According to a source, the Minnesota Twins have signed outfielder Jordan Parraz to a minor league deal. Parraz, 28, will report to AA New Britain on Monday. A third round pick of the Houston Astros in the 2004 draft, Parraz has spent ten years in the minor leagues with the Astros (2004-2008), Royals (2009-2010), Yankees (2011), and Braves (2012-2013). He is a .284 lifetime hitter...
Jose Constanza helped energize the Braves last August with his ability to reach base and his speed. His performance appeared to give him a head start on making the team in 2012.
But Constanza has struggled this spring, leaving room for two other backup outfielders Jordan Parraz and Luis Durango to play their way into the race for a spot on the opening day roster.
With backup outfielders...
FOXSportsSouth.com invites you to meet the Braves as we begin a month-long look at our team, player-by-player. We'll revisit 2011 and project what 2012 might look like.
Jose ConstanzaPosition: OF
Height: 5-9; Weight: 150
Hometown: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Experience: Second season
2011 in review: Constanza provided a spark when he was called up to the...