Ehire Adrianza, Infield, Minnesota Twins
Date of Birth: 8/21/1989
Birthplace: Guarenas, Venezuela
Ehire Adrianza, infielder for the Minnesota Twins, signed with the San Francisco Giants in April, 2006. He played in the Giants' minor league system from 2006 through 2013. During that time, he had 618 hits, 136 doubles, 235 RBIs, 107 stolen bases, and 465 strikeouts to 299 walks in 708 games. As a shortstop, he made 2,100 assists, 409 double plays, 975 putouts, and 130 errors in 694 games.
Adrianza joined the Giants for nine games in 2013. The following season, he played in 53 games and he had 23 hits and a .237 batting average. Defensively, he played almost half of the games at second base. In 2015, he played in 52 games and he batted just .186 with 21 hits. He played 1 game at first base, 20 games at second base, 1 game at third base, and 20 games at shortstop.
In 2016, Adrianza played in just 40 games with the Giants. He finished the season with a .254 batting average. Defensively, he played 7 games at second base, 7 games at third base, and 13 games at shortstop.
Adrianza was designated for assignment on January 24, 2017. The Milwaukee Brewers claimed him off waivers on January 31st and then designated him for assignment on February 2nd. He was claimed off waivers by the Twins on February 6th.