1B,DH - FA
The Atlanta Braves have signed veteran first baseman Jesus Aguilar to to a minor-league contract.
Aguilar was let go by the A's after struggling to a .221 average with five homers and a .283 wOBA across 115 plate appearances this season. It's unclear where he will fit with the Braves but he did hit .280 with an .882 OPS against left-handed pitching this season.
The Oakland A's have officially released first baseman Jesus Aguilar.
Designate for assignment last week, Aguilar has officially been released after having not been claimed by another club. The veteran scuffled to a .221 average with five homers and a .666 OPS across 115 trips to the plate for the season. The emergence of Ryan Noda and the return of Seth Brown from the IL pushed the 32-year-old to the outside looking in as he looks to latch on with a new club, likely in a platoon role moving forward.
Jesus Aguilar returns to the lineup for the Oakland Athletics against the Cincinnati Reds Sunday.
Aguilar is back in the lineup for manager Mark Kotsay Sunday, starting at first base and batting cleanup against the Reds in the series finale.
Jesus Aguilar went 3-for-4 at the plate for the Athletics Monday night, singling and hitting two solo home runs in an 11-10 win over the Angels.
Aguilar has displayed his power stroke for the Athletics recently, homering in two of his last three games for the club. The veteran slugger will continue to see plenty of at-bats in an Oakland lineup filled with question marks for fantasy managers, carrying an .824 OPS with five runs scored, four home runs, and seven runs batted in so far this season.
Jesus Aguilar went 2-for-3 at the plate for the Athletics Saturday, singling and belting a solo home run in an 18-3 loss to the Rangers.
Aguilar has been steady at the plate recently for the Athletics, picking up hits in six of his last eight games for the club. The 32-year-old slugger should continue to see plenty of opportunities in an Oakland lineup with few productive options early in the season, carrying a .724 OPS with three runs scored, two home runs, and five runs batted in so far this season.