2B,3B,RF - FA
The Milwaukee Brewers declined Eric Sogard's $4.5 million team option. The veteran infielder will enter free agency.
Sogard was okay in 2020, finishing the year with a .209 batting average. The former 2nd round draft pick offers the ability to play around the diamond as a semi-utility man but doesn't boast too much power.
Eric Sogard went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Saturday's 7-6 win over the Pirates.
Sogard blasted a two-run shot off Richard Rodriguez in the botom of the ninth to end the game. It was his first homer of the year. Sogard is slashing a pedestrian .179/.289/.244 for the year.
Eric Sogard went 1-for-4 and scored a run on Friday as the Brewers beat the Cubs by a 4-3 score.
Sogard is only hitting .196 with three RBI and three runs scored over 17 games this season. The 34-year-old infielder does not have a firm role on the Brewers and is not worth picking up off of the waiver wire.
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports Eric Sogard and the Brewers have come to terms on a one-year contract.
The deal is for $4.5 million and includes a club option for 2021. Sogard hit .290 with 13 homers and eight stolen bases with the Blue Jays and Rays last year. He'll likely serve as a super-utility player for Milwaukee next season.
Eric Sogard (foot) remains very likely to be sidelined through the Rays' final three regular-season games this coming weekend, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Sogard hurt his foot from a foul tip on September 6 and has had issues ever since. It looks like the veteran infielder is done for the regular season but could see action in the postseason if he is ready to go next week.