning over 13 years, showcases a batting average of .207, including 111 home runs and 361 RBIs.

His on-base percentage stands at .282, coupled with a slugging percentage of .349, achieved over 3,314 at-bats across 1,118 games​.

His experience and statistics bring a depth of skill and knowledge to the White Sox, especially valuable in a position as critical as the catcher.

This signing is part of the White Sox's strategy to bolster their defensive lineup.

Maldonado's experience and track record in the major leagues present an opportunity for the White Sox to enhance their team's overall performance, especially in critical defensive positions.

The exact terms of the deal is for one year and $4 million. Photo Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports