1B,2B,3B,C - MIA - DFA
The Marlins designated Willians Astudillo for assignment on Sunday.
Astudillo played in 17 games with ther Marlins, slashing .270/.289/.351. For a team unlikely to compete for a playoff spot, rostering a 30-year-old player without a position simply didn't make much sense. Expect Astudillo to latch on somewhere and be a viable bench player, though have little fantasy relevance.
Willians Astudillo went 2-for-5 with a two-run homer and three RBI in Wednesday's 13-12 loss to the Rockies.
Astudillo hit his first big-league home run of the season Wednesday. He has been swinging the bat pretty well over the past week since being called up from Triple-A, going 5-for-17 with a homer.
The Marlins and Willians Astudillo have agreed to a minor league contract.
Contract details have yet to emerge, but Miami got deeper at first base with some possible time catching. He is a career .270 hitter with a .701 OPS.
Minnesota Twins infielder Willians Astudillo went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer in a 12-2 loss to the Red Sox on Thursday. He also threw a scoreless ninth inning in the loss.
Astudillo was the only Minnesota hitter who was able to get to Boston starter Chris Sale on the evening, hitting a two-run shot in the fifth inning. On the year, Astudillo is hitting .257 with seven homers, 16 runs, and 20 RBI over 171 at-bats.
Minnesota Twins third baseman Willians Astudillo went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer in a 4-3 win over the White Sox on Tuesday.
Astudillo's sixth-inning homer gave the Twins a 4-3 lead and wound up being the game-winner. The veteran is hitting .268 with six homers, 15 runs, and 18 RBI on the year.