The White Sox have acquired Max Staci and cash considerations from the Braves in exchange for naming the player later. Both teams have announced the deal. for every Darrell Van Schoen of the Chicago Sun-Timesthe Braves are expected to pay the majority of Stassi’s $7 million salary next season.
Stassi, who turned 33 in March, spent just one day in the Braves organization after being acquired from the Angels yesterday in a multi-player deal with the Angels along with infielder David Fletcher. Now, the veteran catcher travels to his third organization in two days, where he is expected to have the opportunity to take on a regular role on Chicago’s South Side. The White Sox lost Yasmani Grandal To free up the agency earlier this season they needed a veteran backup to pair with the youngster Corey Lee Behind the plate in 2024.
It’s a need that Stacy is more than capable of meeting. While the veteran missed the entire 2023 season, the first half of his absence was due to a left hip strain that prevented him from being on Anaheim’s opening roster last season. Stassi recovered from that problem midway through the season, but he and his wife open Last month, the birth of their son three months premature necessitated Stassi stepping away from the game and caring for his family for the remainder of the 2023 season.
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