Andy Wilkins was claimed off waivers by the Brewers on Wednesday.
The Brewers are the fourth organization to claim Wilkins in the last four months, so a lot could happen before now and Opening Day. At 27 years old, he is hardly a prospect anymore, despite maintaining rookie eligibility. He could compete for a job at first base in spring training if he remains with the Brewers, but he offers very little fantasy upside.
Andy Wilkins was claimed off waivers by the Texas Rangers on Monday, Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times reports.
It's already the second time this offseason, and the third time since the start of September, that Wilkins has been claimed off waivers, as he was designated for assignment by the Mariners earlier in the month after being with the club for just a week. He slashed a combined .251/.315/.447 at the Triple-A level last season and will likely begin the year back in the minors.
Wilkins was claimed at the beginning of December by the
Andy Wilkins was claimed off waivers by the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday.
Wilkins was claimed off waivers by the Orioles back in September, but he was DFA'd last week and will land with the Mariners organization, likely providing infield depth in 2016. The 27-year-old spent last season at Triple-A for the Dodgers and Blue Jays organizations, hitting a combined .251/.315/.447 with 79 RBI in 126 games.
Andy Wilkins was designated for assignment Wednesday.
Wilkins, who was claimed off waivers by the Baltimore Orioles in the beginning of September, was DFA'd after the team acquired outfielder L.J. Hoes from the Astros on Wednesday. The 27-year-old first baseman did hit 18 home runs and 70 RBI with the Dodgers Triple-A affiliate at Oklahoma City, but he wasn't expected to provide much more than organizational depth in the coming years.
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