The Pittsburgh Pirates have added experience to their squad.

The Pirates announced on the 9th (Korean time) that they had signed utility player Chris Owings (32) to a major league contract ahead of a home game against the Colorado Rockies.

Owings,안전놀이터 who signed with the Pirates in February, competed for an opening roster spot in spring training, but started the season in Triple-A.

Although he only played 13 games due to an injury at Triple A Indianapolis, he recorded a batting average of 0.273, on-base percentage of 0.360, and a slugging percentage of 0.523, and was called up to the big leagues.

He played 710 games in 10 seasons, including six seasons with the Arizona Diamondbacks, with a batting average of 0.239, on-base percentage of 0.287, and slugging percentage of 0.366.

He is a player who can play a variety of defensive positions. He has experience playing all positions except first baseman and catcher.

Coach Derek Shelton said, “It was very important to be able to play a shortstop,” and revealed that his addition has completed a more functional roster.

General manager Ben Charrington said, “We found an opportunity to add a player with a sense of defensive stability in the center infield. He is a player who has shown this for a long time and is a defender you can rely on.”

After the departure of starting shortstop O’Neal Cruz, Pittsburgh gave Rodolfo Castro, Tucupita Macano, and Bae Ji-hwan the shortstop position.

All three players are still inexperienced. Pittsburgh is determined to rely on experience.

Right off the bat, he goes to shortstop from the first day he joins. On this day, Pittsburgh pitched against lefty Kyle Freeland, Ki Brian Hayes (third baseman), Brian Reynolds (left fielder), Andrew McCutchen (designated hitter), Carlos Santana (first baseman), Connor Joe (right fielder), Rodolfo Castro (second baseman), Jack Suwinski (center fielder). Chris Owings (shortstop) and Austin Hedges (catcher) announced the lineup. Pitcher Mitch Keller.

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