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The Detroit Tigers have designated infielder/outfielder Nick Solak on Friday.
Solak appeared in just two games with the Tigers but didn't record a plate appearance. He also struggled with Triple-A Toledo, hitting just .179 with two homers and two steals in 32 games played.
Utility player Nick Solak has been recalled from Triple-A Toledo.
Just acquired by the Tigers, Solak has been recalled take the roster spot of Akil Baddoo who was placed on the IL with a quan strain. The former top prospect appeared in just one game with the Braves this season after hitting just .207 with three homers, three stolen bases, and a .638 OPS across 95 plate appearances with the Rangers in the 2022 campaign.
Nick Solak was claimed off waivers by the Detroit Tigers. He was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk.
Solak joins the Tigers organization after previously being with Atlanta. He is hitting .256 with a .773 OPS in Triple-A this season.
The Atlanta Braves have claimed second baseman Nick Solak off waivers from the Chicago White Sox.
Solak, once a highly-touted prospect, has scuffled since an impressive 33-game debut back in the 2019 season. The 28-year-old's bat has been at least 11% worse than the league average in each of the last three seasons, as per wRC+, while he hit just .207 with three homers, three steals, and a .635 OPS across 35 games with the Texas Rangers last season. He's been optioned to Triple-A to begin his Braves tenure.
The Seattle Mariners have designated utility player Nick Solak for assignment.
Solak was designated after struggling with Triple-A Tacoma to begin the season, hitting just .077 with a .371 OPS across a small four-game sample. The former highly-touted prospect, now 28, has struggled since a strong 2019 debut as he owns a career .252 average and .699 OPS across 253 big-league games with 21 homers and 19 stolen bases in that time.