With baseball news finally ramping back up, the Atlanta Braves’ Thursday is highlighted by the shifting of newly-acquired players Hoy Park and Lewin Diaz.
The #Braves today outrighted INF Hoy Park to Triple-A Gwinnett. The club also announced that the Baltimore Orioles claimed 1B Lewin Diaz off waivers.— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) January 5, 2023
The Braves received INF Hoy Park from the Boston Red Sox on December 16. He was designated for assignment on December 28 before he passed through waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Gwinnett. Park was originally designated for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster for Eli White, the 28-year-old outfielder who was acquired from the Texas Rangers.
After being acquired by the Braves on December 23, 1B Lewin Diaz was designated for assignment just five days later. Thursday, his former team, the Baltimore Orioles, claimed him off of waivers.
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