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Nationals' Leonel Valera: Reassigned to minors camp
Valera was reassigned Tuesday to the minor-league side of Nationals camp, Jesse Dougherty of the Washington Post reports.
Valera was batting just .125/.222/.167 through 27 plate appearances this spring in the Grapefruit League. The 23-year-old will function as organizational infield depth for Washington in 2023.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Leonel Valera: Joins Nationals
Valera signed a minor-league deal with the Nationals on Friday that includes an invitation to spring training, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.
Valera split time between the High-A and Double-A levels in the Dodgers' farm system last season, highlighted by a .288/.361/.472 slash line over 355 plate appearances with Double-A Tulsa. Valera will most likely begin next year with Washington's Double-A or Triple-A affiliate, but if he can maintain his quality of play from a season ago, the 23-year-old infielder could find himself in the big leagues in 2023.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-1, 165 lbs|
|Birthplace: Barinas, Venezuela|
|Bats/Throws: R, R|