Meantime, the Yankees still could add an experienced third baseman via trade or free agent, although adding significant money to the payroll could prevent either from occurring due to managing partner Hal Steinbrenner's insistence on his club being under the $197 million luxury-tax threshold.
Frazier hit.213 with a.772 OPS between Chicago and NY last season while cutting his strikeout rate as K's rose across the league. In 66 games with the Yankees, Frazier hit.222 with 11 home runs, posting an OPS of.788. This signing also gives Asdrubal Cabrera what he's wanted, which is the chance to play second base rather than third. The deal is worth $17 million, according to reports. Cabrera likely will shift to second base, with Amed Rosario at shortstop.
The addition of Frazier fills the void at third base the Mets have had the past three seasons with seven-time All-Star David Wright hampered by injuries. He's planning on attending spring training, but hasn't been cleared to resume baseball activities.
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Chase Headley, the starter at third last season until Frazier arrived, was moved to the San Diego Padres in December, so the Yankees also in-house candidates at third besides Andujar are utility infielders Ronald Torreyes and Tyler Wade.
By comparison Frazier had a.960 fielding percentage at third with the White Sox and Yankees, and for his career he has a.965 fielding percentage at the position.
Frazier has rarely hit for a high average, and he batted a career low (.213) in 2017.